Area restaurants will offer samples of ethnic cuisine on the streets of downtown Saratoga Springs at the sixth annual International Flavorfeast.
The event, hosted by the Saratoga Food Fanatic and Network Saratoga, will take place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.
That morning, people can pick up your Flavorfeast “passport-map” of participating restaurants/businesses in front of Fingerpaint Marketing on the corner of Broadway and Division Street.
This map is intended to help people plan the day’s itinerary of travel to a variety of restaurant destinations for $1 food samples from countries all around the world.
A partial list of participating restaurants includes Alaturco, Ben & Jerry’s, Boca Bistro, Burger Fi, Cantina, Dizzy Chicken Rotisserie, Falafel Den, Gaffney’s, Harvey’s Restaurant & Bar, Mexican Connection, Palette Café, Peabody’s, Phila Fusion Noodle Bar, Pig N’ Whistle on Broadway, Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, Ravenous, Saratoga Stadium, Spa Café on Broadway, Sushi Thai Garden, The Mercantile, The Parting Glass, Three Vines Bistro & Bar, Urban Roots, The Wesley Community, and Wheatfield’s Restaurant & Bar.
Saratoga Olive Oil and the Savory Pantry will be offering free tastings throughout the day.
When people pick up a passport map, they can enter a raffle that will be held to benefit a local charity.
In addition to food samples at restaurant locations on Broadway, Phila Street, and Henry Street, there will be restaurants from outside the center of town set up in The Downtowner parking lot, on the corner of Broadway and Division Street.
Foreign cars, provided by Keeler Motor Car Co., will also be on display on Division Street as part of the celebration.
Entertainment, including Asian dance, bagpipes, drumming, Irish step dancing and more, will take place at The Downtowner, the Parting Glass parking lot, and the Adirondack Trust Co. drive-thru area, as well as on other city streets.
The Saratoga International Flavorfeast was created to bring greater awareness to the richness of the local diversity, while celebrating the worldly culinary styles and people that give this area its unique flair, according to organizers of the event.
The Saratoga International Flavorfeast is presented by Saratoga Food Fanatic and Network Saratoga and supported by Adirondack Trust Company, Skidmore College, US Foods, Social Radiant, Keeler Motor Car Co., One with Life Tequila, Saratoga Eagle Sales & Service, The Downtowner, Fingerpaint Marketing, Le Creuset Log Jam Outlet Center, Saratoga’s Best, Saratoga Flag Co. and Saratoga
For the full list of participating restaurants, menu items and entertainment, visit www.saratogaflavorfeast.com or call 518-365-3459.