Carolina! Here she is claiming her prize bottle of Casa Noble Reposada Tequila. True, Carolynn is only half Mexican, which means we cannot entirely dismiss her victory as being genetically predisposed. Quite simply, her guac ROCKED. My husband voted for Carolynn’s guacamole. (To keep what little dignity I have left after today’s crushing loss, my ego needs to point out that Jimmy Shaw of Loteria voted for The Foodinista’s guac.) But it was a fierce competition and all five guacamoles were exceptional! Thank you Oscar, Carolynn, Katie and Adam!
And thank you all who came and voted! We had buckets of beer, killer catering from Loteria, super smooth sipping tequila and cocktails from Casa Noble, roasted tomatillo slaw from competitor Adam, Kurobata pork tinga from champion Carolynn, pineapple jicama salad from Trisha, agua fresca from Andrea, empanadas from Missy, tomatoes from Rachel, carne asada from The Foodinista’s one true love, Mezcal from Jimmy, Mexican wedding cookies from Nina, and Valerie tea cakes from Lesley. If you can believe this, I didn’t get a shot of the food. I’m livid. So anyone who has photos, please send!!!
I will post my guac recipe in the next few days, and Carolynn says she will post hers on her blog as well, but in the meantime, here are some highlights from the afternoon: