Taste of Downtown

Local eateries featured in delicious Silver City event


Chefs from a dozen restaurants in downtown Silver City will be showing off their talents and creations during the 21st annual Taste of Downtown event on Saturday, Sept. 4

Visitors and residents can walk around downtown Silver City from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and get delicious tastes from 12 different eateries offering sweet and savory treats. The cost is $20.

Businesses that are donating tastes include: Chente’s Taqueria; Corner Kitchen; Diane’s Bakery and Deli; Silver City Food Co-op; Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery; Revel; Diane’s Restaurant; The Mint Chip Creamery; Birdwell’s Vintage Vibes; Javalina Coffee House; The Ice Cream Emporium; and the Silco Theater concession.

The Taste of Downtown is Silver City MainStreet’s annual fundraiser but also promotes the downtown area and its restaurants.

 “Healthy downtowns are essential for healthy communities,” said Evangeline Zamora, board president of Silver City MainStreet.

Downtown has four antique shops, 24 art galleries, 22 eating and drinking establishments and 27 retail shops, she said.

“This is a great weekend to have a holiday in your own backyard with a fun food event,” Zamora said.

Proceeds will support Silver City MainStreet, including its beautification projects and programs and projects that encourage residents and tourists to visit downtown Silver City.

Tickets for the Taste of Downtown can be purchased online at, or at the Murray Ryan Visitor Center at 201 N. Hudson Street. Tickets will be available the day of the event at The Hub on Bullard Street in downtown Silver City.

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