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Annual Taste Event to Highlight East Aurora’s Vibrant Culinary Scene
Annual Taste Event to Highlight East Aurora’s Vibrant Culinary Scene

The sixth annual Taste of East Aurora, featuring restaurants and food-related businesses with ties to the Greater East Aurora community, returns from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, on historic Main Street, from Olean Road to Riley Street.

“The event will take place rain or shine and is always a popular destination for guests who want to experience East Aurora’s expanding culinary scene,” said Gary Grote, executive director of the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce. “While we are well-known locally and nationally as an arts community, our food-related businesses are running a close second in terms of popularity!”  

This year’s event has grown to include more restaurants. Join your favorite restaurants and food-related businesses as the community welcomes some newcomers to the event such as Mikey Dee’s Café & Catering and Yoshi Sushi & Eatery. The popular East Aurora Farmer’s Market will also have several of their vendors taking part in the event this year including Cornerstone Café & Juice Bar, Jimmy’s Kettle Corn & Bee My Honey, Blue Eyed Baker and Deb’s Delights.

Food and beverage items will be priced from $1 to $4 per serving. Guests are encouraged to stop by the I-61 Church tent to vote for their favorite restaurants and earn a chance to win gift certificates to local restaurants in the categories of Best Bite and Best Sweet Treat. Additionally, The Old Hippies will perform from noon to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the entertainment tent located mid street.

Title sponsor of the Taste event is I-61 Church. Presenting sponsors include the East Aurora Farmer’s Market, Key Bank, East Aurora Bee, Martyn Printing and Tops Markets, while supporting sponsors include the Bene-Care Agency, Renewal by Andersen, Sysco, The Gutter People of WNY, Lazer Remodeling, University Pediatric Dentistry at Toytown, West Herr Buick GMC and West Herr Cadillac.

For more information on East Aurora businesses and events, please visit www.eanycc.com or call the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce at 652-8444. For updates on the Taste of East Aurora, please visit www.facebook.com/TheTasteofeastaurora. Menus will be completed shortly and posted on the Chamber’s Facebook page. 

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