The Hester Street Fair is teaming up with the New Museum to operate a cafe.
Beginning next Wednesday, October 2, the Hester Street Cafe will be open for business in the lobby of the museum, located at 235 Bowery. There will be a rotating selection from a number of local food purveyors within Hester Street’s “extended family.” There will always be Intelligentsia Coffee and baked goods from Café Grumpy. Details from the New Museum press release:
The menu for the launch of Hester Street Café was created by East Village food connoisseurs Duck’s Eatery and will include goods by: Juisi fresh-pressed juices, Melt ice cream sandwiches, P&H Soda, McNulty’s Teas, Pain D’Avignon breads, Saxelby Cheesemongers, Heritage Meat Shop, and dessert by Baking Soda Shop. The vendors are organized by the Hester Street Fair team and will rotate throughout the year.
The Hester Street Café at the New Museum will be open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Click here for a look at the debut menu.
Birdbath Bakery, operated by the City Bakery, previously operated the New Museum cafe.