French Market Creole Tomato Festival announces Best of the Fest foods

By | The Times Picayune
Photo credit: Michael Kleinschrodt | | The Times-Picyaune

Four dishes were announced as the Best of the Fest Saturday (June 13) at the French Market Creole Tomato Festival in New Orleans. The dishes were chosen from among the offerings of 11 food booth vendors, according to a press release from the French Market.

Tastiest Dish: Creole tomato, mozzarella, basil and bacon crepe from Crepes a la Carte.

Healthiest Dish: Shrimp and Creole tomato ceviche from Superior Seafood.

Most Traditional Dish: Fried green tomato with a trio of sauces from Chartres House.

Most Creative Dish: Crawfish beignet with roasted corn and Creole tomato sauce from J's Seafood Dock.

The winners each received a placard to display in their booth and a tomato-shaped tabletop award.

The festival continues Saturday until 7 p.m. and resumes Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., when all of these dishes will remain on sale. [...]

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