By Bonnie Walker
Posted on03 April 2010.
Rene Fernandez of Azuca at TamaleFest '09.
Tamale lovers, now it's your turn.
Chefs will compete at the Tamalada Throw-Down on April 16; tamale fans will feast on tamales April 17, at the TamaleFest SA at Lonestar Pavilion.
At the Tamalada Throw-Down, top chefs will try to make the Best Original Tamale Recipe. Tickets are $25 per person. Sponsored by Delicious Tamales, some of the event proceeds will go toward culinary scholarships.
The family friendly TamaleFest SA features food and drink concessions, music, tamale-eating contests, an area for kids to play and giveaways. Admission is $5 per person, with children under age 6 admitted free. A portion of the proceeds will go toward college scholarships.
Food concession booths and sponsorships are available. For more information, call Lupe Contreras at (210) 413-1522.