Orange owns Labor Day weekend. February is all about Tet in Westminster. Fullerton puts on an estimable New Year's Eve party. But late September to early October is Irvine's. It's the time when the largely master-planned community puts on its own outdoor fete.
As with every year since its inception 10 years ago, Bill Barber Park
will be the place for Irvine's Global Village Festival. This year's
one-day only event will happen on Saturday, October 1st, 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. and will host somewhere around 16,000 guests and “the sights,
sounds, and tastes of the world representing over 50 cultures.”
will be music. There will be dance. And of course, there will be food.
Slated to appear will be over 40 vendors from all over So. Cal. But
Irvine-indigenous Blackmarket Bakery, Caspian and Koba Tofu Grill will
And this year, Irvine residents can get a preview of Gourmet Grill
Masters before they open their brick-and-mortar in Irvine–the
rotisserie chicken food truck that has so far been a staple of farmers markets in LA will be there.
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Before becoming an award-winning restaurant critic for OC Weekly in 2007, Edwin Goei went by the alias “elmomonster” on his blog Monster Munching, in which he once wrote a whole review in haiku.