Thursday, October 1, 2009

Taste the World

Where can you spend a few hours and a few dollars and get a real glimpse of global cuisine? East Charlotte's Taste of the World on Oct. 8.

This regularly slated event loads diners onto buses and takes them to culinary adventures ranging from Caribbean to Middle Eastern, Latino to Italian. For $30, you get an opening reception, samplings at three restaurants, plus a dessert-and-coffee reception at the VanLandingham Estate.

Participating restaurants are Ben Thanh (Vietnamese), Brazas (Brazilian), Congas (Cuban), Dim Sum (Chinese), Jerusalem (Middle Eastern), Landmark Diner, Fu Lin (Asian fusion), Linares (Mexican), Mama's (Caribbean), Middle East Deli, Namaste (Indian), Pizza and More (New York-style Italian), Pollos Mario (Colombian), Portofino (Italian) and Woodlands (vegetarian Indian).

Get more information at the web site here.