Tickets are still available for the 2012 Tastemakers, a progressive food and wine tasting event, sponsored by Salt Lake Magazine.
It takes place Thursday and Friday, May 17 and 18, from 5 to 10 p.m., in downtown Salt Lake City.
The two-day passports are available for $30 and allow diners into an outdoor pavilion where they can sample bites from The Pagoda, The Coffee Shop, Garden Cafe, Bambara, Gracies, Ichiban Sushi, Joffees Coffee, Silver, Ruby River and Caffe Niche. Non-alcoholic beverages are free. Beer and wine is available in a tasting size for $3, or a full glass for $5.
The Tastemakers pass also is good for special dining at several downtown restaurants including: Benihana, Cafe Molise, J.Wongs Asian Bistro, Naked Fish, Ruth’s Chris, Squatters/Wasatch Brewing, Market Street, The New Yorker and Pallet Bistro.
Purchase a passport online at saltlakemagazine.com/tastemakers and then take a copy of your email and receipt to the pavilion to redeem your passport.
After the event, save your passport, as it lets you in on dining specials throughout the summer.