Gallery: Scenes From Hester Street Fair Opening Day

Hester Street Fair
Hester Street Fair

At a balmy 70 degrees it could not have been a more beautiful day for the season opening of Hester Street Fair!

La Newyorkina
La Newyorkina

This glamor shot is brought to you by the delicious Mexican-inspired ice pops (paletas) of La Newyorkina, which have become a fixture at the Hester Street Fair.

Macaron Parlour
Macaron Parlour

Dark chocolate, Earl Grey, and raspberry chocolate macarons from Macaron Parlour. While they've been at Hester Street Fair for several seasons, you can now also get their lovely macarons at their St. Marks Place brick-and-mortar location.

The Deviant Chef
The Deviant Chef

The all-pork Mapo Burger is from Deviant Chef, which serves up "Asian & Latin style, burgers, sammie's and sliders."

Luke's Lobster
Luke's Lobster

Good old Luke's was preparing us for summer with their Maine lobster rolls.

Dream Scoops
Dream Scoops

Nothing says summer is coming like a perfect scoop of ice cream!

S'amore
S'amore

Handcrafted s'mores from S'amore.

Chinese Mirch
Chinese Mirch

The Chinese-Indian hybrid restaurant Chinese Mirch was selling momo dumplings filled with either chicken, lamb, or tofu and bok choy.

Khao Man Gai
Khao Man Gai

This traditional Thai dish—essentially a Thai version of Hainanese Chicken and Rice—may seem plain at first sight, but it is richly flavored with lots of garlic, ginger, and thai spices.

Oaxaca Taqueria
Oaxaca Taqueria

You can get your taco fix at Oaxaca Tacos.

Oaxaca Taqueria
Oaxaca Taqueria

¡Viva la Revolución!

Imperial Woodpecker Sno-balls
Imperial Woodpecker Sno-balls

These New Orleans-style sno-balls come in a variety of delicious flavors, from Wedding Cake (it takes like it sounds) to Tigers Blood (strawberry and coconut, pictured here), which can all be served with a generous drizzle of condensed milk. Check out Imperial Woodpecker's Facebook page to see where else they'll be this summer.

FOODfreaks Banh Mi
FOODfreaks Banh Mi

From the same guys that brought you FOODfreaks Grilled Cheese comes FOODfreaks Bahn Mi, which had pork, chicken, and tofu (pictured here) versions of the popular Vietnamese sandwich.

Little Muenster
Little Muenster

Candied bacon grilled cheese. 'Nuff said.

Bubbly Tea
Bubbly Tea

Bubbly bubble tea!

Pop Karma
Pop Karma

Pop Karma was selling popcorn that ranged from the fancy (white truffle cheddar) to the sweet (caramel) to salt and vinegar, and what we thought was the most interesting, the savory Kyoto Mix (miso and seaweed, pictured here).

Mimi & Coco
Mimi & Coco

As seen at Smorgasburg, Mimi & Coco brought their Japanese street food "teriyaki balls" to Hester Street as well.

Lizzmonade
Lizzmonade

These bespoke lemonades are shaken cocktail-style with your choice of refreshing fruit.

Melt Bakery
Melt Bakery

Melt Bakery has returned again with their irresistible ice cream sandwiches.

Kitty Lee Thomas Sweets
Kitty Lee Thomas Sweets

Left: banana-fluffernut marshmallows; right: honey lemon cardamom marshmallows.

Daisy Dukes BBQ
Daisy Dukes BBQ

They were out of barbecue by the time we got there, but they were selling their barbecue rub, aka "Crazy Daisy's Angel Dust."

Jessy's Pastries
Jessy's Pastries

And last but not least, Jessy's Pastries sells alfajores—traditional Peruvian dulce de leche sandwich cookies.