The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host its eighth annual Taste of La Mesa from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, June 6, at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Dr., La Mesa. Presenting sponsor is Sycuan Casino and Barona Resort & Casino is the supporting sponsor. The event will feature networking and food sampling from local restaurants and food providers. In addition, local businesses will be on hand with exhibit tables. Parking is free and shuttle service will be available. More than 400 people are expected to attend.
General admission tickets begin at $55 per person. Admission is $70 per person to a pre-event VIP reception that begins at 5 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.lamesachamber.com or call the Chamber office, (619) 465-7700. Tickets also are available at San Pasqual Winery, 8364 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa.
Participating restaurants as of press time include Anthony’s Fish Grotto, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Bo-beau kitchen + garden, Brigantine Restaurant, Cali Comfort BBQ, Continental Catering, Cucina Basilico, Edible Arrangements, El Torito, Himalayan Cuisine, Hooley’s Irish Pub and Grill, Luna Grill, Marie Callender’s, O’s American Kitchen, Pick Up Stix, Riviera Supper Club, Souplantation, Sycuan Casino, Tarantino Gourmet Sausages, Terra American Bistro, The Hills Local Pub, Tiramisu Trattoria, and Valley Farm Market. Samuel Adams is the exclusive beer sponsor of the evening. Wine sponsors include Nonno’s Ristorante Italino, Riviera Supper Club, The Regal Bar and San Pasqual Winery.