Illustration by Elizabeth Daggar via newamsterdammarket.org
A few food headlines from around the neighborhood today:
- The New Amsterdam Market holds its first Peck Slip Pickle Festival on Sunday, 11 a.m to 5 p.m. On tap: 75 vendor stalls, including 20 serving pickled and fermented products, three regional beers, a talk by Mimi Sheraton on pickles and bialys and more.
- The Village Voice‘s Fork in the Road blog samples the fare at Masala Wala, new on Essex Street.
- The East Village’s pizzeria boom continues: Chef Michael White (of Marea and Ai Fiori) talks to the NYT’s Flo Fab about plans for Nicoletta, his new pie place on Second Avenue at 10th Street.
- Metromix checks in on LES newcomers Viktor & Spoils and Grit ‘N’ Glory.
- If you didn’t get enough Nom Wah news here yesterday, check out the lovely profile of the historic dim sum parlor Amanda Kludt wrote for Eater.
After much anticipation, Veselka Bowery opens tomorrow night.
Some food headlines from around the neighborhood:
- Veselka Bowery plans to actually, finally open tomorrow. (Facebook)
- Speaking of the Bowery, Forcella, the new Neapolitan pizzeria out of Williamsburg, is gaining traction among pie-lovers. (Zagat)
- Masala Wala finally opened on Essex Street this week. (GrubStreet)
- Knishery NYC, the home-baking enterprise of LES resident Noah Wildman we wrote about last month, gets another close-up. (The Forward)
- Prosperity Dumpling faces off against Vanessa’s for sesame-pancake bragging rights. (Serious Eats)
- A Chinatown meat market on East Broadway denies selling dog meat in the wake of puppy mill investigation in Minnesota. (Gothamist)
Photo by SeriousEats.com
The mid-week neighborhood food news: