Taste of Muskegon Announces Taste Plate Award Winners

Muskegon, MI – Taste of Muskegon wrapped up its 15th festival on Saturday with the annual Taste Plate Awards ceremony. Nearly 30 local restaurants and food trucks competed for both judged and a public-vote honors.

The 2021 Taste Plate Award winners are:

People’s Choice

  1. Tiki Boiz
  2. Hamburger Mikey

Best Taste

  1. Tiki Boiz: Karate Kid Burger
  2. Hamburger Mikey: Jamaican Elvis Slider

Best New Bite

  1. Burl & Sprig: Honey Soy Brussel Sprouts
  2. Soul Filled Eatery: Deep Fried Shrimp and Grits

Best Dessert

  1. Occidental Eats: Bob Harvey Special
  2. Yodels Frozen Yogurt: Strawberry Cheesecake Deluxe

Best Beer and Bacon presented by Tyler Sales

  1. Bone Ends: Beer Bread BLT & Beercheese Potato Soup
  2. Rolling Stone Woodfire Pizza Co.: Oktoberfest

Best Lite Bite

  1. Burl & Sprig: Shrimp Ceviche
  2. Tiki Boiz: Woke Bowl

Best Booth

  1. Hearthstone Bistro
  2. Hamburger Mikey


  1. Tiki Boiz
    Honorable Mention: Rolling Stone Woodfire Pizza Co.
    Honorable Mention: Burl & Sprig

“It was wonderful to be back in Hackley Park. All the chefs came to play with some terrific Tastes,” said Lisa Kraus, Marketing Director of Taste of Muskegon. “The atmosphere of this event is so special. There’s nothing like having dinner with the whole community.”

Taste of Muskegon, produced by the Downtown Development Authority, will return to its usual weekend, June 17 and 18, for 2022. To stay up to date on all future events for Taste of Muskegon, follow them on Facebook and visit their website tasteofmuskegon.org