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Posted on: May 20, 2016

Taste of Rockville to Showcase the City’s Best Bites at Hometown Holidays

Rockville 11’s “All Access” Offers a Preview of the Memorial Day Weekend Party

Rockville, Maryland, May 20 – Get a taste of diverse offerings from some of Rockville’s favorite restaurants during Taste of Rockville, on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29, as part of the city’s 28th annual Hometown Holidays Music Fest.

Taste of Rockville features 23 local restaurants showcasing samples from their menus ranging from pot stickers to paella, jallab juice to jambalaya and hot dogs to hummus.

Hometown Holidays hosts more than 30 regional and national acts on four stages across six city blocks in Rockville Town Center, kids amusements and the return of “the beach” sand pile. The festival runs from 2-10 p.m., with the Taste of Rockville opening at noon on both days. The city’s 72nd annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade, beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 30, caps off the holiday weekend in Town Center.

Restaurants participating in Taste of Rockville are: American Tap Room, Apollo, Armand’s Pizzeria and Grill, Bonchon Chicken, Buffalo Wild Wings, Carmen’s Italian Ice, Dawson’s Market, Ev & Maddy’s, La Tasca, Matt’s House of Kabob, Mellow Mushroom, Miller’s Ale House, Paladar, Potomac Pizza, Quench, Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company, Saffron Indian Cuisine, Savvy Treats, Seasons 52, Spice Xing, Stanford Grill, The Bean Bag Deli and Trapezaria.

Food tickets are $1.25 each, with most menu items costing between one and four tickets each. Tickets can be purchased during Hometown Holidays at one of three Taste of Rockville ticket booths. Credit cards are accepted. Taste of Rockville is presented by the Rockville Chamber of Commerce and Community Ministries of Rockville.

Hometown Holidays mugs will once again make a great souvenir. Purchase a mug for only $10 at any beverage booth (cash and credit accepted) and the first beverage is included. Visitors who bring a souvenir mug from past years to a beverage booth can save on their first fill-up.

Find Taste of Rockville menus, and other Hometown Holidays details, at www.rockvillemd.gov/HTH. Follow “City of Rockville Hometown Holidays” on Facebook and use #HTH16 to post and tweet about the festival on social media.

Rockville 11 gives viewers “all-access” to Hometown Holidays bands, Taste of Rockville restaurants and more on county cable channel 11 and through the “2016 Hometown Holidays” playlist on YouTube at http://bit.ly/1TJBNqu.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Marylou Berg
Director of Communication
240-314-8105
mberg@rockvillemd.gov

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