Woodstock, NY - On Wednesday, May 23, from 6-9pm, the 6th Annual Taste of Woodstock celebrated the culinary diversity and delicacies that the region has to offer with over 20 participants including A&P Bar, Bread Alone, Calmbucha, Colony, Catskill Mountain Pizza, Founders Brewing Co, The Green Palate, Lenny Bee Productions, Little Apple, Mountain Gate Indian Restaurant, Nancy's Artisanal Creamery, Oriole 9, Reservoir Inn, Santa Fe, Shindig, Silvia, Sunflower Cafe, T Salon, Veltins, Woodstock Meats, Woodstock Pizza Theater, Woodstock Wine & Liquors, and Yum Yum Noodle Bar. Proceeds supported the Woodstock Film Festival and Hudson Valley Film Commission and their continued efforts to create regional cultural and economic development.
Guests arrived at the Film Center at 13 Rock City Road and received a walking map listing the restaurants as well as a voting card to pick their favorite dishes. Guests mingled with each other while sampling wine, beer, and other beverages with a welcoming atmosphere. With the THE FILM CENTER as home base, the guests were free to walk about town at their leisure and delighted their palates with an incredible variety of food and drink.
Guests were very impressed with the culinary offerings and had a difficult time picking their favorites. After one of our closest votes ever, winners were chosen in six categories including: Best Main Course, Best Appetizer, Best Side Dish, Best Dessert, Best Beverage and Overall Favorite. 6th annual TASTE OF WOODSTOCK winners are listed below, but as in past years, all participants and attendees were the real winners.
Colony - Slow smoked pork shoulder sliders with house made slaw, beef sliders with aged New York cheddar, and slow smoked colony wings
best main course
Woodstock Meats - Rock City blend dry-aged burgers made with Hudson Valley pasture raised beef.
Bread Alone - Bulgogi Korean BBQ (Pork & Vegetarian Options)
best side dish
A&P Bar - Watermelon, Tuna (raw), Heirloom Tomato.
Nancy's Woodstock Artisanal Creamery
Nancy's Banana Split-Banana Bread base with Tahitian Vanilla, Fruition Chocolate, Strawberry Balsamic IceCream, Oatmeal Streusel.
Landau Grill - Rose Sangria with Peaches, Citrus Fruits and Grapes
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Hailed as "A true American Maverick Among Fests" and named among the top 50 film festivals world wide, the Woodstock Film Festival premieres exceptional films, hosts the most talented emerging and established professionals in the movie industry; presents A-list concerts, panels and parties, and creates stimulating, innovative programming year-round.
The Woodstock Film Festival returns October 11-15, 2017 for its 18th edition with an extraordinary line-up of fiercely independent films, panels, concerts and special events in Woodstock, Rhinebeck, Kingston, Rosendale and Saugerties.
The Woodstock Film Festival is a non-profit, 501c3 with a mission to present an annual program and year-round schedule of film, music and art-related activities that promote artists, culture, inspired learning and diversity.
The Hudson Valley Film Commission creates sustainable economic development by attracting and supporting film, video and media production.