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Taste of Laredo 2018

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12/20/2017 2:39 PM -

Satisfying All Cravings
at
Taste of Laredo
Thursday, February 8, 2018
7:00 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

LAREDO, TEXAS - The Laredo Energy Arena along with Guerra Communication will once again satisfy appetites with the annual Taste of Laredo on Thurs., Feb. 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. 

“Taste of Laredo is the perfect event to start the year by having all of Laredo’s best eateries showcasing their food,” said Xavier Villalon, General Manager of the SMG - Managed Laredo Energy Arena. “Come enjoy an array of enticing samples, food trucks and much more. We will have everything from nationwide franchises to local inspiring fine cuisine.”


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$25 for adults
FREE for children 12 years and under
Tickets available at the LEA Box Office, Ticketmaster.com,
or charge by phone at-1-800-745-3000.


Every year over 15 restaurants, both local and franchise, go spatula-to-spatula to win awards and bragging rights for the annual Taste of Laredo.
Categories include:

Local Restaurants
Judge’s Choice Best Tasting Cuisine
Judge’s Choice Best Tasting Dessert/Delicacies
Judge’s Choice Overall Best Booth Decor
People’s Choice Best Tasting Cuisine
People’s Choice Best Tasting Dessert/Delicacies

Franchise Restaurants

Judge’s Choice Best Tasting Cuisine
Judge’s Choice Best Tasting Dessert/Delicacies
Judge’s Choice Overall Best Booth Decor
People’s Choice Best Tasting Cuisine
People’s Choice Best Tasting Dessert/Delicacies

Food Trucks
Judge's Best Tasting Cuisine
People's Choice Best Tasting Cuisine

Restaurants and chefs interested to set up and sample their finest can call (956) 791-9192 or e-mail David Cuellar at dcuellar@learena.com and Ashley Avalos at aavalos@learena.com.

The public can expect mouthwatering food, live music, stomach filling contests and more!
 
Sign up for our Pizza Eating Competition sponsored by Pizza Hut and a Blazing Wing Eating Competition sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings! New this year for children is the Kids’ Krispy Kreme Kontest!

Those 21 years of age and over can try the Premium Beer Tasting event that will offer a selection of over 16 craft beers. Fee is $10 for 12 samples.

Enjoy music while you savor Laredo’s grub with the freshness from Cumbia group The B-OK who are back with their new single 'Quiero Que Sepas'.

They are known as La Frescura de la Cumbia (The Freshness of the Cumbia), since their style of cumbia-pop conquered a market niche that nobody has occupied at the moment. They have four full-length albums: Así es la vida, Sólo para ti, Son de Boyz y Al Fin. Y un 3 EP: Te Acordarás y Tu Y Yo, Solo Aquí.

With the previous singles "Te Acordaras," "Tu Y Yo," and "Solo Aquí," they managed to position themselves in the Top 100 of most popular songs in Billboard Magazine. These singles also opened all kinds of doors, from live performances at clubs to dance venues.

The B-OK is headed by Eliovardo Gracia (Papa) and his brothers Ozzie and Hector Gracia from Durango. They are now settled in Fort Worth, Texas where they established a recording studio and produce for other groups and artists.  Other members include Javier Díaz, Eric Pérez, David Ambrosio and Edward Terrazas.

They have seven years of professional musical experience. The group was previously managed by Martin Fabian from GNG and Alma Munoz from Total Music Ent. At the moment they are Independent.

Performing in the Star Bar is rising country star Stephanie Quayle, who just had the privilege to sing for five former U.S. presidents as part of the hurricane relief darmowa pożyczka online concert “Deep From The Heart: One America Appeal” in our very own state of Texas. Quayle has been receiving a good deal of buzz on her rise to stardom from Billboard to Rolling Stone.

Every year 2,000 locals and tourists sample Laredo’s best in culinary. As part of the Washington’s Birthday Celebration, Taste of Laredo is one of the most anticipated and appetizing events in the month long fiesta. Mark your calendars for Thursday, February 8, 2018!

Admission is $25 for adults and free for children 12 years and under. Tickets are available at the LEA Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at-1-800-745-3000.

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