Taste of Tribeca ’15

We attended the annual food fest, Taste of Tribeca, in our neighborhood on Saturday. This was Henry’s third time attending and our eighth. This is one of our favorite yearly events and it is also a chance to support the local schools. Henry was Spiderman for the day and enjoyed wearing the sword he received from a nice lady making balloon animals for the kids.

Run, Eat, Drink, Party

We had an eventful Saturday. I ran the Brooklyn Half Marathon first thing. I came home to get my boys and we went to the 20th Annual Taste of Tribeca. This was our sixth time attending the food festival and since Henry never stops moving, it is a little harder to sit and enjoy and the food. We were still able to enjoy a nice sampling of many local restaurants.

After attending the food festival, we headed to SoHo for a birthday party for a friend, Evan, at the Scholastic store. Afterwards, we enjoyed a few beers with the Studleys. Henry and Hudson shared some quality time running around and yelling at one another. Luckily, it was a quiet Saturday afternoon at the bar and the bartenders were very accommodating.

Taste of Tribeca 2013

Jacqui and I took Henry to the annual Taste of Tribeca food festival this afternoon after returning from the Brooklyn Half Marathon. It’s a charity event that benefits the local public schools where neighborhood restaurants set up booths to serve sample-sized dishes. There are about seventy participating restaurants which offers a lot of variety to choose from and the opportunity to sample even some upscale places affordably. We were able to taste about a dozen samples ranging from unfamiliar new dishes to standbys like Duane Park Patisserie‘s warm molten chocolate cake for dessert.

Reaching for dessert samples from Billy's Bakery.

Reaching for dessert samples from Billy’s Bakery.

Jacqui samples Kutsher's pastrami, Henry sticks with his usual tube of purée.

Jacqui samples Kutsher’s pastrami, Henry sticks with his usual tube of purée.

Despite some rain, there was a pretty good turnout and we enjoyed ourselves.

Despite some rain, there was a pretty good turnout and we enjoyed ourselves.