Taste of Soulard starts today!  Bring your gloves and a scarf because its going to be a chilly one this year.  A few hurricanes should warm you up.  Here is all the info from the Mardi Gras Inc. website for the Southern Comfort Taste of Soulard 2012



Several of Soulard’s fine establishments offer samples of their signature dishes in this unique, create your own experience event.

Attendees are able to stroll though Soulard using the seven taste tickets from the ticket booklet to sample six signature dishes and one taste of Southern Comfort from the participating restaurants and pubs of Soulard. Attendees are welcome to use the free trolley service on Saturday from 11:00am-5:00pm or walk the neighborhood on Saturday and Sunday. Veterans of this event enjoy creating their own pub crawl.

Booklets can be purchased in advance at any participating Soulard establishment, online by clicking on buy tickets, or at the Mardi Gras Inc. office. Booklets are also available for purchase the day of the event at participating Soulard establishments. If you are running in the Supplement Superstores 5K and looking to purchase your reduced price Taste Booklet, you do so via the registration site accessed through the Supplement Superstores 5K page.

*1860’S — Chicken and sausage Jumbalaya

*BASTILLE — SoCo Cocktail

*BIG DADDY’S — Cajun Stuffed Mushrooms

*BOGART’S — St.Louis Style Ribs

*CARSON’S — Chicken and sausage Jumbalaya

*CAT’S MEOW – Baked Crab on Cracker or Southern Comfort Hurricane (Coupon +$2)

*CHAVA’S — Fried Beef Taco

*CLEMENTINES — Mini deepfried Oyster Po Boy

DB’S — Old Man sandwich (Beef brisket, corn beef, provologne and swiss on Marble rye)

*D’S PLACE — Beer Cheese Potato bacon soup

*EPIC PIZZA & SUBS — Slice of Cheese pizza or Garlic Knots

FRANCO — Goutere stuffed with wild mushroom Duxelle

*GREAT GRIZZLY BEAR — Cajun rice shrimp & scallop bowl

HAMMERSTONE’S — Hot Tequila wings

HISTORIC CROSSROADS — Southern Hospitality or SoCo shot

*JOANIE’S PIZZERIA — Blackened chicken Creole pizza

JOHN D. MCGURK’S- Cajun Hot Wings

*JOHNNY’S — Johnny’s famous red beans and rice

*JULIA’S MARKET CAFE — Chicken and Dumplings

LLYWELYN’S PUB — White chicken chili

*LUMIERE PLACE & RIVER CITY (in Soulard Market Park)— Andouille sausage with peppers and onions

*MARKET GRILL — Boudin sausage balls

*MOLLY’S BAR — SoCo hurricane

*MOLLY’S RESTAURANT — Alligator rangoon

*NADINE’S — Andouille sausage and blackened chicken skewer

*THE PORCH — SoCo hurricane

*THE SHANTI — Lifesaver shot or SoCo hurricane

SONNY’S — SoCo shots or Cocktails

*SOULARD COFFEE GARDEN — Chocolate gooey butter cake or Peach Cheesecake

*SOULARD’S SOCIAL HOUSE — Pork tenderloin sandwich or Fish taco

SOULARD’S? RESTAURANT — Bread pudding with Whiskey sauce

*TRUEMAN’S — Chicken bacon ranch pizza