The Food Event: Meet the Chefs – Tin Vuong and Ken Johnson

Malaysian prawn sate anyone?

The 9th annual Los Angeles magazine Food Event takes place on Sunday, October 19, and once again we couldn’t be more proud of the stellar line-up of restaurants. To whet your appetite, we caught up with some of our guest chefs to find out what they’ll be making and what they are most excited to see at the event. Get tickets and more information.

Chef: Tin Vuong, Little Sister and Ken Johnson, Día de Campo

What other restaurant or restaurants are you most looking forward to seeing at the event?
Vuong: “Union”
Johnson: “Oysters at Cliff’s Edge, cocktails and salumi at Bestia.”

Have you decided what you will be serving?
Vuong: “Little Sister will be serving Malaysian prawn sate with persimmon curry.”
Johnson: “At Dia de Campo we’ll have grilled spanish octopus with smoked cucumber vinaigrette, sofrito, chorizo chip, and cotija.

What fall ingredient currently has you inspired?
Vuong: “Persimmon”

Since we’ll all be spending the day in Malibu, which do you prefer mountains or beach?
Vuong: “Beach.”
Johnson: “Beach.”