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Join KCET at The Taste!

KCET is returning to this year’s Los Angeles Times’ “The Taste” event! KCET returns to the annual Labor Day weekend culinary experience in spectacular fashion featuring multicultural food programming, meet-and-greets with LA food icons, giveaways and sample food items on Saturday, Sept. 3 and Sunday, Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Paramount Studios back lot, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood.

Stop by and check out our latest food series “The Migrant Kitchen” which tells the story about the immigrant cultures of our city – through the lens of food. KCET’s booth will host giveaways of a special molé seasoning mixture as well as special meet-and-greets with some of the most notable names in the culinary world.

KCET has partnered with NHK, Japan’s sole independent public broadcaster, to introduce Angelenos to celebrity Chef Rika Yukimasa, host of NHK World TV’s top-rated signature lifestyle and cooking program DINING WITH THE CHEF. Chef Rika combines global techniques, cultural influences and a variety of ingredients to demonstrate how to make delicious Japanese dishes at home. She will present an authentic Japanese creation from 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. on Sun., Sep. 4 at the Acura Culinary Stage.

Sat., Sept. 3
“Field to Fork” — 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sun., Sept. 4
“Sunday Block Party” — 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

KCET members receive a $10 discount on Saturday and Sunday day/evening events using promotional code KCET10 – for tickets, click HERE or visit latimes.com/thetaste.

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.Today, a showbiz/promotions aggregate mainly for insiders. She has written for Communications Daily, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International plus freelanced for others. Valerie donates and works closely with the Human Rights Campaign (Fed Club Council Member), GLSEN, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal and the Desert Aids Project. She is a member of the Los Angeles Press Club. Milano loves meeting people and does so in her fave getaway Palm Springs as a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and the Old Las Palmas area community member. Valerie was a veteran 17-year member, and one of the "chief organizers” of the prestigious and long running, TCA: Television Critics Association’s press tour. For years Valerie was a board member and one of the chief organizers of the association. TCA press tours are “a must” for hundreds of TV critics twice a year, in Beverly Hills and in Pasadena.