This year's Taste of Downtown on Saturday evening will feature 43 restaurants, the most in the history of the event.
"That's a lot of food," said Lisa Lee, director of Advocates to End Domestic Violence, which hosts the fundraiser. "There's going to be a little bit of everything for everyone."
The fundraiser began in 1995, with seven restaurants, one band and 500 tickets sold.
Throughout the years, it has grown to dozens of restaurants, several live bands, and tickets are capped at 2,000.
Lee said it has become a signature event for the community, saying she spoke with one woman …