Taste of Muskegon Kicks Off This Week

Community News |Jun 9, 2021|3 min read

Muskegon, MI (June 9, 2021) – Taste of Muskegon Tour 2021 begins this Saturday, June 12, the first of two major events Taste is hosting this year. Taste Tour will be a week-long food festival celebrating restaurants and food trucks throughout the county.


Local restaurants will prepare a Taste menu of up to four feature items. You will be able to order a full portion of any featured item or a Taste Flight with sample-size portions of the full Taste menu. The Taste Tour will run June 12-19.


The Taste Tour Map will offer over 30 destinations, including:


  • The 490 Bakery (available at BoomTown Market)
  • 794 Kitchen & Bar
  • Aldea Coffee
  • Bone Ends
  • Capone’s Speakeasy & Pizzeria
  • Corine’s Cakes & Catering
  • Curry Kitchen
  • Drip Drop Drink
  • Frank’s Taco Shack
  • G & L Chilli Dogs
  • The Hideout Bar & Grill
  • Hamburger Mikey
  • Ice Box Brand Ice Cream Bars
  • Lake Dog Coney Island
  • Los Amigos Mexican Bar & Grill
  • Mylan’s Waterfront Grille
  • The Only Cannoli
  • The Pierogi Shack
  • The Pizza Cone Trolley
  • Rad Dads’ Tacos and Tequila Bar
  • Red Rooster Tavern
  • Rolling Stone Pizza
  • Rootdown Yoga. Juice. Greens.
  • Savage Hog BBQ
  • Skeetown Tavern
  • Slappy’s Slaw Dogs and Sandwiches
  • Smash Wine Bar & Bistro
  • Soul Filled Eatery
  • Tiki Boiz Island Grindz
  • Village Baker
  • Wonderland Distilling Co.


Taste Tour will also feature a contest to become a food judge at Taste of Muskegon in Hackley Park, September 24 & 25. To enter, you will need to submit a 20-second video or an essay of 50 words or less to Taste of Muskegon using the hashtag #tastemkgjudge on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or TikTok. One person will be selected to eat their way through Taste and have their vote count toward selecting a Taste Plate Award winner. The contest will run during Taste Tour, June 12-19. Details are available at tasteofmuskegon.org.


“We always have people asking how to be a Taste judge. We heard them and are opening the door for someone with impeccable taste buds to show us why they deserve to be on the panel. Judging isn’t easy; it is a tremendous amount of food to eat in a weekend,” said Lisa Kraus, Marketing Director of Taste of Muskegon. “With everything starting to open up again, Taste Tour is a great opportunity for everyone to get out and celebrate the culinary excellence of Muskegon County.”


Taste of Muskegon is produced by the Downtown Development Authority. Taste of Muskegon Tour will take place on June 12-19 and Taste of Muskegon will return to Hackley Park September 24-25. To learn more about the restaurants and events at Taste of Muskegon 2021, visit their website at www.tasteofmuskegon.org.



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