Gallery: Scenes from Tap & Tapas: Bites from April Bloomfield, Tom Colicchio, and More

Dirt Candy
Dirt Candy

Amanda Cohen of vegetable-centric Dirt Candy served a creamy portobello mushroom mousse with a pear and fennel compote.

The Spotted Pig
The Spotted Pig

April Bloomfield served green pea and ham soup—a recipe from her new book, A Girl and Her Pig.

April Bloomfield
April Bloomfield

Stirring and seasoning her soup.

Delicious pot of steaming soup
Delicious pot of steaming soup
Avoce
Avoce

Missy Robins of Avoce took sardines to new heights with citrus-cured sardines and a Calabrian chili vinaigrette.

Le Bernadin
Le Bernadin

Le Bernadin's fish never fails to please. Last night they served a simple seared tuna with herb salad and a soy-ginger vinaigrette.

Colicchio & Sons
Colicchio & Sons

Colicchio & Sons' Tom Colicchio and James Tracey offered a fantastic pastrami duck with orange pickled cabbage and black garlic.

The Meatball Shop
The Meatball Shop

The Meatball Shop never seems to run out of ways to reinvent the meatball. Here they served meatballs al pastor with cilantro and avocado salad.

North End Grill
North End Grill

North End Grill was ready for spring with a salad of grilled artichokes, spring onions, and (that's right) raaaaamps!

Little Owl and Market Table
Little Owl and Market Table

Joey Campanaro of Little Owl and Mikey Price of Market Table came together to make an unstoppable chile barbecue leg of lamb with potato salad and ramp romesco sauce.

Tap dancers
Tap dancers

Of course the tapas were also accompanied by tap! Several of Groove With Me dance classes performed during the benefit—pictured above is the advanced tap class.

One Girl Cookies
One Girl Cookies

One Girl Cookies had a table piled with assorted cookies, cupcakes, and sweets—including these hazelnut cupcakes with mocha buttercream...

One Girl Cookies
One Girl Cookies

.... and french macarons with apricot cream filling.

Aldea
Aldea

Aldea showed off their sweet side with a deliciously creamy cashew mousse with bourbon caramel, banana cake, and caramelized banana slivers.

Caramelized bananas
Caramelized bananas

Blowtorches do wonderful things.

Tonnie's Mini's
Tonnie's Mini's

Last but not least, Harlem's own cupcake shop Tonnie's Mini's brought an assortment of their tiny treats.