Taste of Pasadena

Two Dozen Pasadena Restaurants Showcase Food and Drink at Taste of Pasadena & SIP-tember Finale Live at Rose Bowl on September 25th from 6PM to 9PM

You can taste and vote for their favorite SIP-tember cocktail and enjoy a Taste of Pasadena

Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. To buy tickets now CLICK HERE.

SIP-tember: a celebration of the cocktail reaches its dramatic conclusion with

200 attended the first Taste of Pasadena in 2012.

the Cocktail Bracket Challenge Finale on September 25th at the historic Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The four finalist cocktails will be served up in a live competition from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm with those in attendance voting to determine Pasadena’s Cocktail of the Year for 2014.

Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale The Pasadena Chamber hosts the second Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale on Thursday, September 25th from 6PM to 9PM at the Rose Bowl. Enjoy food and drink tastings from many of Pasadena’s finest restaurants and help decide which SIP-tember cocktail is Pasadena’s favorite. Over the course of six weeks, 64 cocktails will have faced off to determine which four finalists compete during the live taste-off at the Rose Bowl.

Taste of Pasadena participants include:

Four excellent competitors faced off at the 2012 SIP-tember Finale.


  • Bar 1886 at The Raymond
  • Brookside Golf Club
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Celestino Ristorante and Bar
  • Citrus X Catering
  • Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
  • Eden Garden Bar and Grill
  • Green Street Restaurant
  • Haven Gastropub+ Brewery
  • Japon Bistro
  • Kal’s Mediterranean Bisto
  • Kings Row Gastropub
  • The Luggage Room at La Grande Orange
  • Maria’s Italian Kitchen
  • Osawa Shabu Shabu & Sushi
  • Panda Catering
  • Pita Jungle
  • POP Champagne and Dessert Bar
  • The Raymond Restaurant
  • Simply Cupcakes Pasadena
  • Slater’s 50/50
  • Toro Sushi Bar Lounge
  • Trattoria Neapolis
  • The Westin Pasadena

Along with food and drink samples for Taste of Pasadena guests, the four finalist cocktails from the SIP-tember Cocktail Bracket Challenge will be available for tasting.

Guests vote live to determine Pasadena’s favorite cocktail. Tickets to the Taste of Pasadena and SIP-tember Finale are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.

To purchase tickets call the Chamber at 626-795-3355 or visit http://www.pasadena-chamber.org/forms/sip-tember-finale-september-25-2014.

SIP-tember: a Celebration of the Cocktail and the Taste of Pasadena are presented by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. Sponsors are the City of Pasadena and Trusted Choice Agents of Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena. Dance Syndicate is providing entertainment.