Featuring cooking & cocktail tutorials, ceviche from Sabina Banderas of La Guerrerense, salsas from Jaime and Ramiro of La Casita Mexicana, Birria from Tuetano Taqueria, words from Bill Esparza & guest chefs, also music, micheladas, margaritas and more!
Benefiting our charity partners, CIELO & WSFB
Bill Esparza is the author of LA Mexicano, and a James Beard Award winner in journalism for his coverage of the Los Angeles taco scene.
Bill is often behind the scenes curating various cultural events at restaurants and venues all through out Southern California. He shared his knowledge and passion as an on-air contributor for numerous television projects including, Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown, Andrew Zimmern’s, Bizarre Foods, I’ll Have What Phil’s Having, Hwang’s World and Top Chef.
Bill has appeared on CNN, and KCRW’s radio show Good Food and the brand ambassador for the Princess Cruise line. Bill writes about Mexican food for Roads & Kingdoms, Eater, Los Angeles Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine and others. More than just a Foodie, Bill has traveled throughout Mexico, Latin America, and, of course, SoCal, in search of the best latin food the western hemisphere has to offer.
Bill Esparza is considered one of the country’s leading experts on Mexican food and he’s ready to bring you another year of amazing tacos from delicious vendors from around the world!