San Diego Breweries Take Over the Taps at James Republic in July

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James Republic, the happening dining spot in downtown Long Beach, is tapping into two top beer dinners and offering two of its popular Dinner Bell series.

Tap Takeover events focus on Southern California breweries. Guests meet brew masters and enjoy a four-course tasting menu created by Executive Chef Dave Maclennan, complementing the style of the invited brewery. Each selection is available a la carte for the entire evening in the dining room and on the patio and the regular menu is also available. For reservations, please call (562) 901-0235.

Tap Takeover in July:
Tuesday, July 14 – Featuring Stone Brewing Co., known in part for its Arrogant Bastard Ale, the company is currently distributed in 41 states and is the first American craft brewer to open in Europe (this July) in Berlin.  Guests will have an opportunity to meet Brew masters Steve Wagner and Mitch Steele.

Tuesday, July 28 – Showcasing San Diego’s Modern Times, known for its “funky weirdness” (according to Founder Jacob McKean) whose focus is on complex, flavorfuls pecialty beers and one-off batches.  Guest will mingle with McKean as part of their second anniversary celebrations.

Dinner Bell Events in July/August:
James Republic’s Dinner Bell Supper Series has been popular with locals and visitors alike for the past two years.  Partnering with local farmers from the Long Beach Farmers Market, the Sunday evening dinners use ingredients gathered at the market that morning and used to create a family-style supper for attendees who also enjoy a meet and greet with the farmers and the culinary team.  Each event begins at 4:30 pm with market-inspired cocktails and canapés followed by a decadent three-course dinner.  Summer Dinner Bell events are scheduled for Sunday, July 19 and Sunday, August 16.

Dinner Bell Supper Series tickets may be purchased at and

About James Republic
The celebrated James Republic, a Chef Dean James Max restaurant, combines modern sensibilities with old-world principles to afford a genuine gathering place for the neighborhood and distinctive dining destination in the heart of Long Beach. Guests enjoy a welcoming setting of comfort and class embracing the California coastal dining experience.  Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, menus change daily and

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About DJM Restaurants
DJM Restaurants, a full service restaurant consulting and management company specializes in developing modern, local and sustainable dining experiences. Principal and Chef Dean James Max engages his proven pedigree, contagious passion and strong foundation to guide his team of dedicated professionals to continued success. The DJM portfolio includes their flagship 3030 Ocean Restaurant at Harbor Beach Marriott Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, Latitude 41 at Renaissance Columbus, Ohio, The Brasserie in Grand Cayman, AMP 150 at Marriott Cleveland, Asador restaurant at Dallas Renaissance and Parallel Post restaurant in Trumbull, Connecticut and James Republic in Long Beach, California.

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