Clearwater classics, others to serve grub at annual Taste fest

Festgoers will sample bites from more than 20 restos during A Taste of Clearwater.

click to enlarge The Florida Heat dessert from Caretta on the Gulf. Caretta's among the restaurants offering eats at Clearwater's Taste fest. - shannagillette.com
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The Florida Heat dessert from Caretta on the Gulf. Caretta's among the restaurants offering eats at Clearwater's Taste fest.

On Thursday, Oct. 9, the 25th Annual A Taste of Clearwater will bring an evening of food and drink tastings, alongside live entertainment, to Clearwater's Westfield Countryside Mall.

From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., more than 20 restaurants — including Frenchy's, Green Mint Asian Grill, Bon Appetit and Ohana Cafe — will showcase their fare.

The restaurants range from Clearwater mainstays to other favorites around the region.

General admission costs $35, and Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce members get in for $25.

With single and group ticket rates, a VIP tasting experience will also be featured. VIP entry is $125 per person, while a $1,000 ticket gets in 10 festivalgoers.

Groups of five or more who'd like to purchase general admission should call the chamber at 727-461-0011.

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