Food Tastings


Treat yourself and your friends and family to tasty dishes, hot soups, hot drinks, delectable desserts and great food to warm your spirits from the Upper West Side’s top local kitchens!

From 6:00 – 8:30 pm, the following restaurants and eateries will offer food tastings for nominal cost ($1-$4) under canopies in front of Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle, along East Broadway between 62nd and 64th Streets and at Richard Tucker Park between 65th and 66th Streets.

Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle

A Voce
– Celery root soup, chestnut, parmigiana – $4
– Milk chocolate and alba hazelnut rocher – $2

Asiate
– Lobster & Butternut Squash Bisque with Five Spice Cream – $3

Bar Masa
– Tuna hand roll – $4

Bouchon Bakery
Chocolate Bouchon – $1

Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola
– Dizzy’s Southern Bowl -$4
(Slow Braised Bourbon BBQ Glazed Pork, Jambalaya Rice, Braised Collard Greens, Corn Bread Crumble)
– Spiced Apple Pomegranate Cider – $2

Gabriel’s Bar & Restaurant
-Short Ribs with Polenta – $4

Landmarc
– orecchiette alla norcina – $4

Porter House New York
– All Beef Chili Con Carne: just spicy enough – $4

Sapphire Indian Cuisine
– Chicken Tikka Masala with Pilaf Rice – $4

Whole Foods Market
– Hot Apple Cider & Pumpkin Whoopie Pies from Hungry Fan Spices – $3

East Broadway between 62nd and 64th Streets

American Table Cafe and Bar
– Bread Pudding with apple butter: $3
– Virgin Glögg: $2

Atlantic Grill
– Tuscan White Bean Soup with pecorino, black kale & sweet sausage – $4

Bar Boulud
– Pot au Feu: Beef Broth, root vegetables – $4
– Traditional Cassoulet: Duck confit, sausage, tarbais beans, parsley bread crumbs – $4
– Passion Fruit and Chocolate Macarons – $3

BONMi
– BONMi Chicken Sandwich – $3
– Pulled Pork Rice & Quinoa Bowl – $3
– Chili Garlic Tofu over Chilled Noodles – $3

Boulud Sud
– Moroccan Lamb Meatball Slider w/ tzatziki – $4
– Lobster “Bouillabase” Soup w/ toasted crouton and rouille – $4
– Pistachio and Coffee Macarons – $3

Breads Bakery
– Chocolate Babka Slice – $4
– Chocolate Rugalach (2)- $2
– Bureka – $3

Cafe Fiorello
– Pasta e Fagioli – $3
– Chocolate Mousse – $3

Ed’s Chowder House
– Hot Spiced Apple Cider – $4
– New England Clam Chowder – $4

Grandaisy Bakery
– Roman Style Pizza – $3

Lincoln Center Kitchen
– Mini Chicken Pot Pie – $4
– Hot Chocolate – $2

Magnolia Bakery
– Mini Winter Cupcakes, assorted vanilla and chocolate cupcakes – $2
– Banana Pudding – $3
– Hot Chocolate – $2

P.J. Clarke’s
– P.J. Clarke’s Mini Hamburgers – $4
– P.J. Clarke’s Mini Cheeseburgers – $4
– Fudge Walnut Brownie – $3

Rosa Mexicano
– Guacamole en Molcajete: Famous Tableside Preparation Since 1984, with avocado, jalapeño, tomato, onion and cilantro. Served with tortilla chips and salsa – $3
– Mexican Hot Chocolate $2

Starbucks
– Banana Loaf – $2
– Cranberry Bliss Bar – $2
– Short Cup of Coffee – $1

The Smith
– Toasted Ricotta Gnocchi -$4

Richard Tucker Park between 65th and 66th Streets

Europan Café
– Wraps – $3
– Cakes – $3
– Cookies – $2

Francesco Pizzeria
– Baked Ziti – $4
– Penne alla Vodka – $4

Gourmet Garage
– Tomato Bisque – $4

Indie Food + Wine
– Creamy Polenta with Proscuitto and Winter Greens- $4
– Roasted Root Vegetables with Hazelnuts – $3
– Hot Chocolate – $2

La Boite en Bois
– Mushroom Ravioli in a Mushroom Cognac Sauce -$3

Le Pain Quotidien
– Organic Tunisian Chicken Stew w/ bread -$3
– Organic Shredded Beef Stew w/ bread – $3

LUCE Restaurant & Enoteca
– Eggplant Rollatini – $4
– Penne with tomato & basil – $4
– Tiramisu – $4

Nick & Toni’s Cafe
– Berkshire Pork Meatball: fresh ricotta, creamy Anson Mills polenta, tomato jam – $4.00

Soom Soom (KOSHER)
– 1/2 Falafel Sandwich on White Pita + 8 oz Side Salad Combo (Israeli, red cabbage & white cabbage) + Tahini – $4
– Fresh Housemade Mint Lemonade – $3
– Hummus Treat + Veggies – $3

Tavern on the Green
– Coq au Vin – $4
– Mulled Apple Cider – $3
– Carrot Cake – $2

Telepan
– Coconut Cupcakes – $4
– Mushroom Soup – $3