To tease your tastebuds before “L.A. Times Coast to Coast, presented by City National Bank” on May 9th at The Lighthouse, Chelsea Piers (Pier 61), here’s a little preview of who will be there, and which offerings are an absolute must-try. And if you haven’t purchased your tickets yet, be sure to snag them asap!
1. Le Du (Chef Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn)
Just added to the event as a featured guest, take advantage of the rare opportunity to indulge in dishes from the chef behind Bangkok’s famed Le Du, ranking #1 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list 2023. The restaurant will be collaborating with NYC’s Fish Cheeks, exclusive to the Coast to Coast event.
2. Pizzeria Mozza (Chef Nancy Silverton)
Get a taste of one of the most recognized pizzerias in the country from headliner and Michelin Star Chef Nancy Silverton. Pizzeria Mozza’s straightforward pizza highlights California ingredients with a beloved crust described as both “tender” but with a “crackling crisp on the bottom” by the L.A. Times that you won’t be able to get enough of.
3. Anajak Thai (Chef Justin Pichetrungsi) & Win Son (Chef Trigg Brown)
Awarded the 2022 Restaurant of the Year by the L.A. Times and ranking at #2 on the L.A. Times 101 Best Restaurants list, Chef Justin Pichetrungsi of Anajak Thai will take your taste buds on a sensorial experience in collaboration with NYC’s Taiwanese American restaurant & bakery, Win Son, helmed by Chef Trigg Brown. Don’t miss your chance to taste the magic between these two culinary legends!
4. Lady Wong (Pastry Chefs Seleste Tan, Mogan Anthony)
Husband and wife duo behind NYC’s Nanyang-inspired pastry and kuih boutique, Lady Wong, are bringing the best treats of Southeast Asia to the event. Ranging from Indonesia to Malaysia, Singapore to Vietnam and Thailand, their use of timeless ingredients will surely leave you craving more.
5. Cosme (Executive Chef Enrique Olvera & Head Chef Gustavo Garnica)
Here’s another collab you don’t want to miss: Executive Chef Enrique Olvera, of both NYC’s Cosme and L.A.’s Damian, will bring his two restaurants together for a very special joint dish. The highly anticipated restaurant duo will draw from Cosme’s contemporary Mexican flavors and Damian’s California flare for an unmissable bite.