Hello 8th Annual White Light, White Night Event!

Hello 8th Annual White Light, White Night Event!

Last year, I was very blessed to cover the 7th Annual White Light, White Night Event for South Bay Foodies. It was one of the very first events I ever had to cover as a media guest and one that was truly special. When I got asked to once again attend this year as a media guest for South Bay Foodies, I did not hesitate at all.

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White Night, White Light is a very special evening. Proceeds from the event benefit Walk with Sally’s mission to help out many families impacted by cancer. It is a memorable night filled with lots of love and light, with party go-ers all dressed in white.

Part of this event is the “Taste of Los Angeles.” Several of the South Bay’s finest restaurants are present to give guests a taste of their most delicious entrees. On this particular night, there seemed to be something for everyone.

Ayara Thai was present offering chicken wings and Yum Pla, Thai snapper salad. The chicken wings had a fiery kick bringing some spice to this hot evening. The Thai snapper salad had Yum dressing, tender Thai snapper on top of Chinese celery and a edible marigold.

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Coni’s Seafood brought some seafood delights to seafood lovers via their borrachos/drunken shrimp and tostaditos with smoked marlin pate, shrimp, octopus and seasnail ceviche.

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Doma Kitchen offered breakfast and lunch treats aka brunch for dinner via their kale salad and Belgian waffles. The belgian waffles were a deliciously sweet treat for the evening.

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The Rockefeller served up some savory and deliciously cheesey truffle mac and cheese. It’s mac and cheese for adults 😉

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Hudson House gave out chocolate chip cookies and bourbon milk. The chocolate chip cookies were so soft and delightful.

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Silvio’s Brazilian BBQ brought a savory BBQ chicken salad that was refreshing and light.

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Kincaid’s treated folks to their surf and turf sandwich and key lime pie. I first fell in love with Kincaid’s Key Lime pie at last year’s White Light, White Night Event and this year it was once again love at first bite and an instant key lime crush.

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Four Daughter’s Kitchen offered fresh pita and creamy hummus.

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Salt Creek Grille treated us all with butterscotch custard with salted caramel was divine.

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Last but not least was Torrance Bakery who once again gave meaning to the word wow. Their spread at the White Light, White Night Event never ceases to amaze me. Cakes, cookies, chocolate dipped strawberries…they had it all!

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It was once again another unforgettable night and I am so happy I got to be a part of this sold out event! Not only did I get to try so much wonderful cuisine (a food blogger’s dream), I got to once again be part of something special. Beyond the food and the concert (there was a concert held at the end of the evening by 80’s phenomenon Berlin), there was a truly special meaning behind this night. It was a night of hope, a night to help out kids who have faced the hurt of losing a loved one to cancer. I am thankful to have been able to be a part of an evening that aimed to bring smiles to others.

For more smiles, please see my South Bay Foodies write up on the 8th Annual White Light, White Night Event.

Hello 7th Annual White Light, White Night Charity Event

Hello 7th Annual White Light, White Night Charity Event

I recently attended the 7th Annual White Light, White Night charity event that was held at the Manhattan Beach Studios. I was there to cover the event for South Bay Foodies. The event is a great fundraiser to support Walk With Sally. Walk with Sally is an organization that provides mentoring support programs and services to children who have parents or siblings with cancer. This was a great event for a great cause! It was a night full of love and light. It was amazing to see so many people there. Various restaurants came out to support the event and this blog post is a little way to give props to those eateries who took time out to be a part of this event.

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Paul Martin’s was one of the first boothes serving up hot and savory items. They gave out small dishes of braised beef short ribs with mashed potatoes, creamy horseradish sauce and beef jus.

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Zinc @ Shade was offering various yummy dishes. I tried the mushroom duxelle bruschetta.

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Lido Manhattan had Italian offerings for both carnivores and vegetarians. They had meatballs and vegetarian pasta.

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Hudson house came out with a unique salad dish for guests. They gave out a duck confit, apple and salary salad.

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Salt Creek Grille was offering refreshing treats via their watermelon salad.

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Pitfire Pizza gave a little taste of classic Italy via their meatballs and salad.

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Fresh Brothers was giving out delicious pizza slices of two of their popular pizza offerings!

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Kincaids had their famous dessert. Their key lime pie was awesome.

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Rock and Brews had brews and a rockin sandwich that was filled with deli meat and cheese.

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Simmzy’s gave classic homestyle comfort via cornbread and chili

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Tin Roof Bistro was right next by to give an accompanying salad.

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The Rockefeller is coming to Manhattan Beach and they gave a taste of what’s to come via their bacon mac and cheese truffle.

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Torrance Bakery was one of the more popular booths that night because of their impressive display of pastries! They had cookies, cake, brownies and chocolate dipped strawberries!

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As a media guest, I got to try those yummy treats and more! The VIP lounge was beautiful!

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I really liked the cool chandeliers that were made by glasses from one of the sponsors.

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Yay to all the eateries and other sponsors who were present to support Walk with Sally. The food, music and party was awesome but beyond that what was amazing was the reason for the event and the people who came out to show that they cared.

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It was truly a blessing and honor to cover this event as a South Bay Foodies coordinator! Please read my recent South Bay Foodies article about the event here.