Information on 2018 Taste of Amherst

Food & Drink! Music! Activities for Kids!

This memorable and well-loved Amherst event, organized jointly by the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and the Amherst Business Improvement District (BID), and presented by Atkins Farms Country Market is back on the Amherst Town Common.

18 restaurants will feature delicious samples, all for $5 and under. A beer and wine tent offers adults a sampling of some great local brews, including craft beer and wine on Friday and Saturday evenings. Chef Bill Collins will introduce area chefs in the Cooking Demo tent.

Bouncy houses and fun distractions will be provided for the kids. The Lupa Zoo is back with some guests from the Animal and Insect Kingdoms.

The Community Tent offers a chance to learn more about some great local organizations. Regional businesses like Wagging Tails Pet Hotel, Green Mountain Energy, Encharter Insurance and Greenfield Savings Bank help support this event and will be at The Taste to share information and join in the fun.

Live music is provided by WRSI/The River (click the link below for the line up!)

Times and Dates:

June 14, 5 – 10 pm
June 15, 5 – 10 pm
June 16, Noon – 10 pm
June 17, Noon – 4 pm

TASTE OF AMHERST MENU

ANTONIO’S
Pizza Slices

 THE AMHERST PUB
Fried Dough with Strawberries
Baked Potato with Toppings
Hadley Asparagus Fries
Lobster Sliders on Portuguese Muffin
Korean BBQ Pork with Asian Slaw
Tilapia Tacos with Mango Salsa

BART’S ICE CREAM
Small Cones/Cups
Large Cones/cups
8 oz. Cold Pressed Juices

 

BISTRO 63

Seafood Risotto
Mango Salad
Oysters Raw/Shucked to order
Root Tea
Tiramisu

 

ESSELON CAFE

Esselon Burger with Cheddar
Smoked Onion Burger
Grilled Potato Wedges
3 Bean Salad
Iced Coffee and Herbal Iced Tea

 

FORMOSA CHINESE
Formosa Popcorn Chicken
Sticky Rice in Bamboo Leaf Wrap
Sesame Cold Noodle
Beef Stuffed Scallion Pancake Wrap
Bubble Tea

 GINGER GARDEN
Crab Rangoon
Pan-Fried Meat Dumplings
General Tso’s Chicken
Vegetable Lo Mein, Sauteed String Beans
Kung Pao Chicken
Pork Fried Rice

GOHYANG KOREAN RESTAURANT
Bibimbap, Bulgogi, Rice Punch

HIMALAYAN FRIENDS CORNER

Momos, Sauteed Noodles, Lassi

 MOMO TIBETAN RESTAURANT

Momos: Beef, Pork, Vegetable, Chicken Shogok Momo,

Shamdre, Shogok Katsa

 

MAPLE VALLEY CREAMERY

Ice cream and frozen yogurt,

dairy-free sorbet

 

NANCY JANE’S
Scallops, Bacon on spicy slaw

Coconut Shrimp on Spicy Slaw

Clam fritters, Corn fritters,

Nancy Jane’s Famous Lemonade, Desserts

 

OSTERIA VESPA

Meatballs in pita pockets

 

PARADISE OF INDIA

Pakora, Samosa, Papadam, Ri Ben Pri, Chicken Tikka Masala,

Chana Masala, Sag Paneer, Alo Matter Paneer, Nan Bread, Chana Sag, Rice

Masala Tea (Chai Tea), Mango Lassi, Sweet Lassi

 

PANDA EAST:

House Special Chicken; Veggie Fried Rice; Chicken Fingers; California Roll; Spicy Salmon Roll

 

THE TASTE THAI

Chicken Pad Thai Noodle

Vegetable Pad Thai Noodle

Chicken Red Curry

Vegetables Red Curry

Chicken Basil Fried Rice

 

TOP KABAB/Taste of Persian Kabab

Ground Beef Kabak: beef, onions, spicesand rice
Chicken Kabab: marinated chicken and rice

Ash Resh Teh: Vegetables, chickpeas, garlic, onion, and curd

 

THE WORKS

Bagel Bites with Cream Cheese
Assorted Smoothies

Thai Chicken Salad