Monday, March 12, 2007

Taste of Tillamook County

TILLAMOOK, Ore. The Taste of Tillamook County (Home of the World Famous Tillamook Creamery) is a culinary event showcasing the county’s finest.

Celebrating its fifth year, this weekend-long food and music festival takes place on March 16, 17 & 18, 2007 at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds.

The event features local restaurants, micro-brewers, wine cellars, food producers, food processors, local agriculture, arts and entertainment and will benefit Community Food Security programs in Tillamook County.

The festivities include an amateur macaroni and cheese contest, professional cooking demonstrations, black box cooking competitions, a clam chowder cook- off, cheese and spirits pairings, an oyster speed shucking showdown, and more! In addition, children’s activities, live music, and local art, make this an event for the whole family.

Just over one hour from downtown Portland, Tillamook County offers many unique attractions, activities and tasty treats. From relaxing on the beach, to camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and visiting various tourist-attractions, Tillamook County offers something for everyone.

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