Best of Las Olas Wine & Food Festival

Media bloggers & foodies gathered to taste their way through the street festival to choose their favorites.

The 21st Annual Las Olas Wine & Food Festival presented by Breakthru Beverage Florida

On Friday April 29th, 2016 over forty culinary stations gathered on Las Olas Boulevard to support the American Lung Association at their 21st annual #LOWFF street festival. A diverse team of media bloggers and foodies gathered to taste their way through the street festival and choose their favorites in six categories. Congratulations to the winning Chefs and teams:

Best Overall Festival Bite

Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille at the Riverside Hotel – 48 hour sous vide porchetta Diver scallop, pickled tomatoes, Gruyere and leak polenta. Created by Chef Evan Broomer

Honorable Mention: 15th Street Fisheries, Chima Brazilian Steakhouse and Timpano Italian Chophouse

Most Unique Festival Bite ~ Sweet

CraveRum Cakes’ Purple Rum, a tribute to Prince created by Bobby Brown

Most Unique Festival Bite ~ Savory

Indigo at the Riverside Hotel‘s Mini McLovins – In House made English muffins, scallion omelet, crispy bacon and American cheese. Created by Chef Alia Asher

Best Festival Sweet Treat

  CraveRum Cake with 21 varieties of rum cake including the signature LOWFF cake made with mango, coconut & pineapple

Honorable Mention: Kilwins Las Olas and BAO Bar & Asian Kitchen

Best Festival Experience

All Judges’ selected
The Woodford Reserve Experience hosted by Stache, 1920’s Drinking Den

Designed by Event Effects

Best Festival Presentation:

Chimney House

Honorable Mention: Kuro at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

LOWFF Most Spirited Team

The Ritz Carlton’s Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits

Honorable Mention: Chef Troy &  his team at Grille 401 Las Olas

Collage_LOWFF16Photography by Jason Leidy, MRA Photography

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