The 28th Annual Taste of the Island event was held on October 21st, 2015 at Port Royal Ocean Resort & Conference Center. Twenty-three venues participated offering food samples by some of the best restaurants from Padre Island, Mustang Island, Port Aransas and Flour Bluff areas.
There was also Live Auction and Silent Auction items at the event with the proceeds benefit the Scholarship Program for TAMUCC and Del Mar and the promotion of businesses on Padre Island.
Doc’s Seafood & Steaks won 1st place. Island Time Sushi Bar & Seafood Grill came in 2nd; and Angry Marlin Restaurant & Palapa Bar came in 3rd.
Doc’s Seafood & Steaks served two dishes: Blackened Ahi Tuna and Watermelon Crisp – Blackened Ahi Tuna and fresh Watermelon over Seasonal Greens tossed in a sweet chili vinaigrette and topped with sesame soy and Horseradish Cream drizzle layered on top of a crispy wonton; and Doc’s Homemade Seafood Gumbo – Local Mahi-Mahi, Local Shrimp, Lump blue Crab, and New Orleans Andouille Sausage with fresh Okra and homemade Rue.
Thank you to all who voted for us! Great job to all the restaurants who participated! We know you have many choices when eating out –come visit Padre Island — great restaurants await!
Doc’s Seafood & Steaks is a full service restaurant and bar located under the JFK Bridge, overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Come by and experience the relaxing atmosphere, taste great seafood, and enjoy time with family and friends. Planning a party? Doc’s has event space for up to 300 people.
The 28th Annual Taste of the Island event is presented by the Padre Island Business Association (PIBA). The PIBA seeks to advance and promote a growing economic environment, to serve as a voice for businesses on the many issues facing the community, and to encourage quality education, while staying true to the distinctive characteristics that makes the community great.
The Padre Island / Corpus Christi area is home to many great restaurants of all varieties. Next time you’re in the area, stop by and sample the great food and get a ‘taste of the island’.