Taste of Downtown 2015 – East Village
It’s time for you to get your grub’n’drink on with the return of our Taste of Downtown series. As with tradition, the series begins in the East Village Arts District on 1st Street between Linden & Elm Avenues—and we will have the best of the local culinary scene in one stretch of awesomeness and served up in sample-size portions. To add some hops to your beer, Big Bad Rooster will be providing live tunage so you can get your groove on while getting your grub on.
The following restaurants are participating:
Buono’s Authentic Pizzeria: Traditional & Gourmet Pizzas [2 tickets], Eggplant Parmiggiana [3 tickets], Farfalle Alfredo w/ Chicken & Broccoli [3 tickets]
Beachwood BBQ and Brewing: Pulled Pork Sliders [TBD], Brownies [TBD], Craft Beer [5 tickets]
BO-beau kitchen + roof tap: Salmon Tartare on Crostini [4 tickets], Du Puy Lentils & Mushroom Ragout [4 tickets], Local Fair Trade Chocolate & Butterscotch Pudding [3 tickets]
Utopia good food & fine art: Garbanzo Cucumber Salad [3 tickets], Penne Arabiata [3 tickets], Bombay Curry w/ rice [3 tickets]
Auld Dubliner Long Beach: Bangers & Champ [3 tickets], Spicy Potatos [2 tickets], Bread Pudding [2 tickets]
Gladstone’s Long Beach: Lobster Mac-N-Cheese [4 tickets], Chocolate Martini [1 ticket]
James Republic: Wahoo Poke [2 tickets], Sangria [5 tickets]
Kabob Curry: Chicken Masala + Basmati Rice [3 tickets], Channa Masala + Basmati Rice [3 tickets], Samosas [3 tickets], Mango or Strawberry Lassi [2 tickets], Rose Water Iced Tea [2 tickets]
The Breakfast Bar: Breakfast Dip [3 tickets], Biscuits & Gravy [3 tickets], White Sangria [5 tickets]
The Sky Room: TBD
The Village Grind: TBD
Pussy & Pooch: Dog Treats [2 tickets]
Sweet Dixie Kitchen: Sweet Potato Fritters [3 tickets], Bread Pudding [2 tickets], Biscuits [1 ticket], Lemonade & Jola Soda [2 tickets]
Famous Dave’s BBQ – Long Beach, CA: Smoked Chopped Pork + BBQ chips & Mini Bun [3 tickets]
Thai District: Mini Pastries [TBD], Thai Salad [TBD]
Michael’s Pizzeria: TBD
Taste of Downtown: East Village will take place on March 18 and 19, from 6PM to 10PM.
Ticket Packages (that offer a discounted ticket rate) will be available online beginning March 2 and can be picked up at the Will Call/Ticket Booth at the events. Individual tickets will be sold at the event for $1 each. Unused tasting tickets are valid at future Taste of Downtown events, including our Pine Avenue event (June 3 & 4) and our Waterfront event (August 26 & 27).