Taste of Solvang A Delicious Weekend
By FBWorld Team
annual Solvang walking and tasting extravaganza celebrated 26
years in March and offered delicious delights and savory flavors
to passport holders who were also celebrating St. Pat's Day.
The March 17th stroll through the historic destination was festive
and fun. The annual weekend event ran from Friday, March16 through
Sunday March 18, with a collection of sips and tasty bites along
the route through downtown Solvang.
Taste of Solvang 2018
26th Annual Taste of Solvang Tasting Trail featured more than
30 taste stops at restaurants and retailers around the village
featuring delicious bites at restaurants, retailers and more.
Weekend activities included a kick-off party, walking and tasting
and a grand finish with a Sunday Brunch created by Chef Brooke
Stockwell that looked to be an outstanding way to spend a Sunday.
A ride on the Solvang Trolley gave visitors a birds eye view
of the renowned Solvang Theatre, Actors Cafe, and Hans Christian
Anderson Park, along with additional historic sites of local
importance in the community. Everyone loved the horse drawn
Authentic Danish Pastry
The Wine & Beer Walk ticket was valid for both Saturday
and Sunday. Stops for sips included Cali Love, Casa Cassara,
Copenhagen Sausage Garden, CrossHatch, Lion's Peak, Lucas &
Lewellen, Lucky Dog, Royal Oaks, Roxo Port Cellars, Sevtap,
Solvang Brewing Company, The Olive House, Toccata, Valley Brewers/The
Back Room and Wandering Dog Wine Bar.
Taste of Solvang Wine Glass
entire list of blissful bite donors included the Landsby Hotel,
where Josiah Avery was offering warm pita with Romesco Sauce
and marinated Castlevetrano olives, Olive Press, Viking Garden
Restaurant, Solvang Bakery, PHO 805, Danish Mill Bakery, Cafe
Dolce, Petros Kave, Fresco Valey Cafe, Copenhagen Sausage Garden,
Solvang Restaurant, Old Danish Fudge Kitchen, Tower Pizza, Ableskiver
Cafe, Birkholm's Bakery & Cafe, Red Viking, Solvang Coffee
Company, Chomp, Solvang Inn & Cottages, Olsen's Danish Bakery.
Solvang Brewing Company, The Little Mermaid Restaurant, Mortensen's
Bakery, Swedish Candy Factory, and more. I loved meeting Chef
Harold at Humming Bird Caribbean Cafe, the jerk chicken was
a unique change, and the bruchetta at Fresco Valley Cafe was
quite tasty as well.
Solvang Trolley Tour
Taste of Solvang is presented each year by the Solvang
Conference & Visitors Bureau since 1993 with
sponsorship support this year from Visit
Santa Ynez Valley and City
of Solvang. For more information about lodging, dining
and attractions year-round in Solvang visit www.SolvangUSA.comvvvv
By Bonnie Carroll
About Bonnie Carroll
Bonnie Carroll has been a food/travel/lifestyle writer since
1983. She is the founder & publisher of Bonnie Carroll's
Life Bites News - www.lifebitesnews.com,
does travel and food reporting on KZSB1290 radio, and contributes
to a variety of national and international travel/lifestyle
publications. Her first children's book C.C. Charles was published
in 2002 and she is currently working on a second book. Contact
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