The event returns for a second year, with more local restaurants and food vendors to sample

Body: Akron Eats, a free and flavorful celebration of local diversity and culture through cuisine, will take place Saturday, September 23, from 1 pm to 3 pm at Main Library in downtown Akron. Guests will enjoy live music while experiencing small samples created by local food vendors from Akron and surrounding communities. Tickets for the food samples will be distributed onsite during the event.

Participating vendors include: 

Aladdin's Eatery (Lebanese-American)
Amber's Sweet Treats (Desserts)
Cilantro Thai & Sushi (Thai-Japanese hybrid)
Cookie's BBQ (Chicago-style BBQ)
Daisy Pops (Cake Pops)
Eddie'z (Soul Food)
Essential Dipped Delights (Desserts)
Evelyn's Coffee & Banh Mi (Vietnamese)
FAMKitchen (Healthy Snacks)
Gingerlicious Shotz (Flavored Drinks)
Global Teas (Teas/Coffee)
Good Roots (Vegan/Allergy friendly)
A Healthier Means (Healthy Snacks)
Heera Indian Cuisine (Indian)
House of Tacos (Peruvian)
Khao Macha (Indian Fusion)
La Reina Boricua (Puerto Rican)
Oh My Sweetness Cake Creations! (Desserts)
Reeves Cake Shop (Cakes)
Sushi Katsu (Japanese Sushi)
Vasili's Greek Cuisine (Greek)
Akronym Brewing will provide a free 5 oz. drink to the first 100 adults 21+ (ID required).

(The vendor list is subject to change. For an updated list of participating restaurants and food vendors, click here.)

Akron Eats is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Visitors will be directed to the Welcome Desk at Main Library to receive tickets to exchange for food samples.

Akron Eats at Main Library launches the Fall Akron Eats programming series at library locations. To learn more about Akron Eats, visit the Library's website.

For additional information, contact the Business, Government & Science Division at 330.643.9020 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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