Hundreds taste Florence at food festival

Hundreds taste Florence at food festival

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Taste of Florence yielded great food and fellowship Tuesday night.

The event was held at the Florence Civic Center. The Taste of Florence is a family friendly, community wide food festival that showcases local restaurants and their specialties.

WMBF News anchor/reporter Ken Baker served as one of six judges for the festival.

Best appetizer
1st place Apple Annie's (shrimp and grit bites)
2nd place Shanker's Grill (BBQ Beef braised ribs sliders)
3rd place San Jose's (guacamole)

Best Entree
1st place Table 118 (lobster and crab micro green salad)
2nd place Tubb's Shrimp and Fish Co. (Shrimp burger slider)
3rd place Bizzell's (peanut butter, pork and jelly sandwich)

Best dessert
1st place Florence Civic Center (Bananas Foster)
2nd place SugaRush (the great pumpkin cupcake)
3rd place Railway Pub and Grill (red velvet martini)

Best booth
1st place Smoky Oak Tap Room
2nd place Block and Vino
3rd place SugaRush

People's choice
Best appetizer -San Jose's
Best entree- Smoky Oak Tap Room
Best dessert- Fancy Nancy's
Best booth - Smoky Oak Tap Room

Kids choice
Best appetizer -Zaxby's
Best entree - Domino's Pizza
Best dessert - Fancy Nancy's
Best table decor -Rodan and Fields

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