Taste and Toast This Holiday Season At the Hillcrest Taste n’ Tinis | Thursday, December 12

December 3, 2013

Mix up your annual holiday cheer during the most festive time of the year in Fabulous Hillcrest at Taste n’ Tinis on Thursday, December 12 from 5-9pm.  Take in the dazzling holiday decorations and embark on a self-guided walking tour of delightful drinks, delicious eats and fabulous retail shopping. Celebrate the season with more than 25 establishments as they welcome tasters and toasters alike with festive faire such as an assortment of specialties from mouthwatering appetizers and entrees to decadent sweet treats.

Make your mouth feel merry with a variety of flavors, including spicy Spanish food, fresh seafood, hearty Italian dishes, classic American selections, warm coffees and pastries and many more tasty treats! You are guaranteed to be singing “fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la” all throughout Fabulous Hillcrest with this year’s impressive restaurant and retail line up!

This year's participating bars, restaurants and establishments include:

Harlequin Boutique
Fiesta Cantina
Cody’s Home + Gifts
Detour Salon
Ortegas Mexican Bistro
Edible Arrangements
Ebas Lounge and Bistro
Urban Mo’s
Luna Grill
Crest Cafe
Fig Tree Cafe
The Tractor Room
Buffalo Exchange
Bombay Exotic Cuisine of India
The Wine Lover
Jakes on 6th
Mint Shoes
Whole Foods
100 Wines
Bo’s Seafood
Wine Steals
Uptown Tavern
Pretty Please
Baja Bettys
Bara’s Thrift
Gossip Grill
Hillcrest Brewing Company
Heat Bar & Kitchen
Gioias Room
Edith Ernestine
...with more expected to be offered as the event draws nearer!

There is no better way to conduct your holiday shopping than in the midst of the culinary merriment of Taste n’ Tinis, where you will find joy and warmth indoors by visiting participating retail shops while you shop and sip! Peppermint martinis, creamy eggnog, Candy Cane Cosmopolitans, Scroogedrivers and other tantalizing tastes will be mixed under the mistletoe, as each participating boutique will have its very own bartender creating crafty cocktails right in the store.

Be sure to spread the holiday cheer this year by taking part in the sampling and the shopping and leave the rest to us – stop by the will-call booth for a complimentary gift-wrapping workshop where your gift will get an undeniable glow! Tickets for this savory soiree include all tastings and are $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the event and can be purchased online.  Participants in the cocktail portion of this event must be 21 years or older and have a valid ID to enter.

For more information, a complete list of participating locations and to purchase tickets, visit FabulousHillcrest.com or call 619-233-5008.