Taste of the East Village 2018

    Taste of the East Village

    Saturday, October 6, 2018
    12:00– 5:00 pm

    In the East Village
    East 7th Street between Cooper Square and 2nd Avenue

    A Benefit for Cooper Square Committee

    Tickets are $25 on-line and $30 the day of the event.

    Featuring dishes from over 20 of the East Village’s best restaurants and eateries, and live entertainment from local musicians and cultural groups. Come celebrate out amazing East Village & Lower East Side community.

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    New York, NY (August 28, 2018) – Taste of the East Village, the popular outdoor food festival on East 7th Street between Cooper Square and 2nd Avenue, takes places on Saturday, October 6th from Noon to 5 pm.  Tickets are on sale here

    The Taste of the East Village brings together around 20 of the East Village’s favorite chefs and restaurants to benefit the Cooper Square Committee’s housing programs, and to promote the Gofundme campaign of EVIMA’s President, Jimmy Carbone, a co-founder of the festival. Local chef at Huertas at 107 1st Avenue, Jonah Miller, is chairperson of the festival committee and has selected many of the participating restaurants.

    Ticket holders are entitled to four dishes from participating neighborhood restaurants and eateries, including newcomers to the festival like the Eddy, Ho Foods, Huertas, Jeepney, Maharlika Filipino Moderno,Virginia as well as returning restaurants like Brick Lane Curry, Porsena, Al Horno Mexican Kitchen and Le Petit Parisien. Dessert venues such as Insomnia Cookies, Sweet Generation Bakery, Veneiro’s and Davey’s Ice Cream will also be joining us.  This list is still in formation and we expect some others to join us.

    The first 350 attendees to the festival will receive a gift bag containing complimentary appetizers or drinks at many of the participating restaurants. The festival will also include live music and a deejay, as well as more than a dozen local community and cultural organizations like Fourth Arts Block, Downtown Art, East Village Community Coalition, Bowery Alliance of Neighbors, Solar One, Tenants Taking Control, Lower East Side Ready, Met Council on Housing and many more. Some of the groups will have interactive exhibits.

    Cooper Square Committee is grateful for the support of our sponsors and the advertisers in our program book.  This event promotes the diverse culinary and cultural flavor of the East Village, and brings together our business and non-profit communities with the public to showcase what makes this neighborhood unique.  Come join us and help support the Cooper Square Committee’s housing preservation, tenant organizing and counseling work.