Gallery: 20 Bites from the Second Annual Tasting Brooklyn

Kiwiana
Kiwiana
Park Slope's Kiwiana brought a taste of New Zealand with a marmite- and manuka-braised baby back rib and kale slaw.
Egg
Egg
A country ham and Carolina gold rice croquette gave a taste of Southern comfort food.
Brooklyn Winery
Brooklyn Winery
House-cured salmon bruschetta and pairings of Pinot Noir from Brooklyn Winery.
Fort Reno
Fort Reno
Fort Reno served nuggets of braised beef over hoecakes, little pancakes made from cornmeal.
Cheryl's Global Soul
Cheryl's Global Soul
Curry crab was paired with apples in this snack-like bite.
Robicelli's
Robicelli's
Instead of cupcakes, the Robicellis made brownies made with Sixpoint beer.
Soco Restaurant
Soco Restaurant
Bowls of barbecue shrimp gumbo from Soco.
The Chocolate Room
The Chocolate Room
Now here are the cupcakes. Adorable mini chocolate versions from The Chocolate Room.
Loreley
Loreley
Loreley served a big tangle of German sausage on a bed of sauerkraut.
Tchoup Shop
Tchoup Shop
Yup, there were sliders. But not just any sliders. These were duck liver and brisket boudin ball sliders.
The Stone Park Cafe
The Stone Park Cafe
Stone Park Cafe also brought some sliders to the party: braised short rib with creamed spinach and beet relish on housemade potato rolls.
Arancini Bros.
Arancini Bros.
The Arancini Brothers brought rice balls in vegetarian and carnivorous versions.
The Saint Austere
The Saint Austere
Creamy polenta with spicy sausage and cipollini onion from Saint Austere.
The Meatball Shop
The Meatball Shop
The Meatball Shop brought Greek-style lamb meatballs with Greek salad and yogurt sauce.
Benchmark Restaurant
Benchmark Restaurant
Pastrami-style house-cured short rib with truffled sauerkraut, rye bread, and "Brighton Beach dressing" from Benchmark.
Littleneck
Littleneck
Clam chowder from Gowanus's Littleneck clam shack.
An Nhau
An Nhau
An Nhau offered tray upon tray of assorted banh mi sandwiches.
D. Coluccio and Sons
D. Coluccio and Sons
An assortment of traditional salumi from D. Coluccio and Sons.
Sweet Loren's
Sweet Loren's
More brownies! These dark double fudge brownies came from Sweet Loren's.
Fornino
Fornino
Grilled shrimp with white bean salad and citrus vinaigrette from Fornino.