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Taste of Durham set for 18th annual event

More than 20 food and beverage experts will be on hand at the 18th Annual Taste of Durham. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Durham Public Library. There is a fee to attend and seating is limited. Reservations are secured with a check and are made at the library. Attendance at the event is limited to adults The entry fee includes unlimited food tastings as well as three servings from the bar. The party will go on regardless of weather.

The Public Association of Library Supporters sponsors the event.

Noted chef, Joseph Aigner, will be among the chefs, caterers, and wine and spirits purveyors who will provide tastings. Aigner, chef at Brew Bakers in Middletown, was recently named one of the Best Chefs in America for 2013 and 2014. He is a continuing contributor to the Taste of Durham.

Longtime Durham contributors include: Cozy Corner Restaurant & Pizza, Durham Market and Caterers, Kim’s Cottage Confections, Lino’s Market and Caterers, Little Rooster (wine tasting), Perk on Main, Spice Catering, and Time Out Taverne.

Returning from Middletown are: Anoho Asian Noodle House, David Alan Catering, Cold Stone Creamery, Haveli of India, Tschudin Chocolates, and Sweet Harmony Cafe.

Lyman Orchards Farm Market, from Middlefield, will again offer its popular pies.

New this year are: caterer Kevin Smith and Durham Wine & Spirits (beer tasting), both of Durham;Taino’s, Our Place, and Fiore’s II, all of Middletown.

Brenda’s Main St. Feed will return with her take-home pet treats. Bruce Schmottlach and Deep Ellum will provide musical accompaniment for the evening.

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