Buffalo in the 80s: Looking forward to the second annual Taste of Buffalo

By Steve Cichon

With entrees from 50 cents to $3, the second Taste of Buffalo was held in “colorful tents” along Delaware Avenue between Edward and Chippewa 30 years ago this week, in July, 1985.

The event later moved to Main Street before shifting to its current location on Delaware Avenue from Niagara Square to Chippewa.

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Steve Cichon

Steve Cichon writes about Buffalo’s pop culture history. His stories of Buffalo's past have appeared more than 1600 times in The Buffalo News. He's a proud Buffalonian helping the world experience the city he loves. Since the earliest days of the internet, Cichon's been creating content celebrating the people, places, and ideas that make Buffalo unique and special. The 25-year veteran of Buffalo radio and television has written five books and curates The Buffalo Stories Archives-- hundreds of thousands of books, images, and audio/visual media which tell the stories of who we are in Western New York.