Tickets are available starting Monday for one of Davis’ premier community events – the annual “Taste of Davis”. More that 22 premier local vendors of food, wine, beer and desserts will have booths with samples of their wares available for guest, all under one roof.
The 2014 Taste of Davis will be held at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall on 415 2nd Street on Thursday, April 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is cordially invited. Because so many businesses and individuals have stepped up to sponsor this event, tickets this year are available at an all-time low price of $20 per person (if purchased in advance) or $25 at the door. Tickets can only be purchased at Avid Reader Active, 605 Second Street, Downtown Davis, and Common Grounds, 2171 Cowell Boulevard, South Davis.
Taste of Davis is organized and hosted by the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge, a community fraternal organization that was chartered in Davis in 1870.
Vendors of wine, beer, food and desserts this year include: Osteria Fasulo Cibo Italiano, Tres Hermanas, Paesano’s, Hunan Bar and Restaurant, Hoppy Brewing Compnay, Sender’s Wines, Jack’s Urban Eats, Putah Creek Wines, Dos Coyotes Border Cafe, Turkovich Family Wines, Sudwerk, Ding How Restaurant, Berryessa Gap Winery, Candy House, California Vintage Olive Oil, Common Grounds, Carvalho Family Winery, de Vere’s Irish Pub, Davis Food Coop, Maria’s Cantina, Woodstock’s Pizza, Odd Fellows Catering, and others.
Sponsors of the event include the Major Sponsor Hanlees Toyota-Chevrolet-Nissan of Davis, and Super Sponsors Davis Enterprise, California Vintage Olive Oil, and Davis Downtown. Other sponsors include: Abaton Consulting, Advanced Valley Eye Associates, Heather Barnes, Brooks Painting, David Campos of Coldwell-Banker, Ching and Lucy Chang, Cunningham Engineering, JB Dath Law, Devine Insurance Solutions, Beth Dovi, Kim Eichorn at Lyon Realty, Fox-Libet Family, Davis City Council Member Lucas Frerichs, John Hillis Child Care Centers, Dr. David Jolkovsky Peridontics and Implants, Davis Mayor Joe Krovoza, Davis City Council Member Brett Lee, Renee Liston, Cara Mengali at Comstock Mortgage, Yolo Public Defender Tracie Olson, Pakpour Family Law, Law Offices of Poulos and Fullerton, Yolo County Supervisor Jim Provenza, Dean Ranns, Valerie Ranns, Judge Dave Rosenberg, Lea Rosenberg, Dr. Benton Runquist Orthodontist, Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor, Raquel Silva Attorney at Law, Robin Souza, Davis City Council Member Rochelle Swanson, Cass Sylvia, Davis Mayor Pro Tem Dan Wolk, Allison Zuvela.
The 2014 Taste of Davis is the 5th Annual version of this popular community project. Guest get to sample the products of all the vendors over a period of two hours. “It’s a real treat for the public,” said Taste of Davis Co-Chair Lea Rosenberg. “Where else can you sample the food and drink and desserts of some of the finest local establishments, all under one roof and all for one reasonable price?”
The beneficiary of some of the proceeds of this event is Davis Community Meals.
Dody Black, the other Co-Chair of the event added, “Plus it’s the best social scene in town. You can meet your friends and neighbors in a relaxed atmosphere for this fun event.”