Taste of Peoria - 2009
The 28th Annual Taste of Peoria was held on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009, from 4 - 11 p.m. at Festival Park on the Peoria riverfront.
What a great opportunity to sample some of Peoria's tasty appetizers, entrees, desserts, and drinks while listening to the great music on 2 entertainment stages. For pictures of the 2009 Taste of Peoria competition, please visit www.TasteOfPeoria.com.
This very popular event is brought to you from the fine people at P.A.C.E.
2009 Taste of Peoria participants:
1. Alexander Street Steakhouse - Teriyaki Steak Kabob
2. Carlos O'Kelly's, 714 W Lake Avenue in Peoria - Chimi's Eldorado, and nachos.
3 Carnegies 501, 501 Main Street, Peoria - Buffalo Brochette, chocolate dipped strawberries
4. Centerplate Catering, Peoria Civic Center - Indian Taco, and buffalo ear
5. Chefs Catering - Chef's Choice, Chef's Italian Beef, Chef's hickory smoked beef brisket and Chef's own BBQ sauce, Tammy's Yummy Wild Cherry cheesecake and chocolate malt garnish.
6. Cookie Shack Bakery
7. Cracked Pepper Catering & Bakery - baby baked potatoes with cheese fondue, Italian beef sandwich, iced lemon cookies, and mini pecan streusel coffee cakes.
8. Culver's of East Peoria - strawberry lemon ice, BBQ pork
9. Double A's Pizza Sports Bar & Grill, 7301 N Radnor Rd, Peoria - Nice & mild bone-in wings, spicy teriyaki boneless wings.
10. Fannie Mae Candies, 4203 N Sheridan Rd, Peoria - candy, ice cream
11. Gracie's Chicago Style Grille: 14 Cherry Tree Plaza, Washington - BBQ brisket, BBQ pulled pork, skoog pie, and pig wings.
12. Granite City - bruschetta bites, shrimp tacos, ans Asian shrimp salad.
13. Haddad's Restaurant & Catering, at 1024 W. Main, Peoria - gyro, falafel (vegetarian), pork chop, cabbage rolls.
14. Hick'ry Stick, 3803 N Atlantic Av, Peoria Heights - rib bites, hickory smoked beef brisket.
15. Hickory River Smokehouse - Pulled pork slider, ribs, potato salad, and mudslide brownies.
16. Java Jolt, 230 SW Adams St, Peoria - Four berry smoothies, coco mocha nut smoothie.
17. Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Chicken DeBurgo, Beef DeBurgo, Warm chocolate cake.
18. Mushrush's Main Office Pub, 631 Main St., Peoria - Spicy Chicken wings, French Fries, hamburger.
19. Not Your Average Joe & Lizzy's Kitchen, 208 N Second St, in Dunlap - Carribean Carrot cake, orange & chocolate ganache cake.
20. Old Chicago Pizza - Artisan pizza, Italian nachos.
21. Panda Carry Out, 1200 W Main St, Peoria - Teriyaki steak kabob.
22. Papa Murphy's Pizza - Pepperoni pizza, gourmet chicken garlic pizza.
23. Peking Restaurant, 430 W Main St, Peoria - Friedd wonton, shrimp fried rice, beef shish-ka-bob, crab rangoon.
24. Prairie Grille at Wildlife Prairie State Park http://www.prairiegrille.net/ - Tiny Twins, pecan crusted grouper, key lime pie.
25. Qdoba Mexican Grill,1040 W Camp St, East Peoria - chips & queso, mini naked chicken
26. Shanghai Express, 3311 N Sterling Ave, Peoria - Sesame chicken - crab rangoon.
27. Smoothie King - strawberry X-treme smoothie.
28. Taj of India - Alu-Tikki, Sheekh-kabaab, mango juice, Bheel Puri.
29. Tequila's Mexican Bar & Grill, 1966 Freedom Pky, Washington - Nachos, cheesesteak, quesadilla.
30. Thanh Linh Vietnamese Restaurant, 1223 W Main St, Peoria - Chicken Skewers, spicy lemongrass chicken, chicken egg rolls.
31. Twin Towers Cafe, 456 Fulton St Ste 162, Peoria - Roasted Poblano Chile & corn soup, southwest grilled chicken wrap, Chisolm Trail (Spicy Italian Sausage), Rollin' Cinnamon roll.
32. Uncle Bob's Homemade Ice Cream - Black raspberry cheesecake icce cream, hot fudge brownie sundae.
33. Willie's Tamale - homemade tamale, pork chop.
The Taste of Peoria is brought to you by the fine folks at PACE at www.PeoriaEvents.com.