Marvel at LACMA's collection of French art with a food historian, then savor a French-inspired meal.
Cur-ATE: Parisian Cafe CultureLACMA (5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA) Map it $100
Take romantic inspiration from the City of Love and tour LACMA’s galleries of French art with food historian and Artbites founder, Maite Gomez-Rejón, as she weaves art and culinary history together into a fascinating tale of Paris’ modernization and the subsequent explosion of bustling café culture. Described as a cross between Sister Wendy and Rachael Ray, Gomez-Rejon shares her insights into the lives of the artists who captured the exuberance of Paris in the 19th century, contextualizing these paintings with an ongoing discussion related to the city’s culinary legacy. Following the mouth-watering tour, Executive Chef Kris Morningstar of Ray’s and Stark Bar will prepare a French-inspired feast designed especially for the event.