Taste of the Nation Hartford returns Oct. 2 at Marquee Events and Catering. Dozens of Greater Hartford restaurants, distributors and vendors gather for a tasting event to benefit Share Our Strength – No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger.
Among the participants:
Artisan Made-Northeast LLC, Backstage Eat. Drink. Live, Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant, Bartaco, Black Bamboo, Black Hog Brewing Co., Bocca Rossa, Bridgewater Chocolate, Cafemantic, Carbone's Ristorante, City Fare Catering, City Steam Brewery Cafe, Corey's Catsup & Mustard, Costa Del Sol, Community Table, Cuvee, David Alan Catering, Delamar Hotels, Dish Bar & Grill, Esca Restaurant & Wine Bar, Feng Asian Bistro, Firebox, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, FreshPoint, Frosted Couture Cupcakes, Grants/Restaurant Bricco/Bricco Trattoria, Hartford Restaurant Group, Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Joey Garlic's, Krust Pizzeria and Bourbon Bar, La Tavola Ristorante, The Lyme Grill, Marquee Events & Catering, Max Restaurant Group, McLadden's Irish Publick House, The Mill at 2t, Millwright's Tavern, Mozzicato de Pasquale Bakery & Pastry Shop, ON20, Oyster Club, Parallel Post Restaurant at The Trumbull Marriott, Peppercorns Grill, Piccolo Arancio, Plan B Burger Bar/Tisane, Popover Cafe & Bakery, Powder Ridge, Rizzuto's Restaurant & Bar, Salute, San Pellegrino, The Hartford Club, Treva/Avert Brasserie.
General admission is $85; VIP admission is $150. Doors open at 6 p.m. Information:ce.strength.org/hartford.