Record Number Of Restaurants Participating In June 4th Taste of Del Ray

May 30, 2017 9:14 AM | Pat Miller (Administrator)

    The 9th Annual Taste of Del Ray takes place on Sunday, June 4 from 1pm to 3pm.  The competition, showcasing the diverse restaurants and talented chefs in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, is sponsored by the Del Ray Business Association.

     Eighteen neighborhood restaurants will participate in the outdoor competition that will name the 2017 Judge’s Choice and People’s Choice awards. Ticket holders will enjoy a variety of tastes and cast their votes in the lot behind the United Bank at 2401 Mt. Vernon & E. Oxford Avenues.

    Participating restaurants include many of the Washington, D.C. area’s most popular culinary destinations, including Bombay Curry Company, Cheesetique Del Ray, Del Ray Cafe, Del Ray Pizzeria, Dolce & Bean, Evening Star Cafe, Flat Top Burger, Junction Bakery & Bistro, Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap, Live Oak Restaurant, Market 2 Market Del Ray, Northside 10, Pork Barrel BBQ, Royal Nepal, St. Elmo's Coffee Pub, Stomping Ground, Swings Coffee Roasters, and Taqueria Poblano Del Ray.  This year's judges are Chef Craig Scheuerman, Director of the Culinary Arts program at T.C. Williams High School; and Arlington Magazine editor Jenny Sullivan.

     Advance tickets are $10 per adult and $5 for children under 12 years of age and can be purchased online at, or in-person at The Neighborhood Pharmacy of Del Ray (2204 Mt Vernon Ave.) and The Greener Cleaner of Del Ray (2210 Mt Vernon Ave). Tickets are $15 on the day of the event, with sales beginning at 12:30 pm.

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