The line-up for the third Head in the Clouds Music and Arts Festival, targeting Asian hip-hop, R&B, pop and dance music, was announced this summer with artists such as Saweetie, Joji, Rich Brian, Japanese Breakfast and more. over two dozen other artists will arrive in Pasadena on Saturday 6 November and Sunday 7 November.
And now their zesty counterparts have been added to the bill as the festival, held at Brookside, a golf course adjoining the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, continues its partnership with 626 Night Market, the open-air night event that has made a name for itself. as a must stop for up-and-coming food vendors.
The Night Market is once again the festival’s culinary curator and, as usual, brings an Instagram-worthy and taste-destroying list of Asian-inspired sellers to the event.
In addition to these carefully selected venues, the festival will also feature several more established brands, including Johnnie Walker Scotch and Panda Express.
Here’s a rundown of what food you’ll find at the Head in the Clouds 2021 Festival:
All dat dim sum
Details: Get all that dim sum and some more tarry in this place known for its spicy wontons, shumai and steamed buns.
Bang Bang Noodles
Details: Boom boom, these are homemade noodles served in dishes like Sichuan garlic noodles. But they also offer buns, like a pork belly burger tucked into handmade pita bread.
Details: Drink a cup of Thai maple bean tea, pumpkin spiced milk tea and orange green tea.
Details: They serve bean teas as well as foods like honey walnut and shrimp burger and vegetarian options including Mapo Tots vegetarian and popcorn vegetarian chicken.
Chicken and leather
Details: This place is the best part of the chicken, crispy skin served as a bag of chips. Flavors include Cluckin ‘Hot and Chili Lime, or go crazy for the best in life and eat a BBQ Bacon.
Details: What happens when a croissant meets a waffle and then attacks your taste buds like a cute prehistoric creature? Well, you’re in luck, a crofflesaurus stepped on you.
Details: These are quite colorful sweets that are served in bottles and buckets. Just take a photo and post it on Insta and it’s over.
Details: Instant noodles, but Instagrammers like it.
Mussels and pearls
Details“Fried shellfish and crustaceans for an aphrodisiac feel,” is the brand’s description on Instagram, and that’s pretty much all there is to say.
Details: Crunchy taco sushi. Take some notes, Taco Bell, this is the future.
Details: Gyozas is not the only thing that this seller is rocking. They also serve fried lumpia, vegetarian spring rolls, and French fries. It’s like an ensemble of delight.
Details: This Japanese sando in Texas is a thick fluffy sandwich that’s far from here, so try dishes like egg salad, pork katsu, or hot chicken katsu.
Details: Soft, deliciously fluffy pork belly buns. It’s like biting the heavenly cloud of tender pork.
Tickets and more information can be found at hitcfestival.com.