The 14th annual Taste of the Nation Charlotte will be held April 15 in the Wachovia/Wells Fargo Atrium. The VIP event from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. is $85. The main event, 7 p.m. until 10 p.m, costs $50 ($60 after March 31 or at the door) Tickets can be ordered online or at Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina: 704-376-1785. $1.1 million has been raised to stock the pantries of the food bank. 20 area restaurants and culinary schools will participate. Share Our Strengths Taste of the Nation® is the nations premier culinary benefit dedicated to preventing hunger in American children.