Taste of Federal Way 2021 participants.

Taste of Federal Way 2021 participants.

East India Grill wins 2021 Taste of Federal Way

Over 800 community members attended the outdoor food festival on Sept. 25.

More than 800 people enjoyed local eats and live music at the Taste of Federal Way festival on Sept. 25.

Blue skies and warm weather made for perfect outdoor dining at the festival, held next to the Federal Way Farmers Market.

East India Grill won first place overall and won the People’s Choice award serving their ginger prawn dish.

KC Deez BBQ came in second serving their signature pulled pork sandwich and Mediterranean Gyro Grill took third place with their gyro salad. Billy McHale’s was awarded as the best decorated booth.

Community member Anna Patrick won the annual Dick Mayer Community Award presented by the Do the Right Thing nonprofit. Cheryl Hurst, founder of Do the Right Thing, was awarded for selling the most tickets to the festival.

Photos by Olivia Sullivan


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Eight samples from local restaurants.

Eight samples from local restaurants.

Crowds soaked up the sun at the festival on Sept. 27.

Crowds soaked up the sun at the festival on Sept. 27.

East India Grill.

East India Grill.

Mediterranean Gyro Grill.

Mediterranean Gyro Grill.

KC Deez BBBQ.

KC Deez BBBQ.

Mediterranean Gyro Grill.

Mediterranean Gyro Grill.

Anna Patrick, third from left, won the annual Dick Mayer Community Award on Sept. 25.

Anna Patrick, third from left, won the annual Dick Mayer Community Award on Sept. 25.

Billy McHale’s.

Billy McHale’s.

East India Grill celebrates their People’s Choice win on Sept. 25.

East India Grill celebrates their People’s Choice win on Sept. 25.

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