Taste of Cincinnati "People's Choice" winners announced

The winners of the "People's Choice Award" at the Taste of Cincinnati have been announced.

The awards were a new feature of Taste, and allowed guests to be a food critic for a day.

Each restaurant at Taste submitted one menu item and throughout the weekend. Guests voted for their favorites by ladling money into a bucket at each restaurant booth.

The winners were announced Monday at 6:00 p.m. the Fountain Square Stage:

  • Time Warner Cable People's Choice Best Dish: J. Gumbo's Bumblebee Stew
  • Time Warner Cable Award of Excellence: Bella Luna's Prime Rib Cannelloni
  • Time Warner Cable People's Choice Award of Merit: The Bistro's Pot Due Crème

All proceeds collected were donated to the Freestore Foodbank. Over $1,500 was collected.

The Freestore Foodbank distributes over 12 million pounds of food each year to 20 counties in the tristate area to fight hunger.

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