With so many different cultures mixing in New York City, it comes as no surprise that the city is packed of exciting new foods to try. Whether your focus is on main course meals, snacks, or desserts, Brooklyn is full fun and unique places to fulfill every foodie’s dreams.
Called the “The Woodstock of Eating” by The New York Times, Smorgasburg is a food lover’s paradise. With over 100 food vendors, this outdoor food flea market runs from April to November, each Saturday and Sunday. A spin off of Brooklyn Flea, this annual food mart is a much anticipated stop for locals and tourists alike. Located at Williamsburg’s East River Park on Saturdays, it relocates to Breeze Hill in Prospect Park on Sundays and is in business from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Some of the best new vendors on deck this year include Heros and Villains for great sandwiches, Oni Sauce with their one of a kind gobo chips, and decadent desserts at Wowfulls.
The Best of Brooklyn
This half day food and culture tour features an intriguing history lesson with delightful foods from around the world. Get a unique immigrant experience by following the trail of New York’s immigrant groups from the Lower East Side over the Williamsburg Bridge. This combination walking and bus tour includes food tastings from some of the area’s favorites. And don’t worry about walking away hungry from this four and a half hour tour, you will be served enough food for a full and diverse lunch!
Brewery and Beer-Tasting Tour
For a different look at food and beer in the Brooklyn area, try the Brewer and Beer Tasting Tour. This three and a half hour tour takes you from Williamsburg to Union avenue, stopping at a favorite local brewery to taste new and popular brews and a break at a local pizzeria. You will learn about the history of Brooklyn’s brewing scene and get suggestions for the best beer spots from your tour guide.
Mast Brothers Chocolate
Who doesn’t love chocolate, and chocolate beer for that matter? MAST offers tours and classes for chocolate lovers of all ages. Tours are every hour on the hour (11am-5pm) and take visitors through their Williamsburg factory, to sample chocolate from all over the world. See the chocolate production process and finish with a non-alcoholic chocolate beer. Classes take you through the chocolate making process and is a really cool experience for any chocolate lover.