Tirana Taste event opened 21 November in Tirana in the courtyard of the villa of former communist dictator Enver Hoxha and will run for three days. Some of the best restaurants in Tirana are part of the event promoting their products and recipes. This event is organized by the Municipality of Tirana, in the context of promoting tourism and local cuisine, which is highly evaluated by bloggers and foreign media as being very tasty and rich.
The mayor himself opened the event by preparing traditional cooking of Tirana, “Fërgesa Tironse”. On the first night after cooking show, participants had the opportunity to taste the food and give evaluation. The courtyard was decorated with the colors and lights of the holiday season. Wooden tables were placed in rows, and a big screen helped everyone to see the cooking and enjoy.
As the area of the block is much frequented by visitors and tourists, the event attracted the attention tens of people, including random passersby who walked nearby. A visitor from US was very pleased to be present at the event saying that “Albanian cuisine is one the best I have tried. I really enjoyed every dish here”. It was a great feeling to enjoy best Albanian culinary in a then forbidden place, the villa of the former dictator and block area. The city is back again to its citizens.
The event will continue until November 24, from 8:00 until 23:00. Do not hesitate to go and enjoy delicious food and music in a fantastic environment.