Nine Restaurants to Participate in Inaugural Contest
St. Petersburg, FL. (February 3, 2016) – Restaurants of the Grand Central District and EDGE District will be participating in the inaugural ‘Bacon Battle,’ a month-long contest to determine who serves the best bacon dish. During the month of February, consumers will be able to dine at the nine participating restaurants to taste the entries and then score each of them online.
Participating restaurants include:
[if !supportLists]· [endif]The Burg Bar & Grill – 1752 Central Avenue
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Brooklyn South – 1437 Central Avenue
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Engine Rose – 2901 Central Avenue
[if !supportLists]· [endif]King’s Street Food – 937 Central Avenue
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Old Key West Bar & Grill – 2451 Central Avenue
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Punky’s Bar & Grill – 3063 Central Avenue
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Ricky P’s Orleans Bistro – 1113 Central Avenue
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Urban Brew & BBQ – 1939 Central Avenue
[if !supportLists]· [endif]Urban Comfort – 2601 Central Avenue
Diners will be able to view the participants and score each dish through the websites of the Grand Central District Association (www.grandcentraldistrict.org) and EDGE District Association (www.edgedistrict.org), as well as a Facebook event page that is dedicated to the promotion, between February 1st and February 29th. The bacon dish receiving the highest score will be named the People’s Choice winner. In addition, a panel of guest judges will score each dish to determine the winner of the Judges’ Choice award. The winners will be announced on March 1st and a trophy presentation will be held on a date to be determined.
For more information, please contact Lauren Ruiz, GCDA’s Executive Director, at 727.828.7006 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Grand Central District: The Grand Central District in St. Petersburg has been a Florida Main Street community since 2001 and is an accredited National Main Street Community. A unique urban village, the District is home to many beloved local restaurants and bars, antique retailers, art galleries, unique shops, professional and personal services, health/wellness providers, and more. The Grand Central District is pedestrian and bicycle friendly, and can be easily reached via the Central Avenue Trolley.
About The EDGE District: The EDGE District is a certified National Main Street and Florida Main Street, committed to historic preservation-based revitalization and creating a sustainable local economy. The District – lying between Dr. MLK, Jr. & 16th Streets and 1st Avenues North & South – is vibrant and eclectic with a wide array of locally-owned, independent businesses, from craft beer pubs to dance clubs, ethnic restaurants to gourmet delis, art galleries to painting classes, funky chic & designer apparel to hand-crafted beauty products & jewelry, and vintage furniture & wares to chic coastal decor and ultramodern home theatre systems. For more information, go to www.edgedistrict.org.