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New Taste Edmonds gets mixed reviews

 

Last updated 8/15/2018 at Noon

Participants paid $6, plus the $3 admission fee, to enter the Taste Edmonds 21+ Garden, where there were food trucks, bands and games.

Anything new will typically draw raves. And boos.

Case in point: Taste Edmonds, which over the weekend sported its new name without the “A” and “of” on banners, T-shirts, hats and other merchandise.

“Change isn’t always easy, particularly when it comes to a festival in its 36th year,” Edmonds Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Greg Urban said before the festival.

This year, Urban decided the Taste had become a bit stale, and worked to revamp it, ditching established musical tribute acts, combining the beer and wine gardens, having vendors offer $5 samples, offering free...



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