Taste of Tribeca Returns May 19 with Over 65 Eateries, and Much More

Ray Colovic last year serves up a taste from Ecco restaurant. Photo: Carl Glassman/Tribeca Trib  

May. 08, 2018

This is the 24th year of Taste of Tribeca, the outdoor culinary festival serving up dishes from Tribeca’s best restaurants. Over 65 of them are participating at this year's event on May 19, from 11:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. (rain or shine).

The event takes place on Duane Street, between Greenwich and Hudson Streets, and nearby on Greenwich Street.

Taste of Tribeca continues to expand its activities. A new Family Zone with coffee and pastries from Love Bug Café Play, will also have a Mashbooths photo booth, and Pixel Academy will offer a variety of STEM activities.

Looney Lenny performs at Taste of Tribeca, 2017. #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Looney Lenny in the Kids' Zone at the 2017 Taste of Tribeca. 360 Photo by Carl Glassman/Tribeca Trib

In the Kids’ Zone families will find Hollywood face painters, live demonstrations by Modern Martial Arts and BB Skate Club, and activity tables hosted by Craft Studio and Spotlight Kids. Manhattan Youth returns with a roster of ball games in the Sports Zone.

For grownups, the 2018 Beer & Cider Tour offers a line-up of New York State brewers such as Catskill Brewery, SingleCut Beersmiths, The Bronx Brewery and Brooklyn Cider House, poured at Edward’s, Tribeca Tap House, Woodrow’s, Reade Street Pub, The Hideaway, Warren 77 and Mudville 9.

Chambers Street Wines, Frankly Wines, Tribeca Wine Merchants, Verve Wine and Broadway Spirits will host complimentary tastings.

General tickets are $55 and entitle visitors to six tastes of any dish throughout the festival, as well as a choice of one beverage and two tastes from the Beer Tour.

Tickets can be purchased at www.tasteoftribeca.com. The website also has a map with each restaurant's offerings, and locations of wine tastings and other attractions.

The event raises money for arts and enrichment programs at PS 150 and PS 234.