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Taste of Chico celebrates food

Upper Crust happily handed out cupcakes. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff

Jessie Imhoff

September 23, 2019

There was much to see when walking down the streets of downtown Chico on Sunday. The Downtown Chico Business Association held their annual Taste of Chico, hosting a variety of vendors, including local restaurants, radio stations and live music.The Taste of Chico has been an annual event since 1985. Celebrating its 34th installment, many ...

Taste of Chico welcomes all foodies

Enzo Perri tosses pizza dough to the desired form for Friday's dinner rush at Celestino's. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Yaritza Ayon

September 19, 2018

Classics and newcomers will all gather in downtown Sunday to feed the foodies of Chico. The 33rd annual Taste of Chico will feature over 150 food and drink vendors from throughout Northern California. Participants will be treated to live music, work from local artists and activities for children. Furt...

Community enjoys a taste of Chico

Local band, Velvet Starlings, at Taste of Chico downtown Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson

September 25, 2017

Crowds filled downtown Chico on Sunday afternoon, for the 32nd celebration of Taste of Chico.Every year, Taste of Chico spotlights local and north-state area businesses. Restaurants, apparel and boutiques, breweries, caterers and more set up booths to introduce the community to a sample of their business.The Open Air Art gal...

Foodies gather for Chico tradition

Attendees waiting for their Taste of Chico. Photo credit: Courtesy of Downtown Chico Business Association

Matthew Manfredi

September 19, 2016

On Sept. 25, some of the area’s best restaurants, wineries, breweries, food trucks and beverage vendors will gather for the Taste of Chico, an event transforming a quiet Sunday afternoon into a foodie-crazed occasion occupied with over 8,000 visitors and locals. From the Madison Bear Garden to ...

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