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The second Taste of Downtown Long Beach of 2017 will occur this week on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Free to attend for all ages, numerous businesses in Downtown Long Beach will set up along Pine Avenue to serve food & drinks to guests who purchase food tickets. Guests can purchase 12 tickets for $10 online, or one ticket for $1 each at the event. The restaurants that serve at this event range from the many restaurants around the East Village to those along Pine Avenue to the handful of restaurants in Shoreline Village and Rainbow Harbor. In addition to all the food, local bands will play music throughout the night, and local artists and vendors set up to sell their merchandise and other work.

If you cannot make it out to this food fest, the Downtown Long Beach Association will host the taste one more time in late August. For a simple method to sample what Downtown Long Beach has to offer, you do not want to miss the next taste or two.

The first Taste of Downtown Long Beach of 2017 will occur this week on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Free to attend for all ages, numerous businesses in Downtown Long Beach will set up booths in the East Village Arts District to serve food & drinks to guests who purchase food tickets. Guests can purchase 12 tickets for $10 online, or one ticket for $1 each at the event. The restaurants that serve at this event range from the many restaurants around the East Village to those along Pine Avenue to the handful of restaurants in Shoreline Village and Rainbow Harbor. In addition to all the food, local bands will play music throughout the night, and local artists and vendors set up to sell their merchandise and other work.

If you cannot make it out to this food fest, the Downtown Long Beach Association will host the taste once again in early June and late August. For a simple method to sample what Downtown Long Beach has to offer, you do not want to miss the next taste or two.

The first Taste of Downtown Long Beach of 2016 occurred last week on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Free to attend for all ages, numerous businesses in Downtown Long Beach set up booths in the East Village Arts District to serve food & drinks to guests who purchased food tickets. Guests could purchase 12 tickets for $10 online, or one ticket for $1 each at the event. The restaurants that served at this event ranged from the many restaurants around the East Village to those along Pine Avenue to the handful of restaurants in Shoreline Village and Rainbow Harbor. In addition to all the food, local bands played music throughout the night, and local artists and vendors set up to sell their merchandise and other work.

Missed out on this food fest? The Downtown Long Beach Association will host the taste once again in early June and late August. For a simple method to sample what Downtown Long Beach has to offer, you do not want to miss the next taste or two.

The Downtown Long Beach Associates continued their seasonal series of sampling the local flavor with the Taste of Downtown Long Beach – Pine Avenue last week. As Long Beach does not have a unified “Taste of Long Beach,” each neighborhood wields the power to host their own taste, such as with Belmont Shore’s Stroll & Savor and Bixby Knolls’ First Fridays. Downtown Long Beach breaks their tasting events up into different seasons and hosts it in different sections of Downtown Long Beach. Three months ago, Taste of Downtown Long Beach took place in the East Village Arts District and primarily featured businesses in that area. This time, the Taste of Downtown Long Beach moved to Pine Avenue, the heart of Downtown Long Beach.

The Downtown Long Beach Associates carefully constructed this event to make it as user-friendly as possible. Unlike many other city’s tasting event, the Taste of Downtown Long Beach bears no entry fee. Any guests wanting to taste food simply pay as they go. Guests could purchase 12 tasting tickets online for $10, while guests paying on the day of the event only receive 10 tickets. The ticket booth sat in the Diamond Parking Lot between Broadway and 1st Street, which also held a handful of other Downtown Long Beach restaurants not immediately on Pine Avenue. For the rest of the participating restaurants, guests had to stroll along Pine Avenue north and south of Broadway. However, all paths eventually led back to the Diamond Parking Lot, which contained tables, chairs, a beer garden hosted by Beachwood BBQ, and a small stage for the night’s live music. For guests wanting to drink more, they could easily enter any of the bars nearby, while beer drinkers could find Beachwood BBQ just around the corner.

Long Beach contains plenty of great local eateries and establishments, but discovering them all takes some time. Luckily, taste events occur regularly, allowing guests to sample food without committing to a full meal. As mentioned above, First Fridays occurs monthly in Bixby Knolls, and most of the businesses there participate by offering some sort of special. Belmont Shore hosts Stroll & Savor in the summer months, with the next one happening less than a week from today. Food & drink specials occur daily, and Long Beach Meet ‘N Eat tweets about them daily, so give them a follow if you seek eats in Long Beach.

