‘Taste’ restaurants announced

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So far, 19 restaurants have signed on to become part of the legendary feast we have all come to know as “The Taste.”

The Taste of Boca Grande in 2016 will be held on Monday, Feb. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Boca Bay Pass Club.

Tickets are $90, of which $50 is tax-deductible.

The restaurant lineup this year includes:

  • Boca Bay Pass Club
  • Boca Grande Club
  • Boca Grande Farmers Market
  • Crow’s Nest
  • Eagle Grille & Miller’s Dockside
  • Farlow’s On the Water
  • Gasparilla Inn & Pink Elephant
  • The Grapevine
  • PJ’s Seagrille
  • Libby’s Café + Bar
  • Loose Caboose Restaurant
  • Placida Grill
  • Prime Time Steak and Spirits
  • South Beach Bar and Grille
  • The Temptation
  • Zydeco Grille
  • Villa Capri
  • The Beach Road Bistro
  • Howards Restaurant

All proceeds from the event benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, where they feed approximately 30,000 people each month (of which 40 percent are children), distributing 18.4 million pounds of food each year.

Go to harrychapinfoodbank.org for more information.

Tickets are on sale at the Boca Beacon,964-2995; Boca Bay Pass Club, 964-0769; The Boca Grande Club, 964-2211; The BRC Group, 964-8180; Michael Saunders & Company, 964-2000; Thor Johnson, 964-0679; Kathy Hawkin, 964-1399; Nick Kaiser, 964-0141; and Prime Time Steak & Spirits, 697-7799.