Hello all , jerm here with another Tampa Bay dining update for you coming this weekend at the David A Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts!

Don't miss the 25th Anniversary of the Bay area's premier food event, Taste the Best of Tampa Bay! This annual event is hosted by The Producers volunteer group as a benefit for the Straz Center.

Enjoy live entertainment and sample food and drinks from the Tampa Bay area's best restaurants and caterers, while strolling along the Hillsborough River.

Like all of the food and drink festivals around here, this one is going to be awesome, so be sure to visit the website and purchase your tickets!

In case you were wondering what restaurants were gonna be there, here is a list of the confirmed thus far:

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Blend Lounge
Blondie's Cookies
Blue Bell Creameries
Brunchery Restaurant & Catering
Buddha Lounge & Hula Bay Club
Cilantro Indian Cuisine
Columbia Restaurant
Five Guys Burgers & Fries
Giordano's of Tampa
Gourmet Pizza Company
Grass Root Organic Restaurant
Howl at the Moon
Jerk Hut Island Grill
Lindt Chocolates/Didier Brokerage
Maestro's at the Straz Center
Maritana Grille - Don Cesar
Mekenita Mexican Grill
Miguel's Mexican Grill & Seafood
Pizzaiolo Bavaro
Queen of Sheba Ethiopian
Pita's Republic
Roy's Hawaiian Fusion
Sally O'Neals Pizza
Shell's Seafood Restaurant
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q
Spaghetti Warehouse
Splitsville/ Cruise Room
Stefano's Gelato
Stumps Supper Club
Teatro on Seventh
The Lobster Pot Restaurant
The Melting Pot
The Venue/Takara
The Venue/Viaggio
Tijuana Flats
Timpano Chophouse & Martini Bar
Toffee To Go
Villagio Ristorante
World of Beer
Zante Cafeneo

And many more! That's all for now folks, but stay tuned for updates on this and other great Tampa Bay area events!