Headshots of program chefs

Left to right: Tanya Holland; Luladey Moges, photo by DL Acken; Mina Park and Kwang Uh, photo by Jeff Newton; Sonoko Sakai


The Dish

Stories and Bites from Five Notable Chefs

Sunday, July 17, 3:00 pm (doors at 2:00 pm; galleries open at 5:00 pm)

About the Program

The Skirball Cultural Center and ALOUD—the Library Foundation of Los Angeles’s programming series—invite you to an afternoon of culinary storytelling and delicious bites!

Lifestyle producer and author of Feed Your PeopleLeslie Jonath, brings together a smorgasbord of top-tier California chefs to dish—serving up small food tastings paired with personal stories. 

Featured chefs:

  • Tanya Holland—Executive chef and owner of the Michelin Bib Gourmand Award–winning restaurant Brown Sugar Kitchen, author of the forthcoming book Tanya Holland’s California Soul, A Culinary Journey West, and host of Tanya’s Kitchen Table on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
  • Luladey Moges—Cook and author of Enebla: Recipes from an Ethiopian Kitchen, which shares real-world recipes that deliver authentic, “mom-approved” fare in an hour or less
  • Mina Park and Kwang Uh—Chefs and owners of the Los Angeles restaurants Shiku, which serves Korean homestyle cooking in the historic Grand Central Market, and the James Beard Foundation recognized Baroo, an experimental Korean kitchen known for fermentation
  • Sonoko Sakai—Cooking teacher, food writer, and IACP International Cookbook Award–winning author of Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic FlavorsRice Craft; and the forthcoming Simply Wafu: The Art of Everyday Japanese Cooking

The stories and foods shared will illuminate how diverse culinary traditions are foundational to our personal and collective traditions, and how these cultural customs are shared over time.

Stay to view the exhibitions! Museum doors open at 5:00 pm for The Jewish Deli and Talking Back to Power.

Signed books will be available for purchase from Audrey’s Museum Store. Skirball and LFLA Members save 10%.