Tag Archives: Governors Island

Vendy Awards 2011

[Translate] View of Downtown Manhattan, a can of Brooklyn Beer’s Lager with a Vendy sleeve, and the crowd Probably some of you might think I won’t ever eat street food. That’s a really bad assumption of me, as I’m an equal opportunity eater. I don’t mind eating things that are street food, homemade, to haute cuisine. My minimum criteria is that it has to taste good. Hence, my attendance to 2011 Vendy Awards at Governors Island. (more…)

Pig Island 2011 at Governors Island

[Translate] Pig’s head on a grill, Sixpoint Brewery beer, and grilling up sausages from Hecho en Dumbo Pig Island II took place on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Governors Island. It was a humid, gray day from the start with a brief shower passed by around 1 PM but it never slowed down the pace of people coming to the island and eat their hearts out with food laced with roasted or smoked pork, with a few vegetarian dishes to appease that crowd. With 18 restaurants represented here (and Neuman’s Catering brought in a Danish chef, Trina Hahnemann), it is..

Meatopia: A Smoked Meat Carnivore’s Dream with a Side of Celebrity Chefs

[Translate] On my way to Governors Island Meatopia. I would describe it as Big Apple BBQ but smaller (it’s on Governors Island) and arguably, a bit more chaotic as I’ve observed over time. But at least the weather was glorious for grilling, socializing and barbecue. I left my house early to meet up with my eating companion to Governors Island for three reasons. My Meatopia tickets and pass *1) It’s always packed with a ton of hungry masses (it’s publicized by the big media venues like NY Times, Time Out New York, etc.) and (2) food always runs out early...

Meatopia: A Smoked Meat Carnivore's Dream with a Side of Celebrity Chefs

[Translate] On my way to Governors Island Meatopia. I would describe it as Big Apple BBQ but smaller (it’s on Governors Island) and arguably, a bit more chaotic as I’ve observed over time. But at least the weather was glorious for grilling, socializing and barbecue. I left my house early to meet up with my eating companion to Governors Island for three reasons. My Meatopia tickets and pass *1) It’s always packed with a ton of hungry masses (it’s publicized by the big media venues like NY Times, Time Out New York, etc.) and (2) food always runs out early...