Gallery: Scenes from Taste of the Lower East Side

DBGB
DBGB

Chef Oliver Quignon of DBGB served the Thai Dog—an all-pork dog topped with green papaya, chili sauce, and cilantro.

Veselka
Veselka

Veselka brought their beautiful beet borscht…

Veselka
Veselka

..and of course, their famous pierogis. They served both classic potato pierogies and a fancy-pants arugula and goat cheese version.

Mulberry Project
Mulberry Project

Mulberry Project served a salmon tartar with dijon and horseradish on a potato chip…

Mulberry Project
Mulberry Project

…as well as the spicy "Expired Visa" cocktail.

The Stanton Social
The Stanton Social

These two-bite tacos from Stanton Social were filled with braised short rib, cherry tomatoes, and poblano salsa.

Edi & The Wolf
Edi & The Wolf

Edi & The Wolf created a delicious buttermilk panna cotta with a rhubarb compote and elderflower foam.

wd~50
wd~50

Wylie Dufresne of wd~50 was there serving a saffron soup with smoked mackerel, apple, and rye.

wd~50
wd~50

Chef Dufresne with the wd~50 team.

Goat Town
Goat Town

Goat Town made a beautiful smoked ham persillade terrine.

CO-OP Food & Drink
CO-OP Food & Drink

CO-OP Food & Drink served their Lower East Sliders, made with dry aged beef, short rib, braised pork belly, sriracha mayo, and white cheddar all on a potato roll.

Ed's Lobster Bar
Ed's Lobster Bar

The smell of butter was luring everyone to Ed's Lobster Bar's table, which was serving mini lobster rolls dressed in mayo, lemon juice, and celery on a freshly buttered roll.

Vandaag
Vandaag

Cured duck breast with Spanish mackerel, quail egg, maitake mushroom, and leek ash from Vandaag.

Barrio Chino
Barrio Chino

Barrio Chino's tacos de arrachera—marinated skirt steak tacos with avocado, cilantro and onion.

The Bowery Diner
The Bowery Diner

Warm, delicious pancakes with maple syrup and smoked bacon from The Bowery Diner.

Northern Spy Food Co.
Northern Spy Food Co.

Bite-sized smoked bluefish gougères from Northern Spy Food Co.

Sons of Essex
Sons of Essex

Chinese five spice pork belly sliders from Sons of Essex.

Alias
Alias

Alias served a colorful medley of spring vegetables over an herbed gratin.

The Wren
The Wren

Freshly fried fish and chips from The Wren.

Fatta Cuckoo
Fatta Cuckoo

Fatta Cuckoo made a beautiful cucumber soup with Thai chillies and avocado cream.

Maharlika
Maharlika

Maharlika brought a taste of the Philippines with their oxtail sliders in a peanut butter sauce.

Gemma
Gemma

Seared yellow fin tuna with Tuscan beans in an olive oil and citrus dressing from Gemma.

Osteria Morini
Osteria Morini

Osteria Morini served rabbit crostini with parmigiano and juniper oil.

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