Local News

Monday, Jun 03 2013 09:04 AM

PHOTO GALLERY: Latino Food Festival & Menudo Cook-off attracts crowd

  1. 1 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    During Sunday's 15 th annual Latino Food Festival & Menudo Cook-Off, for the third year in a row Eli Salinas and his son Vincent, left, prepare some hot menudo before the judges come around for a taste at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Their team is called Got Menudo?

    click to expand click to collapse
  2. 2 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Got Menudo? team member Eli Salinas prepares his hot menudo Sunday at the Kern County Fairgrounds to compete in the menudo cook-off during the 15th annual Latino Food Festival with food booths, live entertainment, vendor booths, children's entertainment, a jalapeno eating contest and more.

    click to expand click to collapse
  3. 3 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    It was a hot day at the Kern County Fairgrounds during the annual Latino Food Festival & Menudo Cook-Off, so fans given out by Bright House were in full use by Sunday's attendees of the 15th annual event.

    click to expand click to collapse
  4. 4 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Mariachi San Marcos musicians including Leticia Ramirez, left, Julian Picasso, and Mauro Laris, right, put on a good show at the fairgrounds during the annual Latino Food Festival & Menudo Cook-Off.

    click to expand click to collapse
  5. 5 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    After playing Sunday at the fairgrounds during the annual Latino Food Festival & Menudo Cook-Off members of Mariachi San Marcos of Bakersfield get ready to head home.

    click to expand click to collapse
  6. 6 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Most of the crowd at the 15th annual Latino Food & Menudo Cook-Off stayed in the shade listening to the live entertainment at the Kern County Fairgrounds, Sunday.

    click to expand click to collapse
  7. 7 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Emmie Jimenez, left, and Lisa Ortiz.

    click to expand click to collapse
  8. 8 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Michelle and Adrian Becerra.

    click to expand click to collapse
  9. 9 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    John Espinoza, left, and Eddie Tello.

    click to expand click to collapse
  10. 10 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Jessica Torres, left, Ethan Ramirez, and Joe Torres, right.

    click to expand click to collapse
  11. 11 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Izamar Olaguez, left, and Elizabeth Olaguez.

    click to expand click to collapse
  12. 12 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Nolberta Lara and David Romero.

    click to expand click to collapse
  13. 13 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Priscilla Cortez, left, and Corrina Hernandez.

    click to expand click to collapse
  14. 14 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Ruben Ortiz and Allison Cruz.

    click to expand click to collapse
  15. 15 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Vincent and Eli Salinas.

    click to expand click to collapse
  16. 16 of 16

    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Dante Aguilar, left, Omar Navarro, Carmen Cano, and Antonio Cano, right.

    click to expand click to collapse
By The Bakersfield Californian

Sunday's 15th annual Latino Food Festival & Menudo Cook-off at the Kern County Fairgrounds attracted quite a crowd. The day was packed with good food and music. We captured the day in photos.

Have something to share? Comment on this story

Bakersfield.com Daily Deal!

Performance Automotive #1

Daily Deal

50% off Full A/C Service For Your Vehicle

Value
$115
% Off
50%
You Save
$57.50
3 Bought
Buy Now! See more deals