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Taste of Venice


The Taste of Venice

The Taste of Venice (formerly the Taste of Abbot Kinney) supports local nonprofits Inside Out Community Arts and P.S. ARTS while celebrating the chefs that make this eclectic and cosmopolitan community their home. This afternoon event highlights Venice’s extraordinary culinary talent and features a unique restaurant walking/tasting tour where you can sample signature dishes from your favorite chefs as well as enjoy wine, beer and cocktail tastings. Highlights also include music, cooking demonstrations by favorite Venice chefs and special presentations by celebrity hosts.


The Taste of Venice 2014 will be held on September 14, 2014.  For updates on the next Taste of Venice and to enjoy our posts about our culinary adventures in Venice throughout the year, follow us on Facebook or Twitter! You can also sign up for our email list to stay informed and be among the first to receive additional details about the next event when announced.

The Restaurants

Inside Out Community Arts is very grateful to all the wonderful restaurants and bars who generously open their doors and donate tastes to support Inside Out’s after school programs for underserved youth. In 2013 restaurants from all over Venice participated in the VIP reception such as Chaya Venice, Cafe Gratitude, Hostaria del Piccolo, Piccolo Venice, Sauce on Hampton, Tasting Kitchen, Barnyard, Larry’s, Barlo, Venice Ale House & Bank of Venice, Groundwork Coffee Company, Le Cellier, and Rose Cafe as well as Goose Island Beer Co, Veev Cocktails, Noble Vines Wine, Goodbites Truffles and more! And we also still had our unique walking/tasting tour of Abbot Kinney Boulevard restaurants including Joe’s, Hal’s Bar & Grill, Pork Belly’s, Willie Jane, Feed Body & Soul, Kreation Cafe, Lemonade, Local 1205, N’ice Cream, Primitivo, Abbot’s Pizza, Tlapazola, and TOMS! Learn more about The Restaurants by clicking here…


Please check back in June for details about the 2014 event.



Download the 2013 Event Catalog to learn more about the restaurants, our sponsors, Inside Out as well as enjoy recipes from some of the participating restaurants!


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Thank you to Venice Paparazzi and Jennifer Brown for the beautiful photos!

The Taste of Venice 2013 Sponsors

Inside Out is very grateful for the support of the Taste of Venice 2013 Sponsors!

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2014 Taste of Venice, please contact Alison at 310.397.8820 or email aforbes(at) for more information.


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