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Taste of Parker County winners announced

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Nearly 600 patrons, a record, attended the 11th annual Taste of Parker County last week to help raise funds for the Weatherford College Foundation while sampling some of the best eats and drinks local restaurants and caterers have to offer.

Hungry patrons voted on their favorites and the results are in. The 2019 Taste of Parker County awards went to the following businesses:

Best Appetizer

  • First Place: Saltwater
  • Second Place: Boo-Ray’s of New Orleans
  • Third Place: Mamma Monica/Zeno’s on the Square
  • Honorable Mentions: Antebellum Ale House/Northside Remedy, Chicken Express
 

BEST OVERALL

TofPC-1st Place winners

First Place: Shep's Place
T of PC - 2nd place winners - Back Home Bakery
2nd Place: Back Home Bakery
T of PC-3rd place winners-5-21-19
3rd Place: Saltwater

Best Side Dish

  • First Place: Comfort Kitchen To Go
  • Second Place: White Beard’s BBQ
  • Third Place: (Tie) Boo-Ray’s of New Orleans and Chicken Express
  • Honorable Mentions: The Dog House, Mamma Monica/Zeno’s on the Square

Best Entrée

  • First Place: Shep’s Place
  • Second Place: (Tie) Mamma Monica/Zeno’s on the Square and White Beard’s BBQ
  • Third Place: Weatherford College Food Services
  • Honorable Mentions: Comfort Kitchen To Go, Drake’s Yoke – Wood and Wine

Best Dessert

  • First Place: Back Home Bakery
  • Second Place: White Beard’s BBQ
  • Third Place: Honey Bee Ham
  • Honorable Mentions: Good for the Soul, Weatherford College Food Services,
    Lady Bird Pearl Macarons

Best Beverage

  • First Place: Saltwater
  • Second Place: Chicken Express
  • Third Place: Ben E. Keith
  • Honorable Mentions: Starbucks, Rahr & Sons, Parker County Brewing Co.

Best Décor

  • First Place: Back Home Bakery
  • Second Place: (Tie) Mamma Monica/Zeno’s on the Square and Saltwater
  • Third Place: Boo Ray’s of New Orleans
  • Honorable Mentions: Shep’s Place, Wholesome To Go

Most Unique

  • First Place: Shep’s Place
  • Second Place: Back Home Bakery
  • Third Place: (Tie) Mamma Monica/Zeno’s on the Square and Saltwater
  • Honorable Mentions: White Beard’s BBQ and Good for the Soul

Best Mom & Pop

  • First Place: Shep’s Place
  • Second Place: Back Home Bakery
  • Third Place: The Dog House
  • Honorable Mentions: Yesterday’s, Comfort Kitchen To Go, Saltwater

Most Hospitable

  • First Place: Shep’s Place
  • Second Place: Back Home Bakery
  • Third Place: Chicken Express
  • Honorable Mentions: Honey Bee Ham, Mamma Monica/Zeno’s on the Square, The Dog House             

Best Overall

  • First Place: Shep’s Place
  • Second Place: Back Home Bakery
  • Third Place: Saltwater
  • Honorable Mentions: White Beard’s BBQ, Mamma Monica/Zeno’s on the Square, Comfort Kitchen To Go

Celebrity Judges Favorites

  • Judges’ Favorite Entrée: White Beard’s BBQ – Jalapeño Cornbread
  • Judges’ Favorite Dessert: Weatherford College Food Services – Bread Pudding
  • Judges’ Favorite Overall Item: Comfort Kitchen To Go – Mac & Cheese              

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