Apple Blossom Food Festival award winners announced


WENATCHEE – The Washington State Apple Blossom Food Festival at Memorial Park is in full swing. New vendors have been arriving all week with arts, crafts, gifts, and of course lots of food.  Vendors are open daily from 11:00am to 8:00pm but many will stay open later.  Entertainment is also scheduled during the lunch and dinner hours, making the Food Fair a great place for the entire family.  If you’re looking for great places to eat, here are this year’s award winners.

Food Festival Award Winners

BEST OF SHOW – NE Creperie (Portland, OR): They feature three savory/entrée crepes. Sautéed Chicken, Marinated Steak and a Veggie. They also serve a sweet crepe named NW Berry Delight with Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Nutella, Roasted Almonds, Whipped Cream and a Powdered Sugar Finish.

BEST CLEANLINESS / OVERALL APPEARANCE – Black Kettle (Caldwell, ID): They feature Pulled Pork and Tri Tip Sandwiches. And an assortment of desserts featuring Fried Pies.

BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE – Churros and More (Wenatchee, WA): They feature Churros and Sopapillas.

BEST FOOD MAIN DISH – Marsalees Thai Foods (Naselle, WA): They feature Beef & Chicken Skewers, Thai Noodles, Veggies and Egg Rolls

BEST VALUE – Taqueria Picante (Wenatchee, WA): They feature Torta’s, Tacos, Burritos, Quesadilla’s and Tostados.

BEST SNACK / DESSERT – Java Oasis (Keizer, OR): They feature Deep Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches, Deep Fried Oreos, Twinkies, Snickers and Churros.

Honorable Mentions

In my humble opinion, after sampling lots of food this week, here are three other places to visit at the Washington State Apple Blossom Food Festival.

THE DONER HAUS – Doner Sandwiches (veggie, chicken, and steak), Lemonade, and Pepsi products.

DIPPIN DOTS (Young Life) – Ice cream and pizza !!

ZIEGLER’S BRATWURST HAUS – Authentic German Bratwurst (pork, beef, or veal), Jumbo Regular & Spicy Polish Sausage, German Wiener, hot dogs, corn dogs, fresh curly fries, lemonade, and Pepsi products.

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