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Thousands converged on Laksa Park in front of Parliament House on Sunday for a celebration of laksa, as the winners of the Golden Bowl trophy and People's Choice awards were announced.

This year was our largest competition yet, with more than 96 dishes from more than 60 businesses. We also received four entries from Alice Springs, and Tennant Creek, Katherine and Nhulunbuy also joined in the fun.

Our 2021 Darwin Laksa Festival Winners are:

GOLDEN BOWL BEST LAKSA - Chow

BEST REGIONAL LAKSA - Katherine Country Club

PEOPLE'S CHOICE BEST LAKSA - Chok's Place

PEOPLE'S CHOICE BEST INSPIRED-BY DISH - Chok's Place, ChikLaksa Pie

NT NEWS BEST SAVOURY INSPIRED-BY DISH - Fannie Bay Gourmet Meats, laksa sausages

NT NEWS BEST SWEET INSPIRED-BY DISH - Darwin Trailer Boat Club, laksa cheesecake

BEST LAKSA INSPIRED COCKTAIL - Charlie's of Darwin, Spirit of Laksa Gin

Thank you to all the businesses who participated in the Darwin International Laksa Festival this year, and thank you to the community who tasted and voted for their favourite dishes!

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