Taste of the Nation 2011

Tonight I had the pleasure of attending the Taste of the Nation event with my good friend, Sabrina!


I went to this amazing event last year and had a BLAST eating my way through the evening. Tonight was just as much fun!


Here are some pictures of some of my favorite eats and drinks of the night:

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I loved this little platter/drink holder that was given out from Groupon – it was perfect for the evening!

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I tried my first duck tonight! It was smoky and delish!

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The Restaurant Guild had a group that was cutting up ice different ways for different drinks. I tried a massive block of ice with a splash of scotch – I am not a scotch drinker, but it was very good with the ice block!

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Sabrina and I took lots of pictures, ate tons of yummy food  and laughed all night long– it was a fabulous girls night out!

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My favorite cupcakes were from A Cupcake Wonderland – they will be on Cupcake Wars tomorrow night!

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Popcorn covered with bacon fat and spices. Sounds kind of gnarly but it was smoky and pretty tasty.


My new favorite cocktail – Sandia Picante – plymouth gin, watermelon juice, roasted jalapeño, mint simple syrup and fresh lime. It was pretty amazing!

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I am going to need to search for this in the liquor store – it was very tasty! I had never heard of Plymouth Gin before, so this was a nice little find.

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One of my favorite things of the evening was that there was a photo booth! I love these things!


Here are our photo booth pictures – Obviously Sabrina and I rocked it.


The last picture makes me laugh.


We ended the night with more tasty treats.

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Another fabulous evening out on the town with my good friend, Sabrina!


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4 Responses to Taste of the Nation 2011

  1. YAY! So fun to hang out together!

  2. That looked like so much fun! You girls look great!

  3. That event looked awesome! I’m sad that I missed it! 🙁 I need to go to Philly foodie events like this. Looks fun! 🙂

  4. Patty O

    Looks pretty amazing if I may say so myself! What a great cause to support too! Love the photo booth pics.

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