DEARBORN — A metropolitan Detroit favorite, Taste of Dearborn, has been rescheduled for 6 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 6. The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce, the event host, is moving forward with responsible optimism and has rescheduled this annual event, presented by Jim Thorpe, Ameriprise Financial.
Stroll delightful offerings of Dearborn eateries at Dearborn’s annual “grub crawl.” The event allows attendees to sample menu items from a bevy of participating restaurants.
General admission tickets are $35 and include appetizers from participating restaurants in downtown west Dearborn. General admission and wine tasting tickets are available at www.dearbornareachamber.org or by calling 313-584-6100. Patrons can save $5 with the coupon code “earlybird.”
Participants will receive a menu passport and map at registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Bryant Library at 22100 Michigan Ave.
General admission ticket holders can pick up their wristbands the day of the event beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the DACC, 22100 Michigan Ave. They also can pick up wristbands Aug. 3 to 5 at the DACC between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The DACC will provide free shuttles, courtesy of LaFontaine Automotive Group, between downtown west Dearborn and the Fairlane Town Center complex until 9:15 p.m.
Les Stanford Cadillac once again serves as the host for the Wine & Beer Tasting Reception. VIP’s begin at this location and enjoy substantial appetizers and samples provided by LaPita Mediterranean Cuisine, and entertainment from 5 to 7:30 p.m. A limited number of tickets are available for this exclusive reception for $50 per couple. Advance tickets are required to attend the reception.
A small sample of confirmed restaurants includes Brome Modern Eatery, Benihana, Dearborn Brewing, Noah’s SmokeHouse, Lue Thai Cafe, Unburger Grill, Famous Hamburger, Ford’s Garage, I Say It With Café, La Pita Mediterranean Restaurant, Longboard by Jolly Pumpkin, Modern Greek & Salad Bar, TRIA – Inspired American Cuisine, and Starbucks. Additional restaurants are joining daily.
“We’re excited to move the date and provide some tasty fun this August,” DACC President Jackie Lovejoy said. “Our restaurants have been prepping and have all the needed precautions in place to host the public again. This week has been a remarkable tour for me visiting everyone as our dining rooms have opened.”
For more information, call 313-584-6100 or go to www.dearbornareachamber.org.