SUN, MAY 14TH             MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH CO-HOSTED BY RICE AND SHINE  @ THE CURRENT LIVING, 707 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, California 90802

Join us for an exclusive event curated to honor all mothers. We will be hosted at The Current, a luxury high-rise building in downtown Long Beach, in their designer dining and open kitchen space. Celebrate with a delightful experience for your taste buds – a Filipino Inspired Plated Brunch featuring gastronomic creations and treats from Romeo Chocolates and Chef AC Boral of RICE & SHINE Pop-Ups. The two have collaborated closely to honor Mother's Day with a brunch with a specially crafted and seasonal menu.

Sunday, May 14th, 11am-1pm 



SAT, MAY 23 - 11am-2:30pm -   CHOCOLATE POP-UP @ MADE by Millworks, 240 Pine Ave, Long Beach CA 90802

Sample and shop for your favorite chocolate treats!  Explore the other artisanal products that our beautiful city has to offer!



FRI, MAY 26                  Romeo Chocolates x PBWS Chocolate and Beer Pairing @ Public Beer Wine Shop, 121 W 4th St, Long Beach, California 90802

Treat yourself and that special someone to chocolate treats and bonbons at our month-long pop-up at The Brass Lamp!  New creations are added very week!


Romeo Chocolates will be back in the house with his amazing chocolates, and this time, we've carefully paired them with some great beers! 

The event will consist of an interactive presentation by Romeo Garcia of Romeo Chocolates and Gino Espinosa of Public Beer and Wine, and will include a few tasting squares to prepare your palates, and four guided chocolate and beer pairings. 

After the event, Romeo Chocolates will have a pop-up shop so you can purchase any additional chocolate, which you will definitely want to...

Make sure to stick around for some dinner after dessert! 

Ticket are $35 and will consist of:

Chocolate Palate Starters - 54% Belgian Semisweet Dark Chocolate, 33% Belgian Milk Chocolate, 70% Honduran Chocolate

Pairing 1-- High Water Brewing Campfire Stout x semi-sweet Belgian dark 54%
Presented as a hibachi smore

Pairing 2-- Beachwood Mocha Machine Chocolate Coffe Imperial Porter x macadamia enrobed in Belgian 33% milk chocolate ganache truffle

Pairing 3-- New Holland Dragons Milk Reserve Mexican Spice Cake Imperial Stout x 70% single origin Honduran chocolate dark chocolate bark

Pairing 4-- Timmermans Kreik Lambic x Berry Bliss Bar - organic strawberry, blueberry, and raspberries in white chocolate bark

Ticket price also includes an additional full pour of 1 or the 4 featured beers.



Interested in hosting a chocolate tasting, wine & chocolate pairing, beer & chocolate pairing,  or a private event?  If you are a wine bar, brewery, restaurant, salon, hotel concierge, event planning business, or wedding planner, let's collaborate!  Contact me at to schedule and discuss customized flights, pairing suggestions, venues, and a hosted chocolate experience.  email

Special Thanks to:      Venue Courtesy of Public Beer Wine Shop & Photography by Deney Tuazon Photography