A variety of food and drink to please young and old palates is served and sampled Saturday during the second annual Taste of Homer. The event was again held at Wasabi’s.-Photo by Jim Lavrakas, Far North Photography

A variety of food and drink to please young and old palates is served and sampled Saturday during the second annual Taste of Homer. The event was again held at Wasabi’s.-Photo by Jim Lavrakas, Far North Photography

Taste of Homer savors success

There was something for every palate — from homemade marshmallows to salmon shark sliders — at Saturday’s second Taste of Homer event held at Wasabi’s. New this year were People’s Choice Awards, which went to Land’s End Resort (for their entree); Vida’s Thai (for appetizers); Red Bird Kitchen (for desserts); and Cool Juicy Bus (for beverages). Approximately 200 people turned out for the event and “vendors put out beautiful, beautiful food, again,” said Amy Martin, Taste of Homer organizer and owner of Vagabond Cafe. Plans already are in the works for the third annual Taste of Homer, with the possibility of making it a mobile event.

Amy Martin, owner of Vagabond Cafe and organizer of Taste of Homer, serves up another plateful of desserts at Saturday’s event.-Photo by Jim Lavrakas, Far North Photography

Amy Martin, owner of Vagabond Cafe and organizer of Taste of Homer, serves up another plateful of desserts at Saturday’s event.-Photo by Jim Lavrakas, Far North Photography

Homer Chamber of Commerce board member Tom Stroozas delights in the homemade marshmallow offerings from Red Bird Kitchen.-Photo by Jim Lavrakas, Far North Photography

Homer Chamber of Commerce board member Tom Stroozas delights in the homemade marshmallow offerings from Red Bird Kitchen.-Photo by Jim Lavrakas, Far North Photography

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