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  • Writer's pictureJose Martinez

PASADENA MAGAZINE PRESENTS THE INAUGURAL TASTE OF PASADENA 2023: A CULINARY EXTRAVAGANZA!

Updated: Sep 27, 2023

Listen up foodie friends. Pasadena Magazine is thrilled to announce the debut of its highly anticipated culinary event, the Taste of Pasadena 2023! This inaugural celebration will take place on Friday, October 6 at the Pasadena Convention Center Historic Exhibit Hall C, running from 7pm to 9:30pm.



“The Taste of Pasadena is not merely another event; it is an immersive celebration of culinary excellence, culture, and community,” says Malina Saval, Editor-In-Chief for Pasadena Magazine. “This event promises an unforgettable evening of delectable experiences, featuring unlimited tastings from top chefs and renowned restaurants spanning the San Gabriel Valley and beyond.”



Guests can look forward to a wide array of culinary offerings, handcrafted cocktails, live music, and captivating experiences that will engage and delight every guest.

Some of this year’s Taste of Pasadena 2023 participating Restaurants include Arth Bar + Kitchen, Cabrera’s Mexican Cuisine, Celestino Ristorante, Champion’s Curry, Engine Co. No. 28, Farina Pizza, Granville, Great Maple, Lunasia Modern Dim Sum & Cuisine, KAVIAR, Pez Cantina, The Luggage Room Pizzeria & La Grande Orange, The Raymond 1886, Santa Anita Park, Twohey’s, and more to be announced.



Desserts will include Beard Papa’s Pasadena, Bertha Mae’s Brownie Co., Esther & Olivia BouqCakes, I Like Pike Bakeshop, Marsatta Chocolate, Ms. Rhonda’s Crack-N-Pop, and Nothing Bundt Cakes just to name a few.



Wines will be poured by Adobe Road Winery (Sonoma County), Bernardus Winery (Carmel Valley), Bouchaine Vineyards (Carneros Napa Valley), Defiance Vineyard (Paso Robles), The Mill Keeper by Gamble Family Vineyards (Napa Valley), Tercero Wines (Santa Barbara), Vino Los Angeles (Mexico), Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards (Temecula Valley), and more.

Spirits, Cocktails, Beer, Music, and Special Experiences courtesy of Acqua Panna, Cerveceria Del Pueblo, Balcones, Corbin Cash Distillery, Casa Azul Tequila, Dough Ball Whiskey, Frey Ranch Farmers + Distillers, Knox & Dobson, Mezcal 33, Old Hillside Bourbon, Rancho La Gloria Tequila, Shelter Distilling, and many more.

Special Partners and Sponsors: AbilityFirst, Pasadena Convention Center, Visit Pasadena, Sodexo Live!, Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Yelp, and Viva LA.

The inaugural Taste of Pasadena will take place on Friday, October 6 at the Pasadena Convention Center Historic Exhibit Hall C from 7pm to 9:30pm. This is a 21+ event. General ticket prices are $85 ($100 at the door the day of the event). For more information and to get your tickets today, please visit Pasadenamag.com/taste.


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