Taste of Cincinnati http://wvxu.org en Changes planned for upcoming special events in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/changes-planned-upcoming-special-events-cincinnati <p>You can expect to see plenty of police officers and more volunteers at special events in and around downtown following several incidents at this year's Taste of Cincinnati. &nbsp;<br /><br />Assistant Police Chief James Whalen recounted those activities Monday during a city council committee meeting.<br /> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:46:20 +0000 Jay Hanselman 27747 at http://wvxu.org Taste of Cincinnati marks 35th year http://wvxu.org/post/taste-cincinnati-marks-35th-year <p></p><p>Dubbed "the nation's longest running culinary arts festival," <a href="http://www.tasteofcincinnati.com/" target="_blank">Taste of Cincinnati</a> returns Memorial Day weekend for its 35th year.</p><p>Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Vice President Pat Sheeran says the annual festival continues to grow.</p><p>"Last year we set a record for crowds," says Sheeran. "And if Mother Nature cooperates, we're going to do it again."</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 20:49:44 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26731 at http://wvxu.org Taste of Cincinnati marks 35th year Yummy weekend helps Taste set attendance record http://wvxu.org/post/yummy-weekend-helps-taste-set-attendance-record <p>If you were at Taste of Cincinnati last weekend and thought it seemed busier than usual, you were right.&nbsp; Lance Barry with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber said the final estimate for the three-day event is in, and it's a record.</p><p>"We are projecting our numbers for the weekend to be right around 550,000," said Barry.&nbsp; " We were expecting them to be right around a half-million at 500,000, but we're now very easily projecting, comfortably, a 10-percent increase from even where we thought we'd be for the weekend."</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 19:33:30 +0000 Mark Heyne 13148 at http://wvxu.org Yummy weekend helps Taste set attendance record 35th annual Taste of Cincinnati starts Saturday http://wvxu.org/post/35th-annual-taste-cincinnati-starts-saturday <p>Five blocks of Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati will turn into what's billed as the nation's longest running culinary arts festival this weekend.&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.tasteofcincinnati.com/">The Taste of Cincinnati</a> runs tomorrow through Memorial Day.&nbsp; Lance Barry with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber said there will be about 40 restaurants at the event, and 8 food trucks.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 12934 at http://wvxu.org 35th annual Taste of Cincinnati starts Saturday Best in Show at Taste of Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/best-show-taste-cincinnati <p></p><p>The 2013 <a href="http://www.tasteofcincinnati.com/tastehome.aspx" target="_blank">Taste of Cincinnati </a>winners are out. The annual food festival is Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27. Organizers expect the event will draw 500,000 people.</p><p>*2013 Best of Taste Awards*<br><br>*Appetizer*<br><br>1st Place: Crab Rangoon, Thai Taste<br>2nd Place: Cuban Black Bean Soup, Silver Ladle<br>3rd Place: Risotto Balls, Pompilios<br><br>*Entrée*</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 13:20:32 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12653 at http://wvxu.org Best in Show at Taste of Cincinnati