Society Pages: This Month We Toasted Randall Park And Said ‘Farewell’

Business leaders, creatives and luminaries gathered at The Bazaar by José Andrés in Beverly Hills on July 1 to celebrate Netflix’s “Always Be My Maybe” and the man of the hour, Randall Park. Photos by Kyle Espeleta, Trevor Thompson and Austin S. Yu.

ALWAYS BE MY GRAVY

1. From left: Celebrity chef and husband of Lindsay Price, Curtis Stone, actor Manny Jacinto, actor Ken Jeong and “Character Media” publisher and host, James Ryu.

2. From left: Actresses Sandra Oh and Price engrossed in conversation with Stone.

3. From left: Actor Leonardo Nam with Price and Ryu.

4. From left: Imagine Entertainment’s Janice Chua mingle with Randall Park’s producing partner Hieu Ho and screenwriter Adele Lim (“Crazy Rich Asians”).

5. From left: Celebrity chef Roy Choi with Julia Gouw of the J&K Gouw Foundation and Oh.

6. Oh makes a heartfelt toast in Park’s honor.

7. From left: Tammy Ryu, Gouw, Ryu and Price are pleased by something on that phone!

8. From left: Gouw poses with Park’s wife and actress Jae Suh Park and TV writers and showrunners Leo Chu and Eric Garcia.

9. Remy’s brand ambassador Hervé Clermont holds forth about fancy cognac and toasts Randall Park.

10. Park and his good friend and writing partner Michael Golamco, the co-screenwriters of “Always Be My Maybe” (along with Ali Wong).

11. From right: Actor Karan Soni (“Always Be My Maybe”) and his guest enjoy their drinks.

THE FAREWELL PARTY

It felt like the entire Asian American entertainment community came out to watch “The Farewell” on June 26 at the historic Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown L.A., sponsored by the Sundance Institute. Photos by Khanh Fleshman.

1. From left: Awkwafina, Diana Lin and Lulu Wang huddle close and smile big.

2. Wang accepts the Sundance Institute Vanguard Award.

3. “Minding the Gap” director Bing Liu, on hand to present Wang with the award.

4. Manny Jacinto, on hand, too, to look good.


5. The star of “The Farewell” shares a word with her onscreen dad, Tzi Ma.