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Jan 21, 2014
Taste of Downtown East Village

March 12 & 13, 2014
6pm-10pm
East Village Arts District - 1st Street between Linden & Elm


The Taste of Downtown series returns to the Long Beach! The series begins in the East Village Arts District on 1st Street between Linden & Elm Avenue. Many of your favorite Downtown restaurants will be serving up sample sized portions of their signature dishes, while live music permeates the popular area and live art classes are taught. NEW THIS YEAR, The East Village event will feature a beer & wine garden within the tasting venue.

Tickets
Discount Ticket Packages are available online by clicking below, until 2pm on March 13.  ONLINE TICKET SALES ARE NOW CLOSED.

Individual tickets will be sold at the event for $1 each.  
Tickets purchased online can be picked up at the Will Call/Ticket Booth at any of the Taste of Downtown Events.  Purchased tasting tickets are valid at ALL Taste of Downtown events.

Enjoy everything that the East Village Arts District has to offer, including: 
  • PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS and MENU ITEMS:  
  • ASHA - Falafel (1), Chicken Tawook (2), Hummus (2), Couscous (1)
  • Auld Dubliner - Beef Stew (3), Corned Beef and Cabbage (3), Warm Bread Pudding (2), Soda/Water (1)
  • Beachwood BBQ - Pulled Pork Sliders w/ Tangy Coleslaw (3), White Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding (3)
  • Buono's Pizzeria - Gourmet and Traditional Pizza (2), Eggplant Parmiggiana (3), Farfalle Alfredo w/ Chicken & Broccoli (3)
  • Cafe Sevilla - Paella Valencia (3), Bacon Wrapped Dates (1), Tortilla Espanola (1)
  • Gladstone's - Clam Chowder (2), Lobster Mac-n-Cheese (4), Chocolate Martini (1)
  • Hooters - Two Boneless Wings (1)
  • James Republic - Ceviche (2), Poke (2)
  • Kabob Curry - Chicken Masala (2), Palak Paneer (2), add Basmati Rice (1), Keema or Veggi Samosa (2), Mango Lassi (2)
  • Michael's Pizzeria - Meatballs (1), Artichoke Lasagna (4), Housemad Bread Ham & Cheese Sandwich (5)
  • Pussy and Pooch - Organic Chicken/Quinoa Rounds (1), Organic Meatless Pumpkin/Quinoa Cupcakes (2), Non-Alcoholic Bowser Beer (5)
  • Reef Restaurant - Braised Beef Short Rib Tacos (5), Mini Creme Brulee (1), Bottled Water (1)
  • The Breakfast Bar - BB Guacamole (2), Naked Cakes (2), Breakie Sammies (2)
  • The Greenhouse - Drip Coffee (1), Moroccan Hot Tea (1), Homemade Banana Walnut Bread (2)
  • The Sky Room - Street Fair 5 Layer Dip (5), Braised Filet Mignon Sliders (5), Mini Creme Brulee (1), Backseat Wine (5)
  • Utopia - Teriyaki Ginger Salmon (3), Garbanzo Cucumber Salad (3), Penne Arabiata (3)
  • Village Grind - TBD
LIVE MUSIC performed by The Bordertown Saints
LIVE ART CLASSES by Brushstrokes & Beverages

FREE BIKE VALET
 




What people have said about the Taste of Downtown:     

“This event is a lot of fun. Way more people than we expected, which is always a good thing! It’s an great way to showcase Auld Dubliner to everyone, letting them know that not only do we have great beer, we have great food!” - David Copley, Auld Dubliner

“Thank you!! We had so much fun. It was a feast for your senses…the yummy smells covered the hood. It is really cool to see the entire neighborhood out for all of these events!” - Andy & Allison Kripp, Downtown Residents and owners of The Den Barber Salon

“Working with the DLBA was a great experience and it was a privilege to participate in an event that highlights the fun and eclectic nature of the East Village and to perpetuate the growth and activity in this area.” - Angela Mesna, District Wine Bar

“It was amazing…food was spectacular!” - Ashlie Brady

Other Taste of Downtown Events Include:
Taste of Downtown on Pine Avenue- June 4 & 5
Taste of Downtown at the Waterfront- September 17 & 18

 



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