Eat/Drink For Literacy At Taste Of Huntington Beach

Taste of Huntington Beach 2013 moments (Photos by Lauren Lloyd)

We can still remember every second of 2013's Taste of Huntington Beach, the old and new tastes of Surf City's finest eateries washed down with generous pours from craft breweries and wineries. Well, almost every second, less a few hazy moments thanks to the sun and sauce. The annual charitable culinary event returns on Sunday, April 27, for another round of raised glasses, forks and funds for the Children's Library at the HB Public Library.

Kicking off at noon at the HB Sports Complex, the event entertains until 4 p.m. and features nearly 50 local restaurants; California breweries and wineries; a silent auction; a raffle; and live music by Orange County cover band Party Jones. More than 2,000 people are expected to attend, including Neil Saavedra from KFI AM 640's "The Fork Report." 

General admission tickets cost $65 and are available online, at the HB Central Library and The Longboard Restaurant & Pub (both HB locations). Of course, it wouldn't be a party without a VIP option, which costs $85 and grants attendees an exclusive extra hour pre-event to sample the noms and sip the bevvies. Designated drivers can score discounted tickets at $60 and $80, respectively. Tickets are all-inclusive, meaning once you have yours, it's free range for four straight hours.

Here's who's slinging and pouring.

Participating Restaurants: 

Slaters 50/50


Huntington Terrace Senior Living

Game Day Mobile Cafe

Monkey House Cafe


Sandy's Beach Grill

The Longboard Restaurant & Pub (Main Street)

The Longboard Restaurant & Pub (Springdale)

Ms. Kettle Gourmet Kettle Korn

RA Sushi


Watertable at the Hyatt HB

Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Bella Terra)

Shades Restaurant at the Waterfront Hilton

Ricos Taco Doña Mari

Gallagher's Pub and Grill

Simply Layered

Tomgirl Baking Company

Ritter's Steam Kettle Cooking

Buon Gusto

Solita Tacos & Margaritas

Fuzion - Meet.Eat.Play

The Corner Eclectic Eats and Cocktails

Market Broiler

Red Table

Pete's Sunset Grille at the Hyatt HB

Mother's Market

Smart and Final

Eureka! Organic Bread


Chronic Jerky

Rita's Italian Ice

Chocolate BBQ

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Trader Joes - Huntington Harbour

Trader Joes - 5 Points

Trader Joes - Hamilton/Brookhurst

Sprouts Farmer's Market

Nirvana Wellnest

Zimzala Restaurant & Bar

Taco De Ojo Sports Cantina & Grill

2nd Floor

Pick Up Stix

Reefs Edge Grill

Edible Arrangements


Stonefire Grill

Avila's El Ranchito

Participating Breweries:

Fireman's Brew

Firestone Walker Brewing Co.


Revel Brewing

Beach City Brewery

New Belgium Brewery

Four Sons Brewing

Sierra Nevada

Red Table Ale

Bootleggers Brewery

Golden Road Brewery

Craft Brewing Company

Angel City Brewery

Participating Wineries: 

Cholame Vineyard

Stack Wines


Southern Hemisphere Wine Center

First Crush Wines

Orange Coast Winery

Ranchita Canyon Vineyard

Roadrunner Ridge Winery

Calcareous Winery

Michael David Winery

Graveyard Vineyards

Europa Village Winery

Lucero Vineyards

Pedroncelli Vineyards

Adelaida Cellars

Gulleyan Winery

San Marcos Creek

J.Hamilton Wines

Banrock Station

Hardys Wines

Geyser Peak Winery

Non-Adult Beverages:


Gizmo Beverages

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