LACMA + Six Taste Host Weekend Mole Tour
If there is a singular food worthy of its own museum exhibit, it's probably molé, the versatile Mexican sauce that ranges from the pitch-black Oaxacan negro to colorful varieties tinted with tamarind or pistachio.
Anne Fishbein Mole Poblano at Moles La Tia
On Saturday June 2, in connection with LACMA's current exhibition, Children of the Plumed Serpent: The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico, the museum is partnering with food-tour company Six Taste to offer an exploration of pre-Columbian Mexican cuisine with a visit to Koreatown's Guelaguezta and East L.A.'s Moles La Tia to sample their molés. (Yep, a private shuttle takes you to the restaurants. How cool is that.)
Tickets are $40 for LACMA and $45 for non-members, which includes that tour vehicle transportation, a curated exhibit tour at LACMA, tastings at both restaurants, and a flight of smoky mezcal at Guelaguetza's recently added mezcalería bar. To purchase tickets call 888 313-0936 or visit sixtaste.com
Disclaimer: LA Weekly is a sponsor of this event.
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