Monday, October 5 | Submitted by Downtown Springfield | Downtown Central
The 9th Annual Taste of Springfield featuring OktoberFest Village took place this past weekend, giving festival attendees the chance to sample food and beer in the heart of downtown Springfield.
Taste of Springfield, a celebration of the culinary arts in Springfield, featured locally owned and operated restaurants serving sample size portions of their signature dishes in Park Central Square. Festival attendees voted for the “Best of the Fest” in four categories: Best Appetizer, Best Entrée, Best Dessert, and Best Booth. Winners of the 2015 “Best of the Fest” awards are:
Best Appetizer – The Artisan’s Oven (Bruschetta)
Best Entrée – Cafe Cusco (Arroz Con Pollo)
Best Dessert – TIE: The Cup (Cupcakes); Nonna’s (Amaretto Gooey Brown Butter Cake)
Best Booth – Cafe Cusco
Taste of Springfield was presented by SGC Foodservice and coordinated by the Downtown Springfield Association.