It’s no secret that a trip to LeClaire can be a very tasty experience. Here is your chance to sample it all!

Taste of LeClaire returns to Cody Road this Saturday Jan 1! From 1 – 4 p.m. enjoy tasting all that LeClaire has to offer!

Receive a free sample of food and/or beverages from various shops, restaurants and bars. Discover the many great taste of LeClaire at this FREE event!


Here are just a few of the participating businesses at this year’s event:

The Artswork – LeClaire – Homemade “firecracker” cracker from The Crane & Pelican Café.

Aunt Hatties – Hot cocoa and brownies.

Bamboo Baby Boutique – Valentine’s candy.

Bela – Soup, beer pretzel, and beverage.

Black Crow Salvages – Flavored popcorn from Kernel Cody’s Popcorn Shoppe.

Blue Iguana – Pozole (a Mexican soup).

The Crane & Pelican Cafe – Homemade chicken and dumpling.

Grasshoppers Gift Shop – Dip and wine tasting.

Green Tree Brewery – Two – 1 oz. samples of any of their craft beer.**

Le Claire Happy Joe’s Pizza and Ice Cream – Free samples of Jolted Cow ice cream, 50% off cauliflower crust pizzas, and slices of Buffalo Chicken Hot Wing pizza for $2 each.

LeClaire Canning Co. – Jam and salsa. NOTE: New location – 123 S. Cody Road.

LeClaire Olive Oil Co. – Olive oil and balsamic vinegar, spreads, and dip tasting.

Mississippi River Distilling Company & Cody Road Cocktail House – Free samples on every tour (take a tour at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm). Also, try their special Honey Ginger Fizz cocktail for only $6.**

Razzleberries Fine Gifts – To be determined.

Riverview Roadhouse – Pudding Shots.**

The Shameless Chocoholic – Handmade candy.

What Bbq & Bar – Pulled pork sliders, beans, and smoked sausages.

Wide River Winery Tasting Room – Amaretto cheesecake paired with So Sue Me Sue wine.**


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Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.