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Tag: Taste of Tacoma 2013

June
28th

Deep-fried gluttony: A selection of what you should (or shouldn’t) eat at the Taste of Tacoma 2013

Try the Tokyo Dog at the mobile food truck of the same name at Taste of Tacoma 2013.
Try the Tokyo Dog at the mobile food truck of the same name at Taste of Tacoma 2013.

Think of the Taste of Tacoma as a pop-up food court serving the greatest hits of fair dining in a beautiful park setting. Deep-fried cookies, corndogs, sandwiches loaded with meat and fat, roasted corn, Hawaiian shaved ice and a whole lot of other food your mother told you never to eat. The Taste runs through Sunday at Point Defiance Park. Read more »

June
28th

Taste of Tacoma: Menus from more than 20 restaurants

I’ve just arrived at the Taste of Tacoma and what was the first thing I did? Walked around and shot photos of all the menus. I’m always looking out for the gullets and pocketbooks of readers.

A little later this afternoon, I’ll post my top picks for what I mowed my way through today, but here are photos of most of the menus.

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June
28th

Stuff your face: Taste of Tacoma is happening this weekend

The Taste of Tacoma happens today through Sunday at Point Defiance Park. File photo.
The Taste of Tacoma happens today through Sunday at Point Defiance Park. File photo.

Attention fans of deep-fried gluttony: This is the weekend to make good use of those stretchy Thanksgiving pants buried in the back of your closet. You know the ones – they’ve got the sort-of-still-there elastic waistband.

Your mission: Elephant ears, corn on the cob, corn dogs, burgers, Philly cheesesteaks and about 200 other foods that will leave you filled with regret and reaching for a hefty dose of Zantac. This weekend is Taste of Tacoma, the region’s biggest food court that brings 26 pop-up restaurants to Point Defiance Park for three days. Read more »