Slideshow: 20 Asian-Inspired Bites from The Lucky Rice Festival in Los Angeles, CA

Grilled Beef Ribs from Spice Table
Grilled Beef Ribs from Spice Table

Spicy grilled ribs with a pineapple-anchovy sauce, culantro (also known as sawtooth herb), and lettuce.

Vietnamese Duck Curry from Rocksugar Pan Asian Kitchen
Vietnamese Duck Curry from Rocksugar Pan Asian Kitchen

Vietnamese duck curry with a garlic chive pancake, served with a lime mint squash drink.

Modern Lomi-Lomi Salmon from Lukshon
Modern Lomi-Lomi Salmon from Lukshon

A modern take on lomi-lomi salmon with pickled mini onions, tomato gelée, and thinly sliced scallions from Lukshon.

Hong Kong Roasted Chicken from Zengo
Hong Kong Roasted Chicken from Zengo

Hong Kong roasted chicken with Shaoxing-marinated chicken bread, along with Chinese broccoli and tomato salsa fresca.

Dragon Eggs from Komodo
Dragon Eggs from Komodo

Served with a sautéed kale salad, these "dragon eggs" were essentially fried hardboiled eggs with a spicy-sweet soy glaze.

Northern Thai Curry from Chef Jet Tila
Northern Thai Curry from Chef Jet Tila

Celebrity chef Jet Tila was on hand giving out Northern Thai curry noodle soup with braised beef tendon.

Koi Tuna from Night + Market
Koi Tuna from Night + Market

A dainty tuna ceviche.

Sake Ice Cream from Far Bar
Sake Ice Cream from Far Bar

This sake ice cream was a creation of Far Bar, in Little Toyko.

Miniature Seafood Pancakes from Parks BBQ
Miniature Seafood Pancakes from Parks BBQ

Miniature seafood pancakes were topped with octopus.

Dashi Tomatoes from Hopscotch
Dashi Tomatoes from Hopscotch

Sake Kasu Lardo with dashi tomatoes and freshly shaved bonito loin.

Thai Tostada from Michael's Santa Monica
Thai Tostada from Michael's Santa Monica

Watermelon tostada with pork belly.

Flaming Ball from Seoul Sausage
Flaming Ball from Seoul Sausage

Cheesy kimchi fried rice with seoul sausage spicy pork and DMZ sauce.

Chili Crab Gumbo and Panna Cotta from Starry Kitchen
Chili Crab Gumbo and Panna Cotta from Starry Kitchen
Lamill Coffee Snow from Fluff Ice
Lamill Coffee Snow from Fluff Ice

A light shaved ice flavored with Lamill coffee.

Shoyu Ramen from Katsuya
Shoyu Ramen from Katsuya

Toyko-style ramen with marinated egg in a rich double broth.

Cocktails from Katsuya
Cocktails from Katsuya

Both the Burning Dragon and Eastern Legacy were infused with Bombay Sapphire East, a Lucky Rice sponsor.

Balloon Cat
Balloon Cat

A balloon sculpture of maneki-neko—a good luck cat.