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626 Night Market, Cooking Class at Chichen Itza, More!

Matthew Kang is the Lead Editor of Eater LA. He has covered dining, restaurants, food culture, and nightlife in Los Angeles since 2008. He's the host of K-Town, a YouTube series covering Korean food in America, and has been featured in Netflix's Street Food show.

1) 626 Night Market
When: October 20, 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday October 21, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Santa Anita Park
What: The incredibly popular 626 Night Market returns with much larger digs in Arcadia. The two-day event features the largest Asian night market in America, with 150 vendors hawking boba, dumplings, noodles, and more. Admission is free and the first 1000 adults get $2 vouchers for betting the horses. Parking is $7 dollars after 4 p.m.

Picture%2019.jpg2) Mayan Cooking Class
When: October 19, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Chichen Itza
What: Chef Gilberto Cetina will be discussing his new cookbook, Sabores Yucatecos, along with a cooking class called "Hanal Pixan" that highlights the cuisine of the Mayans. The class will focus on traditional Day of the Dead fare. A four-course meal will follow after, all for $75 pp.

Picture%2026.jpg3) L.A. Oktoberfest
When: October 20 and 21, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Vanguard LA
What: Vanguard hosts a two-day beerfest with eating competitions, countless steins of beer, and the traditional beerhall scene to boot. Cost is $35 per person or $100 for VIP.

Picture%2017.jpg4) The Food Event by Los Angeles Magazine
When: October 21, 2-5 p.m.
Where: Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu Hills
What: The seventh annual food fest organized by Los Angeles Magazine features restaurants hand-selected by Dining Editor Lesley Bargar-Suter. Participating restaurants include Farmshop, Lukshon, M.B. Post, Milo & Olive, Mo-Chica, Sotto and Tavern. Tickets cost $115 pp.

Picture%2020.jpg5) The Beer Chicks Book Release Party
When: October 21, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Beer Belly
What: The Beer Chicks, Christina Perozzi and Hallie Beaune, are signing their new book, The Naked Brewer: Fearless Homebrewing, Tips, Tricks & Rule-Breaking Recipes at Beer Belly, along with a guest visit by Evan Kleiman of Good Food at 7 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from the event benefit KCRW.
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Chichen Itza

3655 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007