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Taste of Buffalo Named Winner of USA Today's 2023 10BEST Readers' Choice Travel Award Contest for Best City Food Festival

Taste of Buffalo was one of ten city food festivals throughout the country chosen for the award

Fri, Mar 31st 2023 12:00 pm

BUFFALO, NY - The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops today announced it is a winner in the 2023 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest and placed number one in the Best City Food Festival category.

Nominees for all 10Best Readers’ Choice categories are chosen by a panel of relevant experts which include a combination of editors from USA TODAY, editors from 10Best.com, relevant expert contributors, and sources for both these media and other Gannett properties. The 10Best Readers' Choice Award contest was announced and promoted across USA TODAY Travel Media Group's digital and mobile products, social media, relevant USA TODAY departments, and through Gannett media outlets.The award winners were voted on by the general public.

The top ten winners in this category are as follows:

  1. Taste of Buffalo
  2. Queens Night Market
  3. World Food Championships
  4. Taste Of Vail
  5. Flavors on the Avenue Street Fest
  6. World Food & Music Festival
  7. Euphoria
  8. International Taste Festival
  9. Bay Bites Food Truck Festival
  10. Taste of Colorado

Click here for the list.

“Receiving this national recognition is a testament to both the diverse collection of excellent restaurants that make Buffalo such a popular food destination as well as the dedicated, hardworking team behind the scenes who make the Taste possible year after year, ” said 2023 Chair Elizabeth Mamot. “It’s an incredible honor to receive such an award, and we look forward to welcoming visitors from around the country to enjoy the 40th iteration of the Taste of Buffalo!”

Celebrating its 40th birthday in 2023, the Taste of Buffalo is the nation’s largest two-day food festival. This year’s festival takes place Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9 on Delaware Ave in Buffalo. For more information, head to www.tasteofbuffalo.com

About the Taste

The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is the nation’s largest two-day food festival. The 40th annual Taste will take place on July 8 and 9, 2023 along Delaware Avenue in downtown Buffalo. Named one of "10 food and wine festivals you can feel good about attending," by USA Today, the Taste is a not-for-profit organization with more than 1,000 volunteers helping to put on the annual event. More than $573,000 has been raised at the festival for local charities in addition to scholarships awarded annually to local high school seniors pursuing a culinary or hospitality- related degree. For more information visit tasteofbuffalo.com and find us on Facebook and Instagram.