Every month in New York, there are a bewildering variety of recent dishes to consume, drinks to imbibe, and meals-themed activities to attend. Often, the toughest part is simply identifying what’s really well worth your restricted time. So Grub Street kicks off each month with a curated choice of dishes, beverages, and occasions that must sincerely be on your agenda. Make your plans now.
1. Spend a summer season Friday consuming Austrian desserts and sipping on Austrian coffee drinks.
Since taking on the kitchen at Augustine, the Bâtard chef Markus Glocker has delivered Austrian accents to the restaurant’s menu. The brand new offers you a completely new purpose to go to the eating place: a day menu that’s supposed to bring a slice of Viennese café lifestyle to New York. Called Kaffee & Kuchen, it consists of Viennese coffee drinks like the Fiaker ($eleven) — a double espresso with demerara sugar, rum, and whipped cream — and the Franziska ($7) — black coffee with vanilla whipped cream and cocoa nib. But most significantly, there are seven cakes on the menu to your afternoon cake time. There’s a kardinal schnitte with meringue, French biscuit, and coffee mousse; an esterházy torte ($12) with hazelnut and almond dacquoise and vanilla butter cream; and, of the path, apple strudel ($12) with rum raisins and crème fraîche ice cream.
2. Set aside a Sunday for brunch at Oxalis.
New York critic Adam Platt praised the pop-up grew to become eating place Oxalis for its innovative cooking, and the often evolving carte blanche menu is, at $60, one of the better dinner investments you could make. Soon you’ll find a fair better bargain during the weekends. On June 16, the Prospect Heights eating place will serve its first Sunday brunch, offering a $30 menu of four dishes like fingerling potato hash with harissa and ramps and a spring vegetable, basil, and Idiazabal cheese salad. Those feeling much less hungry can move a la carte, and order a French omelet, inexperienced blueberry clafoutis, and other dishes.
3. Drink local beer on a commute out to the Rockaways.
It’s officially seashore season. (Which also manner that, yes, it’s miles pina colada season.) For New Yorkers who don’t run away to the Hamptons or further afield, it’s always of a question, how can I be decrease my effort whilst getting to the beach? Rockaway Brewing Co. Now has a new solution for summer 2019: a shuttle between its breweries in extra centrally located Long Island City and Rockaway Beach. Called the “Brew Cruiser” (tickets are $20), it’ll run six loops a day starting the following day. It’s not the primary commute provider out to the beach, but it is first one to offer beer at the bus that’s brewed with the aid of the service’s operator. And after you’re at the beach, you may forestall by way of one in all your preferred spots.
Four. Go to a competition that’s entirely dedicated to IPAs.
Hop’s heads take word: On June 22, Other Half, a.K.A. New York’s freshest brewery, will host its 2nd competition devoted to all things IPA. Called Green City, the event brings extra than 70 brewers to Industry City, consisting of Mikkeller, Alchemist Beer, Firestone Walker, Half Acre, local favorites like Grimm, and plenty of others. To top off the pint, they’ve additionally added on NY Wrestling Connection to provide the amusement, Ends Meat will be roasting pigs, and Excell’s Kingston Eatery will serve jerk fowl. General admission (tickets are $a hundred) gets you four hours of as many beers are you like, in addition to getting admission to to Industry City’s food court and the wrestling courts. The all-in tickets have already bought out, so if you want your beer bitter you might want to behave fast.