Taste the Future

September 10th, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   24 Comments »

Here’s a different sort of adventure – tour the food of Columbus’ best restaurants while staying in the same place. We have two tickets to giveaway to Taste the Future, a wonderful event, which helps to fund scholarships and other special programs at Columbus State Community College.

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To whet your appetite here are more photos from last year’s event.

There are 50 participating establishments including Barcelona, G Michaels, Lindey’s Jenis Ice Creams, The Refectory, Stauf’s, Luce Enoteca and The Clarmont.

The event is Tuesday 14th September starting at 5.30pm. If you would like to win a pair of tickets, have a look at the menu and let me know which of the dishes you would most like to taste.

More information about the event.

Make sure you leave a valid email. Entries close 5pm Sunday 12th September. Winner will be picked at random.

24 Comments to “Taste the Future”

  1. Angel Gondek
    September 10, 2010

    I think the escargot on a stick from the Claremont sounds very interesting. Definitely thinking outside the box on that one.

  2. Really, it all sounds very, very good, but the Chorizo Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Bacon with Cabrales Blue Cheese Sauce sounds fantastic. I am also attracted to and raising an eyebrow at “Escargot on a stick”.

  3. Mmmm it all sounds so yummy! Id really like to try the tenderloin of beef on toasted rye crostini with black garlic 🙂

  4. This morning, the Chilled Corn Gazpacho with a Lobster & Caviar Garnish at Luce’ Enoteca sounds amazing. Kinda odd for 10 AM, right? =) I had a hard time choosing!

  5. Escargot on a Stick. It sounds like a nice blend of a refined dish and Fair food. But, who am I kidding. I would each all of it. 🙂

  6. Joree Jacobs
    September 10, 2010

    Mmm, this specialty from The Elevator sounds delicious: Elevator Crab Cakes with Dijon-Lemon Beurre Blanc & Spicy Remoulade

    But I’d have to try all of the bakery too!!

  7. This dish looks AMAZING!!! I would love to try it! Thanks for posting the food prior to the event.

    Chef Linda Meoak

    Thai Barbecued Pulled Pork and Asian Slaw with Lemongrass and Mint Vinaigrette

  8. Elizabeth
    September 10, 2010

    I’ve been dying to try Luce Enoteca and both of their offerings look delicious. Bacon wrapped dates with blue cheese…uh…YUM!!!

  9. I’m most excited about the “Doughssants” (I’ve never even heard of one before but combining two delciious things has got to be even more scrumpdillyicious. Cucumber & Honeydew Melon Soup Shooters also sounds great!

  10. Lori Crabtree
    September 10, 2010

    Wow – amazing event!

    I’d most like to try the escargot from The Clarmont, since I’ve never had it, always wanted to try it, but am too cheap to fork over those big duckets on something I might hate. (It’s unlikely, but ya never know.) Other than that, it seems there are a couple/three “Tours of Cheese” that I’d definitely like to investigate, and I can’t say there there is a single thing on the menu that I wouldn’t at least give a chance. Some really amazing bites listed on there!


  11. Keri Shuman
    September 10, 2010

    If I won free tickets to Taste the Future, I would probably run straight to G. Michael’s for their shrimp and grits. I was born and raised in Columbus, but I’m a southern girl at heart 🙂

  12. Sounds like a great event!

  13. Maneka Phalgoo
    September 10, 2010

    I have to say Auddino Bakery’s “doughssant” absolutely intrigues me. If done correctly if could be heaven. Also the Refectory’s scallop pomponnette sounds divine.

  14. Katie Chio
    September 10, 2010

    The Clarmont’s escargot on a stick! I can’t even begin to think what that’s going to be like!

  15. OhioFoodLovers
    September 10, 2010

    I’ve heard great things about this event. The Cuban Pulled Pork Confit with Peach & Nectarine Salsa Crostini sounds intriguing.

  16. Wow, looks amazing. I hope I get a chance to go. I would love to try the Cucumber & Honeydew Melon Soup Shooters!

  17. The Scallop Pomponnette with Sauce Bonne Femme from the Refectory sounds tasty1

  18. I would love to try the chorizo-stuffed dates from Luce’ Enoteca! Wrapped in bacon, mmmm.

  19. Tim Price
    September 12, 2010

    This is one of the best events in Columbus every year!

  20. The Passion Fruit Panna Cotta Served with Strawberry-Mango Marmalade sounds lovely. Some of my favorite flavors in one of my favorite desserts.

  21. Heather Fidler
    September 12, 2010

    The Refectory’s Scallop Pomponnette with Sauce Bonne Femme sounds amazing. I’m so embarrassed that I haven’t been there yet.

  22. Scallop Pomponnette with Sauce Bonne Femme sounds wonderful. Of course, anything from the Refectory should be!

  23. I’m a sucker for shrimp and grits.

  24. I fondly remember The Elevators Crab Cake from last year.

    Great event.

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