Taste of Tribeca is a culinary festival that celebrates downtown, local cuisine. Stop by this Saturday, May 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and taste some of the best cuisine from the area’s top chefs and restaurants, including Tribeca Grill, Landmarc, Kutsher’s Tribeca, Bubby’s, The Palm, Blaue Gans, Duane Park Patisserie and newcomers, such as Dirty Bird To Go and Aamanns-Copenhagen. The festival will also boast a special VIP section, live entertainment, wine tastings and more. Ticket options include a General Taste Ticket ($45/advanced purchase and $50/day of event), which provides six tastes from any of the participating restaurants; Premium Ticket Market Table Seat ($175 per person), which includes personal food runners, reserved seating, designer t-shirts and a gift bag from the Taste of Tribeca sponsors; and Taste Table Reserve ($950 for table of six), which features the above premium ticket amenities. All tickets may be purchased hereand all proceeds from the event will ensure the continuation of arts and enrichment programs at local public schools PS 150 and PS 234. Taste of Tribeca will take place on Duane Street, btw Greenwich and Hudson sts.