“The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s 32nd Annual Taste of the Town gave attendees a delicious experience of sampling mouth-watering appetizers, entrees, desserts, pastries, and beverages from some of the area’s finest restaurants, caterers, bakeries, deli’s and beverage companies. Presented by Planet Lincoln and Visit The Woodlands, the event was held on Thursday, January 18 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center.
Restaurants at the grand event included Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse, Babin’s Seafood House, Bellagreen, Black Walnut Café, Berryhill Baja Grill, Brio Tuscan Grille, Broken Barrel, Bubba T’s Cajun Kitchen, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Churrascos Steaks & Seafood, Craft Grill, Dairy Queen Woodlands, Grotto Italian Restaurant, Goode Company BBQ Restaurant, Goode Company Kitchen & Cantina, H-E-B, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites – Shenandoah, Hubbell & Hudson Bistro, Huti’s 5 Free-Fire Grill, Jacqui’s Gourmet Rum Cakes & Spices, Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse, La Cantina Mexican Grill, Landry’s Seafood House, McAlister’s Deli, Mamacita’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, Masters in Dietetics, LLC, Pacific Yard House, Pepsi Bottling Group, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen, Stadia Sports Grill, The Red Brick Tavern, The Refuge Bar & Bistro/ Catering, The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, Trader Joe’s, Woodlands Church” –Hello Woodlands
42 restaurants and 13 breweries present! It was a great event. The winners of the “Best of Taste” contest are:
Best Appetizer: Broken Barrel– Teriyaki Taco with Habanero cream and trinity slaw
Best Entrée: Avenida Brazil– 21-day aged sirloin steak with au gratin potatoes.
Best Dessert: KICPOPS– Blackberry lavender ice pop made with fresh ingredients
Planet Lincoln People’s Choice Award: KICPOPS
A huge “Thank you” to all of the sponsors and “Congratulations” to all of the winners! See you next year!