Free garage parking was even offered throughout the day. That alone might've been enough to get us there -- and apparently, other Phoenicians agreed. White tents were pitched in the parking lot at Duck and Decanter and from the top of the parking garage we could see hundreds of locals milling around the festival sampling foodstuffs from local restaurants like Radio Milano, Postino and Spinato's Pizza.
Chinese Sesame Wraps from That's a Wrap in Phoenix.
|Chinese Sesame Wraps from That's a Wrap in Phoenix.|
When we say free lunch, we're not talking about the little teensy sample plates you get at the Valley's major culinary events. At the Fall Festival, you could've gorged yourself silly just on
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We were amazed to see how much food was offered at this free festival; far beyond what you see at pricey culinary festivals. It just goes to show how important local support is for a restaurant to survive. If you didn't have a chance to check out the festival, definitely make the effort next year. We'll see you there!