July 1, 2010
Bastille Day waiters' race coming to midtown

In the streets of France, and now around around the world, you'll find waiters speedwalking to a finish line while trying not to spill their trays of wine. It's a traditional waiters' race, which is often held to celebrate Bastille Day, and now it's coming to midtown Sacramento. On July 14 starting at 6 p.m., local servers will be racing with a wine bottle and glasses on a tray from Le Petit Paris boutique (19th and Capitol, Sacramento) to the courtyard behind L Wine Lounge (1801 L St., Sacramento).

The event is held in cities all around the world, and has attracted up to 3,000 spectators in Portland. So, Rob Turner of Sactown Magazine posed the question in his latest issue, "Why Not Here?" And now we're happy to say this event is happening. We'll keep you posted with more info., including prizes and names of competitors. Stay tuned - and don't spill your drink!

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