by Rick Griffin
The Santee Chamber of Commerce will host the 26th annual Taste of Santee from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, at Union Bank, 9760 Mission Gorge Road in Santee. Admission is $10 per person or free with an unwrapped joy or non-perishable food item to benefit the Santee Santas program that assists Santee residents in need. Food samples will be served from about 15 local restaurants, including BNS Brewing & Distilling Co., Boll Weevil, Café 67, Santee Coffee Corner, Chick-fil-A, Costco, Eastbound Bar & Grill, Grab & Go Subs, Chili’s Grill & Bar, Kenwood Vineyards, Manzanita Brewing Co., Mario’s Ristorante Italiano, Mimi’s Café, Olive Garden, Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse and Rubio’s. Entertainment will be provided by the Honky Tonk Kings. RSVP is requested. For more event information, visit www.SanteeChamber.com or call (619) 449-5472.