AUSTIN, TX, December 24, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/
-- "Just What I Wanted" is the caption of this years top photo in the "All About Texas Christmas Lights" Photo Contest. First place winner, Scott Yates, said he took over 200 photos before he captured the angelic pose of his grand niece which the judges unanimously decided to be the most unforgettable image of all the submissions.
Hundreds of photos were submitted to this year's contest with the guidelines that 1) Photo must be taken in Texas. 2) Photo must have Christmas lights in it. 3) Photo must be taken this holiday season.
The contest, sponsored by the Hula Hut and Mozart's Coffee Roasters gave out 18 prizes: 1st place received an iPad. 2nd place received a $300 gift card to the Hula Hut and a $300 gift card to Mozart's and the 3rd place winner received a $150 gift card to the Hula Hut and a $300 gift card to Mozart's. In addition 15 honorable mentions received a $25 gift card to both the Hula Hut and Mozart's. To view all the submissions and see the winning photos go to www.AllAboutTexasChristmasLights.com
HULA HUT RESTAURANT: The Hula Hut is a beloved Austin landmark restaurant with a "fun" vibe. Built on Lake Austin at 3825 Lake Austin Blvd., the Hula Hut has a gigantic deck that juts out over the lake for a true Austin sea-side Tiki-Mex atmosphere. Enjoy popular dishes such as Coconut Fried Shrimp, Tubular Tacos, and Mango-Poblano Chile Quesadillas. Their famous margaritas are made with hand squeezed lime juice and their " Hu La La" specialty drink is served aquarium style with fresh tropical juices. www.hulahut.com
MOZART'S COFFEE ROASTERS: Mozart's Coffee Roasters and Bakery opened in 1993 and features gourmet coffees, specialty drinks, gelatos, and home-made artisan desserts. A consistent "Best of" for people-watching and picture-taking. The lakeside location is a Texas favorite as one of Austin's most romantic spots and is also located on Lake Austin Blvd, right down from the Hula Hut. www.mozartscoffee.com