The Del Ray Business Association hosted the 12th Annual Taste of Del Ray from June 4-6, showcasing a diverse collection of Del Ray’s top restaurants. The modified event featured a spirited competition between 13 participating neighborhood restaurants. According to thezebra.org, "Evening Star Cafe won the Judges’ Choice Award with their local coffee custard, while Stomping Ground’s cheddar blue corn grits with a pork ragu won the People’s Choice Award, determined by registered attendees. This year’s judges were Alexandria Sheriff Dana Lawhorne and Chadwicks owner Trae Lamond." As per thezebra.org, "Held every June in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, the Taste of Del Ray showcases the neighborhood’s top restaurants in a spirited competition sponsored by the Del Ray Business Association. Proceeds from ticket sales help fund neighborhood events throughout the year. For more information on the Del Ray Business Association, visit www.visitdelray.com"