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Food Friendly Events This Weekend
« on: May 30, 2009, 03:31:06 AM »
From Eating in Translation:

Bangladesh Mela
Sunday, May 31, 10:00-8:00
57th St. between 37th and 38th avenues, Woodside, Queens

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Re: Food Friendly Events This Weekend
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2009, 07:22:27 AM »
From Eating in Translation:

Inti Raymi Andean Festival of the Sun
Sunday, June 21, 3:00-8:00
Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
www.QueensMuseum.org
This "Andean celebration of the longest day of the year and the harvest of corn" will include unspecified "typical foods and drinks from the region" as well as "folkloric dance, representation of ancient rituals, a craft fair, and a cultural symposium." Free with $5 museum admission ($2.50 students and seniors)

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Re: Food Friendly Events This Weekend
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2009, 12:25:34 AM »
Courtesy of Eating in Translation...

Food-Friendly Events, June 26-July 3, 2009

Indonesian food bazaar, Sunday in Astoria
Peruvian Festival, Sunday in Long Island City
Ghanaian Nana Oyeni Festival, Sunday in Jamaica

and more .... see the site for details.

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Re: Food Friendly Events This Weekend
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2009, 11:12:08 PM »
Sorry, I have no details, but according to Eating in Translation...

South Asian Festival
Sunday, July 5, noon-6:00 p.m.
37th Rd. between 74th and 77th streets

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Re: Food Friendly Events This Weekend
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2009, 11:29:09 PM »
the south asian festival has been a staple for a couple of years. put on every 4-6 weeks a la the more publicized indonesian fest in sunnyside/woodside. mostly individual vendors and mostly chats and veggie dishes. really really good as a rule but very crowded after 2 or so.

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Re: Food Friendly Events This Weekend
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2009, 11:04:50 PM »
Courtesy of Eating in Translation...

Food-Friendly Events, July 17-23

Indonesian Food Bazaar
Sunday, July 19, 10:00ish-4:00
Outside the Al-Hikmah Mosque, 48-01 31st Ave. (at 48th St.), Astoria, Queens
www.MasjidAlHikmahNewYork.org
Good food here. Free admission

Peruvian Independence Fair
Sunday, July 19, 10:00-6:00
Dutch Kills Park, 37th Ave. at 27th St., Long Island City, Queens
www.FIPENY.htm
"Food, music, and dance of the coast, mountains, and jungle." Free admission

Colombian Independence Day Festival
Sunday, July 19, 10:00-6:00
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
www.FestivalColombiano.Multiply.com
Crowds that may top 100,000 will be waving the yellow, blue, and red at this colorful annual event. Grilled meat? Count on it. Free admission

Local Grill-Off at Water Taxi Beach
Tuesday, July 21, 6:00-9:00
Water Taxi Beach, 2-03 Borden Ave., Long Island City, Queens
www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/71753
"At the Grill-off, determined, aspiring chefs will battle it out for the title 'Good Beer Month Grill-off Champion,' preparing traditional, and not so traditional, takes on grill fare...burgers, hot dogs, and sausages...produced from sustainably and humanely raised animals. The contestant chefs will be joined by ringers from local restaurants" (including Fette Sau, RUB, Jimmy's No. 43, and the yet-to-open Fatty 'Cue). Your $35 ticket entitles you to all the food you can wrangle; beers, from Six Point Brewery, are extra; proceeds benefit Slow Food
Via Not Eating Out in New York

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Re: Food Friendly Events This Weekend
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2009, 07:42:48 AM »
Courtesy of Eating in Translation:

Food-Friendly Events, July 24-30, 2009

Thunderbird American Indian Midsummer Powwow
Friday, July 24, 2009, 7:00-10:00; Saturday, 12:00-5:00 and 7:00-10:00; Sunday, 12:00-5:00
Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Floral Park
www.QueensFarm.org/events.html
Three days of dance competitions, and "a large selection of quality Native American art, crafts, jewelry, and foods." $9 for adults, $4 for children; weekend passes available

Queens Colombian Pride Parade
Sunday, July 26; 11:00-4:00
Northern Blvd. from 69th to 90th Sts.
Look for hearty, meaty, and starchy far from street vendors on the south side on the boulevard, and help yourself to a cholado (shown)


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Re: Food Friendly Events This Weekend
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2009, 07:42:48 AM »