Taste of Hudson is part of celebrationHudson’s Spirit of the St. Croix Days, a four day fall event Oct 15-18, will combine family entertainment, education and a sport event, The Professional Walleye Trail, to promote and celebrate Hudson and the St. Croix River Valley and all of its amenities.
Hudson’s Spirit of the St. Croix Days, a four day fall event Oct 15-18, will combine family entertainment, education and a sport event, The Professional Walleye Trail, to promote and celebrate Hudson and the St. Croix River Valley and all of its amenities.
Sponsored by The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau and Wisconsin Department of Tourism, one of the features is the Taste of Hudson, Food, Wine & Beer Experience Friday, Oct. 17 in Lakefront Park. The event will take place in a 40x90-foot clear-roofed tent.
Participants will sample foods from nine local restaurants: Afton House Inn, Barker’s Bar & Grill, Hudson Golf Club, Mama Maria’s Italian Ristorante, Paddy Ryans, Pier 500, The Nova, San Pedro Café and Winzer Stube. Samples of Wisconsin beers and wines will also be available, and jazz entertainment all in an upscale venue, all for one price.
Participants will also receive a commemorative wine glass and beer glass. Organizers expect this event will sell out fast. Entry passes are available for $65 from the Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau by calling (800) 657-6775. Visit the Hudson Chamber Web site at www.hudsonwi.org for more information and brochure.
Afton House Inn
Lump blue crab cakes-served with mango lime puree.
Barker’s Bar & Grill
Char-grilled angus sliders with Wisconsin smoked cheddar, caramelized onions and chipotle-lime ketchup.
Hudson Golf Club
Lamb on sweet potato chip with mushroom duxelle, ahi tuna on cucumber with dill vinaigrette, mini chocolate raspberry Bavarian cake, mini chocolate pistachio mille feuilles.
Mama Maria’s Italian Ristorante
Cannelloni classico: fresh pasta rolled around ham, spinach, seasoned pork, mozzarella and ricotta cheese - baked and topped with tomato meat sauce and parmesan cream sauce.
Paddy Ryan’s Irish Pub
Murphy’s Irish red barbeque pork boxty – slow-braised pork in Murphy’s’ Irish red ale doused with Bushmill’s barbecue sauce and served with crisp boxty potato cake; beef and Guinness Pie - beef, vegetables and fresh herbs in Guinness ale-flavored gravy topped with a potato crust; Irish pork sausages - wrapped in puff pastry and baked with honey brown mustard sauce.
Canadian parmesan—crusted walleye.
San Pedro Cafe
Broiled sea scallop with smoked corn-bacon hash and cilantro-infused olive oil.
Marinated beef tenderloin, slow roasted and served with rosemary port reduction.
Ungarischer gulasch mi spatzle - beef and pork in brown sauce spiced with Hungarian paprika and caraway, red and green peppers, onion and tomatoes, served with spatzle.
Leinenkugel’s, Wisconsin craft beer samples; Viking Coca Cola Bottling sampling Coca Cola; Knotty Vines & Casanova Liquors, imported and domestic wine samples; and Caribou Coffee, light and dark coffees.