Taste-Testing at the Tamale Festival
Anthony Alvarez shows us what it takes to judge a taste testing contest.Photo: Video by kmir6.com
INDIO - Steam, wrap, and sell. With more than 100-thousand people expected at the 20th Annual Tamale Fesival, vendors rushed to feed the demand.
The Food Network ranked the festival in the top-ten "all-american food festivals" in the nation!
More than 70 vendors were on-deck. It's a tradition that started two decades ago out of necessity.
Our very own Elzabeth Beaubien was there to rate which ones she liked the best. Not an easy task.
She had to judge based on aroma, presentation, and taste.
Some people were overwhelmed by the variety while others tried as many as they could, even the ox tamales.