Taste of Downtown; Offering the Best From Some of Downtown’s Favorite Restaurants
2012-08-15 · By Editor
On August 22 and 23, 2012, from 6 to 9 p.m., Taste of Downtown returns to Pine Avenue with two evenings of delicious food that will tantalize taste buds. Hosted by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), Taste of Downtown will take place on Pine Avenue at Broadway and feature delicious cuisine from almost two dozen Downtown Long Beach restaurants.
The popular Taste of Downtown series, which takes place three times each year, wraps up for 2012 with this Pine Avenue event. Both the Moonsville Collective and Long Beach Caravan Trio will perform both nights, filling Downtown with festive music as guests feast under the stars on signature dishes from some of Downtown’s favorite restaurants.
Participants at this year’s Pine Avenue event include: Agaves Kitchen/Tequila, Alegria Cocina Latina, The Auld Dubliner, Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Buono’s Authentic Pizzeria, Café Sevilla, Cold Stone Creamery, Fresh Kabobs, Gaucho Grill, George’s Greek Café, Gladstone’s, It’s a Grind, Johnny Rockets, Kavikas Grill & Bar, La Creperie, L’Opera, Octopus, Shannon’s on Pine, Shortin’ Bread, Wine Down Lounge, and more. Adding to the evening’s festivities will be the Beachwood BBQ & Brewing Beer Garden, which will be located in the parking lot next to La Creperie on Pine Avenue.
“This Taste of Downtown event marks the end of the series for this year,” said Michelle Manire, Chairperson of DLBA’s Marketing and Special Events Task Force. “It’s an excellent opportunity for people to taste amazing dishes from a variety of Downtown’s favorite restaurants while mingling with friends, neighbors and coworkers.”
Tickets are available for purchase in advance at www.downtownlongbeach.org or at the event for $1 each (or 12 for $10, and 24 for $20). Each restaurant will redeem tickets in exchange for a sample-sized serving of their signature dish(es).
For more information please call (562) 436-4259 or visit www.downtownlongbeach.org.