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Music Tastes Good 2018 Schedule/Set Times and Taste Tent Chef Menus Announced

Music Tastes Good, has released the schedule for this year’s festival, including music/chef lineups, tasting menus, set times, food vendors, playlists, schedule for the new Kids Be Good family-friendly kids zone, and more!

For all the information, download the Music Tastes Good Mobile App (iPhone/Android), or visit the online schedule and build your own!

Returning to Marina Green Park, along the picturesque Downtown Long Beach shoreline, on September 29 and 30thMusic Tastes Good will tantalize your earbuds and tastesbuds with a jam-packed lineup of some of the best in music, food, wine, art and more!

In addition to acts like New Order, James Blake, Joey Bada$$, Janelle Monae, Broken Social Scene, Santigold, The Church, The Black Angels, Lizzo and many more, all attendees can hang out in the Taste Tent (Presented by Mother Market & Kitchen) where they’ll immerse themselves in culinary samplings from some of the best coast’s most talented and acclaimed chefs and restaurants.

Taste Tent Presented By Mother’s Market & Kitchen

Chef Menus:


Dina Amadril- Long Beach Creamery

Buttercake Berry and Smores $5

“Best Of” Sundae $10

Arthur Gonzales- Panxa Cocina

“The Ceviche Bar” with 3 different seasonal ceviches $5 ea.

Aliye Aydin- A Good Carrot

Za-atar Spiced Carrot Ribbons w/ Parsley-Mint Pesto & Goat Cheese, to be paired with Turkish tea $10

Sincere Justice Wong- Tacos Sincero (Pop-up)

“BO KHO TACO” Vietnamese styled Braised Brisket (Bo Kho) $5 ea.

Roasted Garlic Lebne, Lemongrass Morita Salsa, Herbs, Cucumber

“DON CAMOTE TACO” Seared sweet potato, Yuzu mayo, Furikake, Bonito Flakes $5 ea.

Pat Manning-Toro Bravo

“Surtido de Frituras” (Shrimp. Anchovies. Calamari, Fennel. Lemon. Green Harissa Mayo) $5 ea.

Michael Thiemann- Mother

Chicken Fried Mushroom Po Boy $10

Jeffrey Vance- No Anchor

“Shrimp Roll on Pretzel Bun” (w/ Celery Lemon Dressing and Fresh Fresno Chili Hot Sauce) $15

Wesley Young- Pidgin

Pork belly rice bowl (with Asian pear kimchi, bamboo shoots, ramen egg) $10


Jason Witzl-Ellie’s

Heirloom melon, serrano chile, persian cucumber, marinated shrimp and creme fraiche vinaigrette $10

Dawna Bass- Under The Sun

Vegan carrot cake with cream cheese frosting $10

Vegan jalapeño cheeseburger w/ a smoked “Gouda”

Royce Burke- Yarrow

Skirt Steak Sandwich with roast carrot puree and aged balsamic chimichurri $15.00

Rachel Aronow- Independent

“Gazpacho” (slow-roasted macerated beets with fresh citrus segment, finished with a piquant bell pepper and almond broth and fresh herbs) vegan, gluten-free $10

“Vermicelli bowl”- (vegan, gluten-free) $10

(Rice vermicelli tossed in sesame avocado cream. Finished with seasonal vegetables, chimichurri, and crisped onion)

Cameron Hanin- Ma’Ono

2 fried chicken drumsticks with a side of daikon pickles $5 / $10

Christine Rivera- Galaxy Taco

Short rib Barbacoa on blue corn tortillas $5

Carnitas on cilantro corn tortillas $5

Nancy Leon-Chan’s Bistros

Seaweed Baja taco (snow crab , mackerel with avocado, Meyer lemon, crispy panko , shiso micro greens, served with wasabi dressing) $5

Shiitake dumpling with spicy black bean scallion – ginger sauce $5

Ryan Ososoky- Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

Beef brisket biscuits / smoked bbq / pimento cheese / house pickles $10

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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