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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, April 23, 2014 15B MAY 16 - MAY 19 TO BE ANNOUNCED i Taste of Plumas offers roundup of culinary talent Roxanne Valladao Plumas Arts Everyone was a winner at the eighth annual Taste of Plumas on April 12! Tables filled with food, wine and beer ringed the big room at the fairgrounds. Smiling faces of dozens of culinary artists and restaurant staff hand-delivered an extraordinary array of deliciousness to a room full of happy samplers who spent the evening in a delighted state of appreciation of good food and company. In addition to being a celebration of Plumas, "The Taste" is also one of the most enjoyable events to herald the spring each year that turns out hundreds of community members, their friends and families. It is also an important fundraiser for Plumas Arts. Each year the Taste of Plumas invites attendees to vote for their favorite samplings in several categories. General comments were that choosing among so many wonderful tastings was no easy task because all the restaurants outdid themselves this year. Every participant received numerous votes. The results of the vote tally went like this: ---Longboards Bar & Grill's Chocolate Tart paired with Writer's Block Zinfandel and Southern Accent's Bread Pudding with Lemon Scotch Butter Sauce paired with Scotch whiskey tied in both the dessert and pairing categories. -:-Southern Accent's Cajun Chicken & Sausage Gumbo was the frontrunner in the soups category with the Salmon Chowder by the Feather River College stocks and sauces class also collecting numerous votes. --Entree favorite was the Ribs & Coleslaw combination from NeighboT, Bar-B-Que. Close behind and tying for second place were Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch's Bloody Mary Burger & Sweet Potato Chips and The Feel Good Caf6's Lettuce Wraps & Asian Red Cooked Sauce with Wasabi Aioli, Cilantro Spring Vegetables with Flank Steak. --Appetizer awards went to Nakoma Golf Resort for its duet of Smoked Salmon Pat6 a Choux with Goat Cheese Tobiko & Rosemary Garlic Tri:Tip on Crostini with Pesto by Chef Alex Lester. Pangaea Caf6 and Pub was close behind with Sweet Potato Cayenne Muffins Topped with Maple-Bacon Cream Cheese created by Chef Michael Sims. The elaborate and artful display of their glorious array of breads, spreads, cheeses, olives, dips, crackers and cured meats creatively assembled on marble slabs festooned with edible greenery by Young's Market, American Valley Baking and Quincy Natural Foods garnered significant numbers of votes in the bread, appetizer and presentation categories, earning them the People's Choice Best of Show award. Numerous impressive wines from Rodney Strong, Wente Winery, Southern & American Wines & Spirits and presented by Evergreen Market and the Drunk Brush were savored. The Brewing Lair of the Lost Sierra brought locally brewed beers to an appreciative audience and the evening meal was topped off with a selection of fair trade coffees from the Alley Cat Caf6. It can be truly said that "a good time was had by all" and that everyone was impressed by how all the restaurants shined like the stars on this beautiful spring evening. THINK _  1 The stars of the 2014 Taste of Plumas are the chefs and restaurant owners, business wineries and local brewers that bring their culinary artistry to an appreciative public. Photos by Lisa Kelly, Sierra Moon Photography The People's Choice Best of Show Award goes to the extraordinary display of breads, spreads, cheeses, olives, dips, crackers and cured meats creatively assembled on marble slabs by Young's "Market: Americart ='alley'BakiHg 'fid QdifiitiJ] FoSds ': .........  "= ................................... ' A favorite pairing of Chocolate Tart and Writer's Block Zinfandel is served by Longboards Bar & Grill. COMING SOON TO YOUR TOWN HALL THEATRE APRIL 25 AT 7PM & APRIL 26 AT 2PM Dramaworks Presents GODSPELL JR DIVERGENT Sat., April 26 - Mon., April 28 7pm Show 4pm Sunday Matinee Rated PG-13 140min. Action Adventure In a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late. ANNUAL COUNTY JAZZ NIGHT Wed., April 30 7pm All the high school jazz bands together on one stage! LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER Friday, May 2 7PM FRC Presents BEAUTY & THE BEAST May 7 to 11 7pm TOUJH HALL THEATRE Adults .................... s8 [I Students/Seniors .......... $71I ........ .......... 'U 283-1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA Visit us at Originally Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions Originally Directed by Robert Jess Roth Where: The Town Hall Theatre, Quincy When: May7, 8,9, 10 @ 7pro; May 1 1 @ 2pro Mother's Day Matinee Cost: $12 general admission Tickets Available at Carey Candy, Epilog Books, and Great Northern Hair Co. Disney's Beauty and the Beast Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre Internationl (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTt. 421 West 54th Street. New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212 541 4684 Fax: Z12 397 4684