Yep, we're definitely heading into the prime season for food sampling events. We're planning to hit this Thursday's Taste to Remember fundraiser, and we've got tickets to give away, too! Check out our Facebook page for giveaway info.

Taste to Remember 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19 Loth, 855 Grandview Ave. www.tastetoremember.org Expect food samples from area chefs, live jazz music and a silent auction at this benefit for Children's Hunger Alliance and the American Culinary Federation-Columbus Chapter scholarship fund.

Among the highlights from the Chef Station lineup: Cantina Laredo, Catering by Scott, Giant Eagle Market District, the Knotty Pine Grill, Martini Modern Italian, the Morgan House, the Refectory and Worthington Hills Country Club. Attendees also get a chance at winning a multi-course meal prepared in their home by a local chef.

(Cantina Laredo's Botanas Platter/Will Shilling photo)