From the Press Release:
Whether you love dogs, great food, supporting local businesses or all three, the 3rd Annual Taste of Manchester is for you. The event brings hundreds of people to 16 participating locally owned and operated one-of-a kind restaurants in greater downtown Manchester. With affordable ticket prices, free and stylish transportation, a feast of food, and proceeds that benefit a new dog park, The Taste of Manchester is a true community celebration that offers something for everyone.
The 3rd Annual Taste of Manchester will be held on Tuesday, May 15th from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., rain or shine, beginning and ending at The Army Navy Club of Manchester. Entertainment at the Army Navy Club will be provided by Mass-Conn-Fusion Jazz Duo, featuring Liz Roberts and Jim Healy.
“Your ticket brings you the tastes of 16 local eateries and caterers,” said event co-chair Dennis Reinholt. “Ticket holders may enjoy samplings from several restaurants when they start at The Army Navy Club and then walk or take the Abbey Road Transportation limobus between the participating Main Streetand Hartford Road/Charter Oak Street restaurants. Finish up at The Army Navy Club with coffee, desserts and door prizes.”
Ticket prices, reduced from 2011, are $20 for adults and $12 for kids under 12 years old. Tickets are limited and on sale now at www.tasteofmanchesterct.com through PayPal and in person at the Customer Service & Information Center on the first floor of ManchesterTown Hall.
Proceeds to benefit MDOG: Manchester Dog Owners Group, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which is entering phase 2 of a plan to build a new dog park in Manchester.
Participating restaurants include:
Antonio’s Pizza Restaurant
Brown Sugar Catering
Cafe Allez: A Mobile Cafe and Creperie
The Deli at D & D
Great Harvest Bread
Hartford Road Cafe
Hartford Road Pizza
Highland Park Market
The Main Pub
Rocco’s Pizza & Grill
Suso Latino Basket