The fourth annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, presented by Food & Wine, runs August 21-24 in Los Angeles. The event is three nights and four days of culinary indulgence including tastings, cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, and events involving celebrity chefs. The Ultimate Bites of L.A. challenge will showcase competitions between chefs including Graham Eliot andFabio Vivani, to benefit charities. The Power Lunch series offers a chance to dine in some of the most exclusive hotels in Beverly Hills with some of the city’s legendary talent including Nancy Silverton, Jonathan Waxman, and Scott Conant. Iron Chef Morimoto hosts an Asian Night Market on August 23rd. On Sunday the Lexus Grand Tasting will feature over 300 wines with tasting samples from 25 celebrity chefs. Tickets range from $50 to $350, with full weekend packages at approximately $1,000 and are available at www.lafw.com. .