Lucky Rice, the Asian night market and street food tasting event hosted by Sang Yoon (Father's Office, Lukshon) at The East Asian Design Warehouse at H.D. Buttercup Helms Bakery Building in Culver City on August 4 from 7 to 10 p.m., has shared its lineup of big deal chefs. So far confirmed: Susur Lee (Lee’s, Toronto), Angelo Sosa (Social Eatz, New York), Chai Chaowasaree (Chai's Island Bistro, Honolulu), Erik Bruner-Yang (Toki Underground, Washington DC), Andrea Nguyen, Susan Feninger (STREET), Bryant Ng (The Spice Table), Jet Tila (The Charleston), Kris Yenbamroong (Night + Market), Mohan Ismail (RockSugar), Diep Tran (Good Girl Dinette), Jenee Kim (Parks BBQ), plus Jitlada, Coolhaus and Eat Cake Cafe.
Keeping attendees properly lubricated are Orson Salicetti (Social Eatz, New York), Rosie Ruiz (Big Bar), Jaymee Mandeville (Drago Centro), Joseph Brooks (Mixology 101) and Gary Hayward (Bombay Sapphire). Collectively they will serve 16 Asian-styled cocktails. Snag tix at $50 for GA or $88 for VIP early access. [EaterWire]