The foodie event of the year. Buy now and save!


“Durham proved once again what an amazing food city it is becoming.”
- The Huffington Post on TASTE 2015

April 21, 2016 | 6:30-9pm | The Durham Armory | Festive Cocktail Attire

Enjoy the “culinary experience of the year,” as one attendee described the Grand Taste Experience at TASTE 2015, Spend the evening with hundreds of guests savoring dishes created by 30 of the best chefs in North Carolina, including…

  •  Acme   •   Watts Grocery   •   Guglhupf   •   Il Palio (Siena Hotel)    •     Six Plates Wine Bar   •   Donovan’s Dish   •    Mateo   •   Matthew’s Chocolates   •    juju   •   The Restaurant at The Durham Hotel   •   LaPlace   •   Gocciolina   •   Parizade   •   Carolina Crossroads   •   Basan Sushi   •   Oval Park Grille   •   Washington-Duke Inn   •   Piedmont   •   La Farm Bakery   •   Saltbox Seafood Joint   •   Durham Catering Co.    •   Bleu Olive   •   Saladelia   •   Mad Hatter   •   Counting House (21c)   •  Sam’s Bottle Shop

Also on hand are local beverage makers, producing outstanding craft beer, soda, coffees and spirits. And we’ve rounded up our chefs’ favorite distributors to bring you wine from around the world to educate your palate. And, of course, a great live band!

A portion of proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Durham Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. The Durham branch serves over 96,000 individuals who are at risk for hunger; about one-third of those are children.

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Tickets are now gone. Please note that ticket charges will appear under the name of Chapel Hill Magazine/Durham Magazine. TASTE is sponsored by these magazines and Shannon Media, Inc. Tickets are nonrefundable. No one under the age of 21 is admitted.