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Photos: The Eats And Drinks Of Coachella's Opening Weekend
In between checking out bands, a Coachella attendee's gotta eat. Here's a look at some of the noshing options available during the fest's opening weekend.
Those looking for a proper sit-down meal could find one at Outstanding in the Field, a ticketed four-course meal in the Coachella Rose Garden. Photographer Annie Lesser attended the event on Saturday, which featured a menu from chefs Chris Oh (Seoul Sausage Co, Hanjip), Kris Morningstar (Terrine) and Michael Hung (formerly of Faith & Flower). Elsewhere in the Rose Garden, one could find treats from the likes of Ramen Hood or 213 Bar Group.
There was a lot of ice cream on hand, including scoops from Smitten, McConnell's and Afters. There were vegan dessert options available, too, from Donut Farm and Rocco's Sweet Shoppe. Blue Bottle Coffee was on site with their new canned cold brew and House of Good espresso, designed by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy.
Koreatown's Beer Belly made a showing with fried broccoli with curry sauce and Sriracha, a dish photographer Lesser noted was "very good, but super heavy." They also had a secret menu item called The Kitchen Sink: Duck fat fries, fried pork belly, parmesan cheese and fried broccoli. Other eats spotted included pizza from Rossoblu, tofu balls from Starry Kitchen x Button Mash that were sold with free condoms, Sumo Dog, a cocktail pop-up from the Houston Brothers called The Cabin, and a breakfast pop-up from Hollywood's Nighthawk Breakfast Bar.