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Saturday, 8/21 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Do the Crawl
In Queens, when the sun goes down, the street food comes out. The Roosevelt 
Avenue Midnight Crawl http://iwantmorefood.com/taco-crawl/ with food 
blogger Jeff Orlick
http://newyork.seriouseats.com/2010/06/meet-eat-jeff-orlick-food-ambassador-coordina.html 
traverses more than 25 blocks to cover this nighttime phenomenon of arepa 
ladies, taco trucks and halal carts. The tour is free (pay for food as you 
go), and a map and language guide will be provided to make sure you get 
from Jackson Heights to Woodside with no torta left uneaten. Tour warmup 
starts at the Terraza 7 Train Caf?, 40-19 Gleane St., Queens. It ends at 
the beer garden at the Starting Gate Bar, 59-10 Woodside Ave., Queens; 
iwantmorefood.com http://iwantmorefood.com/taco-crawl/

Sunday, 8/22 2 to 9 p.m.
Bluesy 'Cue
Head to the West Village waterfront for the 11th Annual Hudson River Park 
Blues BBQ Festival
http://www.hudsonriverpark.org/events/eventpanel/bluesBBQ.html (free). Be 
assured that a pressed-brisket sandwich with pickled slaw and cheddar from 
Char No.4
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/nyc/307/Got_a_buck_Drink_like_a_prince_at_these_top_bars_.htm 
or lamb ribs and b?nh mi
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/nyc/130/Banh_mi_for_the_21st_century_at_Baoguette.htm 
apork shoulder from Fatty 'Cue
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/nyc/1498/For_the_latest_in_head-to-tail_dining_look_to_the_sea.htm 
(dishes range from $6 to $15) will go down all the sweeter alongside the 
bluesy tunes of Cyril Neville, Smokin' Joe Kubek and the Bnois King Band. 
Hudson River Park, Pier 54, at 14th St. and West St.; hudsonriverpark.org
http://www.hudsonriverpark.org/

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Sunday, 8/22 3 to 8 p.m.
Folk Yeah
Everyone deserves access to local ingredients, and you can help that become 
more of a reality by attending the Farm to Folk Fest
http://greenpoint-williamsburgcsa.blogspot.com/2010/08/farm-to-folk-fest-sunday-august-22nd.html 
($12 suggested donation), which benefits the Greenpoint-Williamsburg CSA's 
Low-Income Fund. Mia Riddle, Pearl and the Beard and the Madison Square 
Gardeners will bring the funk, while The DP Chutney Collective
http://thedpchutneycollective.blogspot.com/ introduces its green-tomato 
ketchup alongside other local treats, including those from Sixpoint Craft 
Ales
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/national/1333/Top_chefs_load_their_taps_with_bespoke_beer.htm 
and Sour Puss Pickles http://www.sourpusspickles.com/ . Union Pool, 484 
Union Ave. (at the Brooklyn Queens Expy.), Brooklyn; williamsburgcsa.org
http://www.williamsburgcsa.org/

Monday, 8/23 Heads Up!
7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Find a little bite of California under the Williamsburg Bridge at a 
one-night-only Black & Cream pop-up taqueria, hosted by the recently 
transplanted San Francisco artist (and bean-in
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/foodie/2010/04/cca_hosts_free_all-day_bean-in.php 
founder) Mark Andrew Gravel
http://gravelandgold.com/makers/mark-andrew-gravel/ . Admission gets you 
local black-bean tacos made with Mast Brothers
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/nyc/57/The_Mast_brothers_are_leading_New_Yorks_bean-to-bar_charge.htm 
cocoa nibs, rooftop greens from Brooklyn Grange
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/nyc/1746/Vegetables_rise_up_at_Brooklyn_Grange.htm 
and Blue Bottle
http://tastingtable.com/entry_detail/national/1506/A_coffee_liqueur_thats_up_to_snuff.htm 
iced coffee soda ($8; click here to purchase tickets
http://www.foodsexart.com/ ). Patio at the East River Bar, 97 S. Sixth 
St. (between Bedford Ave. and Berry St.), Brooklyn; foodsexart.com
http://www.foodsexart.com/


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OPENED: Living Room Bar & Terrace
Closely following the opening of BLT Bar & Grill
http://bltbarandgrill.com/ , this bar and wraparound terrace is now open 
and serving cocktails and nibbles like deviled eggs at the W New 
York-Downtown
http://www.starwoodhotels.com/whotels/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3154 
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Weekend Menu
 
 
 
Saturday, 8/21
10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Do the Crawl
In Queens, when the sun goes down, the street food comes out. The Roosevelt Avenue Midnight Crawl with food blogger Jeff Orlick traverses more than 25 blocks to cover this nighttime phenomenon of arepa ladies, taco trucks and halal carts. The tour is free (pay for food as you go), and a map and language guide will be provided to make sure you get from Jackson Heights to Woodside with no torta left uneaten. Tour warmup starts at the Terraza 7 Train Café, 40-19 Gleane St., Queens. It ends at the beer garden at the Starting Gate Bar, 59-10 Woodside Ave., Queens; iwantmorefood.com
Sunday, 8/22
2 to 9 p.m.
Bluesy 'Cue
Head to the West Village waterfront for the 11th Annual Hudson River Park Blues BBQ Festival (free). Be assured that a pressed-brisket sandwich with pickled slaw and cheddar from Char No.4 or lamb ribs and bánh mi apork shoulder from Fatty 'Cue (dishes range from $6 to $15) will go down all the sweeter alongside the bluesy tunes of Cyril Neville, Smokin' Joe Kubek and the Bnois King Band. Hudson River Park, Pier 54, at 14th St. and West St.; hudsonriverpark.org
SPONSORED
 


Brooklyn in a Bottle
Iconic places have iconic drinks, and now Brooklyn has its own, atmospheric imagery included: ABSOLUT® Brooklyn, a spirited tribute to the eclectic borough. ABSOLUT® settled on flavors of sweet red apple and spicy ginger, a nod to Brooklyn's vibrancy. Try it on the rocks or mixed into an original recipe like the ABSOLUT® Brooklyn Ginger, a blend of ginger ale, vodka and lime juice. Click here for more recipes.
Sunday, 8/22
3 to 8 p.m.
Folk Yeah
Everyone deserves access to local ingredients, and you can help that become more of a reality by attending the Farm to Folk Fest ($12 suggested donation), which benefits the Greenpoint-Williamsburg CSA's Low-Income Fund. Mia Riddle, Pearl and the Beard and the Madison Square Gardeners will bring the funk, while The DP Chutney Collective introduces its green-tomato ketchup alongside other local treats, including those from Sixpoint Craft Ales and Sour Puss Pickles. Union Pool, 484 Union Ave. (at the Brooklyn Queens Expy.), Brooklyn; williamsburgcsa.org
 
Monday, 8/23
Heads Up!
7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Find a little bite of California under the Williamsburg Bridge at a one-night-only Black & Cream pop-up taqueria, hosted by the recently transplanted San Francisco artist (and bean-in founder) Mark Andrew Gravel. Admission gets you local black-bean tacos made with Mast Brothers cocoa nibs, rooftop greens from Brooklyn Grange and Blue Bottle iced coffee soda ($8; click here to purchase tickets). Patio at the East River Bar, 97 S. Sixth St. (between Bedford Ave. and Berry St.), Brooklyn; foodsexart.com
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Closely following the opening of BLT Bar & Grill, this bar and wraparound terrace is now open and serving cocktails and nibbles like deviled eggs at the W New York-Downtown.
 
 
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