Tag Archive: tamales

Nov 22 2016

Galvan nabbed as first tamale contest judge

By Pete Banda Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com Well, believe it or not it’s finally that time of the year again. No, I’m not talking Thanksgiving or Christmas time, but something much bigger… Tamale contest time. That’s right, the eight annual “San Benito News Best Tamale in Town” contest has been scheduled for Friday, December 16 and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2016/11/22/galvan-nabbed-as-first-tamale-contest-judge/

Nov 28 2015

‘Best Tamales’ contest slated for Dec. 18

By PETE BANDA Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com My grandma makes the best tamales,” is pretty much the quote across the board in all families here in the Valley. Well, now families from the community have a chance to put their tamales where their mouth is, literally. The San Benito News seventh annual “Best Tamale Contest” is …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2015/11/28/best-tamales-contest-slated-for-dec-18/

Dec 24 2014

Gonzales wins ‘Best Tamales’

  NEWS Staff Report The judges have voted, and a winner for the San Benito News’ ‘Best Tamales in Town’ contest has been decided. Irma Gonzalez’s tamales have once again been named the best of the best. A panel of three judges tasted several tamales and judged them based on taste, texture, originality and presentation. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2014/12/24/gonzales-wins-best-tamales/

Dec 12 2014

John Harth named second tamale judge

By HEATHER CATHLEEN COX Special to the NEWS It’s tamale season here in the Rio Grande Valley, and John Harth, a long-time winter visitor originally from Chicago IL, says he’s eager to judge the best of the best among local tamale makers at the forthcoming, sixth annual San Benito News “Best Tamales in Town” contest! Harth, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2014/12/12/tamale-judge/

Nov 21 2014

SBN Tamale Contest on tap Dec. 19

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Ladies and gentlemen, get your tamales ready. The sixth annual San Benito News “Best Tamales in Town” contest is set for Friday, Dec. 19. As always, the contest is open to the public. Everyone is invited to bring one dozen of their best tamales to the News office on 356 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sbnewspaper.com/2014/11/21/sbn-tamale-contest-on-tap-dec-19/