“A Taste of Colorado” Names Award Winners

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Released by Christina La Porte, A Taste of Colorado

Downtown Denver’s biggest menu is served at the 33rd Annual A Taste of Colorado – produced by the Downtown Denver Partnership – with many of Colorado’s favorite food establishments and noted restaurants being awarded the honor of “Best Taste of the Taste.” The four-day, free admission, music, food, shopping, and family-fun festival is taking place now through September 5, in Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park.

The following restaurants are the 2016 Best Taste of the Taste winners:

  • Best Menu:
    First Place – Bistro Colorado
    Second Place – Nishi
    Third Place – India’s Restaurant
  • Most Unique:
    First Place – Bistro Colorado
    Second Place – Bayou Bob’s Restaurant
    Third Place – Spice Island Grill
  • Best Décor:
    First Place – A Taste of Ethiopia
    Second Place – NitroKaffe
    Third Place – Yaffa’s Savory Mediterranean Cuisine
  • Best Value:
    First Place – Grammy’s Goodies
    Second Place – Large Marge’s Philly Cheesesteaks
    Third Place – Chuey Fu’s Latin Asian Grub

The 33rd Annual A Taste of Colorado is September 2-5, 2016, in Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park with hours:

  • 11:30am to 10pm Friday
  • 10:30am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday
  • 10:30am to 8pm Monday

For more information on the free admission festival, visit www.ATasteofColorado.com or call 303.295.6330.

A Taste of Colorado is a four-day, free admission, music, food, shopping, family-fun festival produced by Downtown Denver Events, Inc., the Downtown Denver Partnership family’s community events nonprofit organization. The event is the most popular outdoor festival in Colorado, drawing over 500,000 visitors annually to Downtown Denver’s Civic Center Park over Labor Day weekend. There is something for everyone, with cuisine from more than 50 restaurants, shopping at 275 different booths — featuring local artisans — in the Arts & Crafts Marketplace, diverse musical acts on six stages, culinary demonstrations, and even interactive activities, rides and games for kids. A Taste of Colorado is an opportunity for people to come together to experience the sounds, tastes, and sights of Colorado’s diverse cultural traditions and Western heritage.

Sponsors of this year’s Festival are: 9NEWS, Albert Bartlett, All Copy Products, American Medical Response, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Bear Creek Distillery, Blue Moon, Breckenridge Grand Vacation, car2Go, Coast 2 Coast Communications, Colorado Lottery, Colorado Native, Coors Banquet, Coors Light, Costco Wholesale, Cutarelli Vision, The Denver Post, Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc., Ecotech Institute, Eldorado Natural Spring Water, Ford Experience Tour, Jack Link’s Protein Snacks, Jeep®, LBA Realty, Levinson Eye Clinic, PC, Nathan’s Famous, New Belgium Brewing Company, Peach Street Distillers, PEPSI, Prost Brewing, RAGÚ, Screamin’ Sicilian Pizza Co., Sport Clips Haircuts, Sprint, Sturgeon Electric, and XingTea.

The Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc. partners with public, private and non-profit entities to implement high-impact strategies, outlined in the organization’s long-term strategy the 2007 Downtown Area Plan, to support its vision for an economically healthy, growing and vital Downtown Denver. For more information, visit www.downtowndenver.com.

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