This upcoming event in my new neighborhood of Bushwick looks really cool  $40 tix ($35 before June 9th) will get you tastings and drinks from over 30 local vendors/restaurants. It’s a benefit to support the Bushwick Starr theater. Sounds like an awesome party.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015. 6:30 – 9pm
Get tickets here.

The 2nd Annual Taste of Bushwick food & drink purveyors include:
• Deep dish pizza from one of the neighborhood’s fave late-night spots Archie’s Bar + Pizza
• Classic provisions and an on-site hot dog cart from event sponsor and host, Boar’s Head Provisions
• Beers, including their new (apropos) Bushwick Pils, from the brand-new Bushwick-based Braven Brewing Company
• Inspired Ethiopian cuisine and traditional coffee from Bunna Cafe
• Signature cocktails from the brunch and dinner favorite Café Ghia
• Local and sustainable “English country kitchen” fare from Dear Bushwick; plus a sneak peek of their soon-to-open (Summer 2015) “cocktail laboratory” next door, with cocktails from the valedictory Yours Sincerely
• Fresh-brewed coffee and espresso drinks by Express Yourself Barista Bar
• From former Northeast Kingdom chef Kevin Adey, fresh pasta and other delights from the soon-to-open Faro
• Farm-to-table rustic northern Italian cuisine inspired by the slow food movement in Italy from Fitzcarraldo
• Inventive sandwiches, burgers, and our favorite salsa-brined chicken from the cozy luncheonette Fritzl’s Lunch Box
• Sips from the selection at Henry’s Wine & Spirit and cocktails and treats from owner Henry Glucroft’s new bar Sunrise/Sunset (recently profiled in a New Yorker “bar tab”!)
• Charcuterie and cheese and their endless combinations, and craft beer from specialty provisions shop Hops & Hocks
• Farm-driven Basque-Columbian fare from former Il Buco pasta and pastry chef Ella Schmidt, at Maite
• “Exceptional, well-balanced cocktails without pretense” from Wilson Ave cocktail lounge Miles
• Classic French bistro favorites from the charming Mominette Bistro
• “A sliver of the backwoods” and “a taste of country living” (NY Times) from Montana’s Trail House
• Contemporary American food emphasizing the seasonality of the Northeast from Northeast Kingdom
• A nod to the Prohibition-era rum smuggler, sips of Bushwick’s own Owney’s Rum by The Noble Experiment NYC
• Delicious pastries served up from Knickerbocker Ave bakery nook Sweet & Shiny
• New Orleans-style BBQ out of Simon Glenn’s pop-up creation Tchoup Shop @ Heavy Woods
• Wine tastings from the hip and charming wine bar The Bodega
• Tastes from the well-curated craft beer selection at The Sampler
• Bringing together two passions: BBQ and motorcycles, Bushwick’s newest BBQ joint The Shop Brooklyn
• Mexican cuisine and fresh tortillas from Bushwick’s classic culinary landmark Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos
• Asian inspired “Bunwiches” from the new late night pop-up shop UMi Bushwick

2014 Taste of Bushwick

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