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Friday Food-New York Food Events For the Weekend and Beyond

Posted by jhochstat on July 17, 2008

Zach Brooks from Serious Eats once again provides a detailed list of events taking place this weekend and beyond including the long awaited return of the Red Hook Ballfield vendors. (The Red Hook Ballfields are located on Bay Street between Clinton and Henry Streets.)

Photo: Alexa Matson / NY Magazine

Grand Opening Weekend at the Red Hook Ballfields
Saturday & Sunday, July 19th & 20th
Better 3 months late than never, the Red Hook Ballfield vendors return for the first weekend since last season. Tacos, huaraches, pupusas, ceviche and more, all served in compliance with the Department of Health. 158 Bay St, Brooklyn, NY; map

Pig Out @ 3rd Ward
Sunday, July 20th, 4 to 9 p.m.
It’s 3rd Ward’s First Annual pig roast and dance party, featuring cold drinks, flying horseshoes, and high-stakes badminton. But the real draw will be a pig roast by Tom Mylan, the butcher from Marlow & Sons and Diner. 195 Morgan Ave, East Williamsburg; event website

Colombian Independence Day Festival
Sunday, July 20th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tens of thousands of people will descend on Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens this week for music, dance, and of course- food. Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Forrest Hills; event website

Cake Man Raven’s 1st Annual Cupcake Parade and Celebration
Sunday, July 20th, Noon to 10 p.m.
March in this parade honoring Brooklyn’s famous baker, Cake Man Raven. Parade starts at 3pm from Fulton St. and Rockwell Place, and ends on South Oxford and Hanson where there will be a big celebration complete with the Cake Man Raven’s famous red velvet cake, plus ribs and chicken made by his grillmaster cousin. Fulton Street and South Oxford, Fort Greene; event website

Street Fairs
Saturday, July 19th
Lexington Avenue between 42nd and 57th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
14th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 20th
Manhattan Avenue between Bedford and Greenpoint Avenues, Brooklyn; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Broadway between Grand and Houston; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tofu Around the World Cook-Off
Tuesday, July 22nd, 3 p.m.
Four big time New York chefs (Wylie Dufresne from WD-40, Edward Higgins from Insieme, Erik Battes from Perry St. and Akinobu Suzuki from Sakagura) will square off in this tofu battle at Astor Center, where the winner takes home $5000. Admission is free, but you have to R.S.V.P. by emailing 399 Lafayette Street, New York (near 4th Street)


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