A crowd of about 250 showed up for the Taste of Southern Illinois charity event at SIC Foundation Building in Harrisburg Sunday evening.
Seventeen area restaurants and beverage providers donated generous samples of their wares to this all for charity fund-raiser. Patrons got to sample food from the best area restaurants, wineries and food service providers.
Vendors were 17th Street Bar and Grill, 20's Hideout Restaurant, Alto Vineyards, Bella's Italian Restaurant, Johnson's Southern Barbecue, Koerner Distributor, Inc., Kokopelli's, Mackies Pizza, Marion Red Lobster, Panera Bread, Peking Palace, Pepsi Mid-America, Rend Lake Culinary Institute, Shawnee Winery, Tequila's Mexican Restaurant and the Chocolate Factory.
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