Travel Costa Mesa will once again present The TASTE – Costa Mesa this fall, featuring dozens of top restaurants from throughout the city and Orange County. Cohosted with the Los Angeles Times, this pop-up block party will take place at The MET in Costa Mesa over three sessions on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19, 2019.
Unlimited tastings from the area’s best restaurants, a variety of wine, beer and seasonal cocktails, plus access to cooking demonstrations and talks by renowned chefs, are included with admission. Tickets, ranging from $80 to $115, are on sale now. Early birds can take advantage of $20 off the ticket price with offer code SAVE20.
As one of Southern California’s most popular food and wine festivals produced by the Los Angeles Times’ food staff, The TASTE celebrated its inaugural Orange County event in Costa Mesa in 2018 featuring 35 restaurants and hosting more than 3,000 guests during weekend event. See highlights here.
Costa Mesa has been named the best mid-sized city for food; one of the top 10 cities for foodies and most recently became the home of the only Orange County Michelin-starred restaurants.
Besides having an award-winning and culturally diverse dining scene, Costa Mesa is known as the City of the Arts®, being home to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, South Coast Repertory, Pacific Symphony, Pacific Chorale and the West Coast school for American Ballet Theater. Also well known, South Coast Plaza is one of the world’s top destinations for dining and shopping, with hundreds of designer retailers and exclusive boutiques and more than 30 restaurants all under one roof.
Located in the heart of Orange County in Southern California with a population of approximately 113,000, Costa Mesa is situated next to the cities of Irvine and Newport Beach. Travel Costa Mesa was established in 1995. The organization’s primary goal is to promote tourism to the city and to fund programs and activities that benefit the hotel and motel businesses within the city of Costa Mesa. For more information on travel to the city of Costa Mesa, visit www.travelcostamesa.com or follow @travelcostamesa on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Travel Costa Mesa is a 501(c)(6).