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Taste of Alhambra...worth it?

teenage glutster May 16, 2007 05:03 PM

Has anyone been to this event before?
Would they recommend it?

  1. katkoupai May 16, 2007 06:50 PM

    I've never heard of this event. What and who will be there? There is a lot of good food in Alhambra, I am learning.

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    1. re: katkoupai
      CookieEater May 17, 2007 04:46 PM

      Eh, for a $50 ticket they could do better. You could just go to drink I guess.
      Copied from Website:
      Past Participants Have Included:
      Tony Roma’s
      The Cuban Bistro
      Perfectly Sweet
      Black Angus
      Thai Purple
      Crane Sushi
      Trader Joe’s
      Charlie’s Trio Cafe
      Bun N’ Burger
      Geyser Peak Wines
      Maddalena Winery
      Pasqua Winery
      San Felice Winery
      Chateau St. Michelle Winery
      Chateau St. Jean Winery
      Wahib’s-Middle East Restaurant
      Phoenix Restaurant
      California Brewing Co.
      Hop Woo
      El cholo
      Lovebirds Cafe
      Pho 79
      Estate Wines
      Calloway Winery

      1. re: CookieEater
        rickym13 May 17, 2007 05:09 PM

        $50 is little steep for this imo

        1. re: CookieEater
          rameniac May 17, 2007 05:59 PM

          lol i grew up in alhambra so this is something i'd definitely want to stay away from. just on principle. where's RICK'S HAMBURGERS in this motley menagerie?

      2. ipsedixit May 17, 2007 05:13 PM

        I would go just for the atmosphere. The food at these things really become secondary.

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        1. re: ipsedixit
          teenage glutster May 17, 2007 05:49 PM

          you're right...i mean i always do that, if only i can always think like that!


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          teenage glutster May 17, 2007 05:50 PM

          is anyone else going?

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          1. re: teenage glutster
            d98accord May 17, 2007 11:53 PM

            I lived in Alhambra for about 20 years and I never heard of this event. Where can I get more info?

            1. re: d98accord
              katkoupai May 18, 2007 12:09 AM

              Just found this online:


              1. re: d98accord
                CookieEater May 18, 2007 09:49 AM

                this event came out of the whole rebuilding of Alhambra Main St. Just a few years old. I hope in future years they add more non-Main St restaurants.

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