26 April 2010

Taste of the Nation: Heaven on Earth

As part of the Foodbuzz Foodie Correspondent Program, I was able to attend a fabulous event: Taste of the Nation. A night of the most delicious tastings around town. Wine. Beer. Cocktails. Desserts. Tonight I may have actually died and gone to heaven--I just wish I could have brought all my friends.

My favorites from Taste of the Nation

Garden State
Crostini with Confit of Pork Shoulder, Giardiniera Relish and Arugula

Lamb Kofta with Tomato Yogurt Curry

Nel Centro
Home Made Cracker with Fresh Ricotta and Peperonata

Urban Farmer
Cheese Steak Sandwich with Oregon raised, grass-fed beef
(the sliced beef is then fried into patties)

Tofu Salad Rolls

Crispy Prawns with Honeyed Walnuts

Panini Misti

Ruth's Chris Steak House
Seared Midwestern Beef

House Smoked Salmon on Lavash Cracker

Cheese Bar

Bamboo Sushi
Albacore Carpaccio

Ruby Jewel
Cinnamon Ice Cream Sandwiches

Screen Door
Banana Toffee Pies