Taste of Railroad Square

The first annual Taste of Railroad Square happens Saturday, Aug. 23 from 12-4pm in, uh, you guessed it, Railroad Square. What exactly does the square taste like? For $40 (this is a benefit for the 6th Street Playhouse), you can find out by stuffing your face with gourmet goodies from the likes of Syrah, Stark’s Lococo’s and more. In addition to the tasty bites, the event alos features wine, beer, live music and other fun.

But you know, we’re all about the food, so here’s some of the lineup:

– Josef’s Restaurant: Curried salmon cake, vegetarian lavosh, spanekopita with cheese and spinach, prosciutto with melon

– Starks Restaurant and Kendall Jackson Winery: Mini Kobe Beef Sliders with Black Truffle French Fries, paired with Kendall Jackson wine.

– LoCoco’s Cucina Rusica: Crusini with prosciutto, figs marscapone and/or homemade ricotta & spinach ravioli

– Pizzio’s Cucina Italiana: Gnocchi with Gorganzola sauce, Penne con Salsicce (a Double Gold Winner at the Harvest Fair), Pesto with Chicken, Shell pasta with Ricotta Sauce and/or a hearty cheesy red sauce.

Syrah Bistro: Deep dark chocolate brownies

Mmmm. Brownies. Also in the house will be future resident Jack & Tony’s Restaurant & Whisky Bar (which isn’t set to open until later this year) serving up tri-tip; Wine Spectrum and others.

Check out the details at tasteofrailroadsquare.org.