I know what you’re thinking. Another tasting event? Such is the life of food bloggers. We’re excited for this one as it is open to the public and only costs $45 per person. Come on down for some good food, dance and a chance to network in a beautiful, historic setting in downtown LA.
The Wall Las Memorias Project will host its annual fundraising event, “ROJO: Sabor Latino” tonight at the historic Cicada Restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. Proceeds from ROJO help the organization continue its fight again HIV/AIDS. The Wall will be honoring award-winning actress Lupe Ontiveros and Chivas USA player Michael Lahoud, both who have shown exemplary leadership to communicate the importance of HIV and AIDS prevention in Los Angeles.
ROJO Sabor Latino will feature the following restaurants and bakeries. We’ve included links below to their websites and will be writing a full taste review with photographs immediately following the event. Please come back to this site to learn more about their food or better yet, join us tomorrow for a taste extravaganza.
Entertainment this year will be provided by Super Estrella 107.1 FM’s DJ Irma Covarrubias. Participating Sponsors: Wells Fargo, LatinFoodie blog, BIW-Latin Division, The Gas Company, Cicada and Time Warner Cable. General admission tickets are $45 and you can purchase at the door, by calling (323) 257-1056 or visiting www.thewalllasmemorias.org. All proceeds from this event benefit the ongoing work of this non-profit organization, including the ongoing support of an HIV/AIDS hospice in Tijuana, Mexico.
About The Wall Las Memorias Project: The Wall Las Memorias Project is dedicated to promoting wellness and preventing illness among Latino populations affected by HIV/AIDS by using the inspiration of The AIDS Monument as a catalyst for social change. Over the years, The Wall Las Memorias Project has created innovating educational and prevention programs. The agency provides a wide arrange of support services and community involvement opportunities for families, churches and individuals at high risk for HIV.