If you love a delicious meatball like Grandma used to make, you'll love trying these! Here are the winners from the First Annual Meatball Gala!

OFFICIAL WINNERS
JUDGED APRIL 11, 2013
 
Best Non-Meat Meatball                    Brandl, Belmar
                                                            Crab and Scallop Meatball
 
Most Creative Meatball                     Jimmy’s Cucina, Brielle
                                                            Spicy Asian Meatball
 
Most Oddball Meatball                      The New Runway 34, Wall
                                                            Enchilada Meatball
 
Best Swimming Meatball                  Spring Meadow Inn, Wall
                                                            Italian Wedding Soup
 
Sweetest Meatball                              Fratello’s, Sea Girt
                                                            Tiramisu Balls
 
Best Traditional Meatball                  Winner:           Agostino Italian Specialties, Manasquan
                                                            Runner Up:     East Coast Cookery, Neptune
 
People’s Choice Award                      Pastaio, Spring Lake
                                                            Traditional Meatball
 
Best In Show 2013:
The Meanest Meatball
on the Jersey Shore                            Agostino Italian Specialties, Manasquan
                                                            Traditional Italian Meatball in Tomato Sauce      
 
Lou and I really enjoyed being two of the judges (and I was shocked to be crowned "Queen of the Meatball", but everyone who attended enjoyed voting for their favorite meatballs! and stuffing themselves silly! 
 
Much thanks to all of the amazing restaurants and caterers that came out to feed us meatballs and more last night!