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    Taste of Cambridge Postponed to Rain Date: Tuesday June 28th


    Please be advised that due to inclement weather on Thursday, June 23, 2011, the Taste of Cambridge, will be postponed to  our rain date of Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Same time, same place, same 60 fabulous restaurants and the same incredibly worthy beneficiaries! 

    The 9th annual Taste of Cambridge, presented by the Cambridge Licensee Advisory Board, will be held on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.  Tickets may be purchased now at


    Taste of Cambridge is the ONLY TASTE OF EVENT in Cambridge and will take place on both the Upper and Lower Courtyards on the Charles Hotel


    This year’s event beneficiaries are The Salvation Army Cambridge/Somerville Corps “Restoring Lives Capital Campaign” and Cambridge Program/Special Olympics:  Saturday Program.


    On June 23, 2011, several thousand people will descend on the upper and lower courtyards at the Charles Hotel to sample culinary delights from over 55 Cambridge restaurants.  “In addition to its world class shops and cultural activities, Cambridge has long been regarded as a center of culinary excellence.  We are thrilled and excited to invite everyone to join us in feasting on food and libations from your favorite establishments and restaurants that you have yet to explore”, said Denise Jillson, co-chair of the event and Executive Director of the Harvard Square Business Association.


    In addition to diverse, international fare, Taste of Cambridge boasts several beer and wine tents (included in the price of admission), a brass band, and a VIP area.  This year, the VIP area will feature a pig roast, passed hors d’oeuvres, raffle prizes, and a specialty cocktail station featuring concoctions created by Cambridge’s renowned mixologists in a festive tiki area.  Come and vote for your favorite!

    Tickets for this event may be purchased for $50 in advance at or $60 at the door.  VIP tickets are $75.  Tickets for children aged 6 – 12 years are $15.  As always, children under 6 eat for free!  Tickets for this event are limited, so be sure to purchase yours soon!  Enhanced by a beautiful outdoor setting, live music and a great crowd, the TOC is one of Cambridge’s most anticipated annual events.

    The 2011 participants are:

    All Star Sandwich Bar, Amelia’s Trattoria, Art Bar, Asgard Irish Pub and Restaurant, Bambara Restaurant, Basha Café, Bertuccis, Border Café, Bukowski Tavern, Café of India, Café Sushi, California Pizza Kitchen, Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, Camie’s Caribbean Cuisine and Bakery, Casablanca, Central Bottle Wine and Provisions, Chez Henri, Christopher’s Restaurant, Craigie on Main, Crazy Dough’s Pizza, East Coast Grill, Finale, Flour Bakery + Café, Formaggio’s Kitchen, Grafton Street, Harvest, Henrietta’s Table, Hong Kong Restaurant, Iggy’s Bread of the World, Jasper White’s Summer Shack, John Harvard’s Brew House, Jose’s Mexican Restaurant, JP Licks, Koreana, Lizzy’s Ice Cream, Lord Hobo, Mariposa Bakery, Nubar, Ole Mexican Grill, Oleana Restaurant, OM, Picante Mexican Grill, Rialto, Sandrine’s Bistro, Savenors, Sebastians, Shay’s Pub & Wine Bar, Stone Hearth Pizza, Tavern in the Square, Temple Bar, the blue room, The Russell House Tavern, The Upper Crust, Tommy Doyle’s, Tory Row, Trader Joe’s, UpStairs on the Square, Veggie Planet, and Wagamama


    Taste of Cambridge 2011 sponsors include:  Amstel Light, Bacardi, Harpoon Brewery, Legal Sea Foods, The Charles Hotel, how2heroes, Boston Magazine, Dig Boston, Cambridge Chronicle, Trademark Tours, Yelp, Trinity Property Management, Nantucket Nectars, and Cambridge Trust Company.


    All proceeds from this event benefit our valued charitable partners.

    This year’s beneficiaries are:

    The Salvation Army Cambridge/Somerville Corps “Restoring Lives Capital Campaign: See Full Site
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