On Friday May 1st, over forty culinary stations gathered on Las Olas Boulevard to support the American Lung Association at their 20th annual street festival. A diverse team of media bloggers and foodies gathered to taste their way through the street festival and choose their favorites in six categories. Congratulations to the winning Chef and teams:
Most Unique Festival Bite
3030 Ocean Chef Paula DaSilva
House smoked fish dip, pickled veggies, fermented swank farms pepper sauce
Honorable Mention: Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille with an Atlantic Monkfish Loin with stone ground gouda grits and sweet corn succotash by Chef Toby Joseph
Best Overall Festival Dish – TIE
Indigo Restaurant with Asian Chicken Wings with Chili, Garlic & Ginger Sauce with Chopped Peanuts
Kuro, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Japanese Craft Kitchen with Wagyu Beef Tacos with A5 Japanese Wagyu beef and spicy cilantro sauce.
Honorable Mention: Fork & Balls Las Olas
Best Sweet Treat
Crave Rum Cake
featuring the Official LOWFF Rum Cake with Pineapple, Coconut, Mango and Rum. Baker Bobby Brown served over 19 varieties of rum cake and received a vote from all the judges.
Best Festival Experience – TIE
Kuro, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Japanese Craft Kitchen
Best Festival Presentation
American Social Las Olas
Honorable Mention: Kuro, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Japanese Craft Kitchen
Most Spirited Team
Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille
Honorable Mention: Red Cow
Renée Korbel Quinn | Mixology & Lifestyle Editor
Creating unique content for Eye on South Florida. A Downtown Girl Mixing it up in the South Florida scene. The latest in craft cocktails, craft beers and culinary experiences. Connecting with spirited friends to share ideas, stories and life! Think of it as “Cocktail Therapy”. Read her BITES column in Go Riverwalk Magazine and get social on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.