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Region’s Culinary Highlights on Display at Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary’s 25th Annual Taste of the Town

Hundreds of Merrimack Valley residents enjoyed specialties from the region's top chefs at the 25th annual Taste of the Town, a fundraising event sponsored by the Lowell General Hospital Auxiliary. A record breaking $53,590 was raised at the sold-out event, held at the UMASS Inn and Conference Center in Lowell.Event attendees voted on their favorite dishes in a variety of categories, earning several of the participating restaurants and caterers "People's Choice Award" accolades, including:

  • Best Appetizer: Tuna Tartare Ponzu by Moonstones
  • Best Entrée: Asian Surf and Turf over Wasabi and Lemon Grass Mashed Potato by Two Chefs are Better Than One (a repeat winner in this category)
  • Best Dessert: Apple cider Sorbet in a Cinnamon Tuile Cup by Sodexho

"Every year the Taste of the Town gets better," said Tarina Mansur, Lowell General Auxiliary President. "Not only is the food terrific, but the spirit of community and generosity are evident in every bite. We are so grateful to everyone who supported Lowell General Hospital by participating in this fun event."

The Taste of the Town was made possible by the generosity and hard work of the sixteen participating restaurants and caterers, including: Bailey's Bar and Grille, Bianco's Catering, The Capital Grille Burlington, Cavaleiro's Restaurant, Centro Restaurant & Bar, Cobblestones of Lowell, Gibbet Hill Grill, I Dream of Jeanne Cakes, L'Andana Restaurant, Moonstones, Ricardo's Café Trattoria, Saffron Bistro, Sodexho, Two Chefs Are Better Than One, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, and Westford Grille.

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