DOWNEY - More than two dozen local restaurants will participate in this year's Taste of Downey food festival, city officials announced this week.The full line-up of participating restaurants was released Wednesday morning. The list includes: Bionicos Express, Bob's Big Boy, Blizz Frozen Yogurt, Cafe N Stuff, Carino's Italian Restaurant, Chinese Gourmet Express, Elephant Bar, Firestone Grill, Frantone's Pizza, Green Olive, Habana Cafe, Hacker's, Jamba Juice, L.A. Buns, Mambo Grill, Maria's Grill, Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, Narai Thai, Olive Garden, Papas & Dogs, Pieloon, Pina Pizza House, Porto's Bakery, Starbucks, Tokyo Garden and Tropicana Bakery The Taste of Downey takes place Sept. 20 from 5:30-9 p.m. in the Civic Center. In addition to food, there will also be live entertainment, an art show and, for the first time, a beer and wine garden. Presale tickets are $20 for 10 tastes. Ticket prices increase to $25 on the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at the Downey Theatre box office or online at downeytheatre.com.
********** Published: August 30, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 20