The Downtown Long Beach Associates continued their seasonal series of sampling the local flavor with the Taste of Downtown Long Beach – Pine Avenue last week. As Long Beach does not have a unified “Taste of Long Beach,” each neighborhood wields the power to host their own taste, such as with Belmont Shore’s Stroll & Savor and Bixby Knolls’ First Fridays. Downtown Long Beach breaks their tasting events up into different seasons and hosts it in different sections of Downtown Long Beach. Three months ago, Taste of Downtown Long Beach took place in the East Village Arts District and primarily featured businesses in that area. This time, the Taste of Downtown Long Beach moved to Pine Avenue, the heart of Downtown Long Beach.

The Downtown Long Beach Associates carefully constructed this event to make it as user-friendly as possible. Unlike many other city’s tasting event, the Taste of Downtown Long Beach bears no entry fee. Any guests wanting to taste food simply pay as they go. Guests could purchase 12 tasting tickets online for $10, while guests paying on the day of the event only receive 10 tickets. The ticket booth sat in the Diamond Parking Lot between Broadway and 1st Street, which also held a handful of other Downtown Long Beach restaurants not immediately on Pine Avenue. For the rest of the participating restaurants, guests had to stroll along Pine Avenue north and south of Broadway. However, all paths eventually led back to the Diamond Parking Lot, which contained tables, chairs, a beer garden hosted by Beachwood BBQ, and a small stage for the night’s live music. For guests wanting to drink more, they could easily enter any of the bars nearby, while beer drinkers could find Beachwood BBQ just around the corner.

Long Beach contains plenty of great local eateries and establishments, but discovering them all takes some time. Luckily, taste events occur regularly, allowing guests to sample food without committing to a full meal. As mentioned above, First Fridays occurs monthly in Bixby Knolls, and most of the businesses there participate by offering some sort of special. Belmont Shore hosts Stroll & Savor in the summer months, with the next one happening less than a week from today. Food & drink specials occur daily, and Long Beach Meet ‘N Eat tweets about them daily, so give them a follow if you seek eats in Long Beach.

Ever consider Downtown Long Beach a dining destination? Many people, both local and visiting, tend to avoid Downtown Long Beach due to the lack of parking, excess pedestrians, and dangers lurking in the dark alleys. Businesses cycle in and out of Downtown Long Beach quite often because of this, giving potential entrepreneurs a difficult barrier to entry in this area. The Downtown Long Beach Association has taken steps to improve the quality of life in downtown, from introducing new businesses to making the streets more people-friendly. In order to entice people to visit more often, events like Second Saturdays and various music shows draw in good crowds. To retain the business of the people, the association has focused on the food of Downtown Long Beach, and some food events allow guests to explore the menus available.

The Taste of Downtown Long Beach occurred last week on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Free to attend for all ages, numerous businesses in Downtown Long Beach set up booths in the East Village Arts District to serve food & drinks to guests who purchased food tickets. Guests could purchase 12 tickets for $10 online, or one ticket for $1 each at the event. Typically, most attending businesses will occupy a booth, but because of the cold weather, many businesses chose to remain in their buildings while still honoring tickets any guest may possess. In addition to all the food, local bands played music throughout the night, and local artists and vendors set up to sell their merchandise and other work.

Missed out on this food fest? The Downtown Long Beach Association will host the taste once again in early June and late August. For a simple method to sample what Downtown Long Beach has to offer, you do not want to miss the next taste or two.

Want to dine in Downtown Long Beach tonight, but stumped on where to go? Go on a food adventure! Combine a pub crawl with restaurants instead of bars, and you get Dishcrawl, which debuts tonight in Downtown Long Beach. For $45 a person, diners gain access to prix-fixe meals at four restaurants that your guide will reveal tonight. Upon purchasing a ticket, you will receive an e-mail that details where to meet and when. If you do go, arrive with an empty stomach – as long as you have the time for this, you will receive more food than the cost of the ticket. Dress for the cold weather, as the crawl takes place at night. If you cannot make it tonight, send them an e-mail stating that you want them to return on a future date.