Tag: Smorgasburg

Smorgasburg Is Back!

Howdy friends! It’s that time of year again: the sun is blazing every day, the sidewalks smell like trash well-done, and MTA delays, no longer nuisances, mean extra time spent in air conditioning (i.e. refuge). Oh, and also…SMORGASBURG IS BACK!!!That’s right, you heard it here first. Smorgasburg is in full swing at all the usual […]

Snacking @ Soho’s NEW Smorgasburg

Hi friends! As many of you intrepid Smorg’ers know, our beloved NYC food festival now has a new location! That’s right–all you have to do is make a quick stop at “Smorg Square” (76 Varick St. right by Canal) on Friday and Saturday between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. or Sunday between 11 a.m. and […]

Smorgasburg Sundays

Last weekend, we took advantage of the GORGEOUS weather and headed over to Breeze Hill in Prospect Park, where the Sunday Smorgasburg was in full swing! For those of you who don’t know, Smorgasburg is a Brooklyn staple and self-described as “the largest weekly open-air food market in America, attracting 20,000-30,000 people to Brooklyn each weekend […]

At The Prospect Park Smorgasburg With Brooklyn Roasting Company + More…

Have you heard? NYC’s beloved Smorgasburg can now be found at Prospect Park instead of Brooklyn Bridge Park on Sundays. Since some of our wonderful customers are there–and because we are insatiable foodies–we decided to go check it out this past weekend. The new Smorg is located on Breeze Hill, a little to the north of the LeFrak Center at […]

Mid-Morning Munching With Monk’s Meats

The challenge of most vegan eateries is making food that doesn’t contain animal products and tastes delicious enough to attract both vegans and those who prefer a carnivorous diet. Ace customer Monk’s Meats, a “purveyor of plant-based meats and cheeses,” has an even greater challenge: making 100% vegan food that not only is meat/dairy-free but also masquerades as the real […]

A Jolly Jaunt to Smorgasburg’s Winterfe(a)st

As you’ve probably gathered, those of us who work for Ace love to feast…and we’ve discovered that a prime site for hunting down healthy, delicious local food (made by vendors who it’s easy to feel good supporting) are Brooklyn Flea’s multiple Smorgasburgs. We loved our time visiting the Brooklyn Heights location back in September so much that […]

Chickpea & Olive: The Life Of A Pop Up Vendor Is Always In-Tents!

Want to get the scoop on how to run a successful vegan pop up food business?  Danielle and Daniel, the dynamic duo behind Ace customer Chickpea and Olive–famous throughout the ‘Burg and beyond for their Phatty Sliders, Melts & BLTs–first got the idea of opening a vegan pop up after touring Smorgasburg in April 2012 with their trusty wonderdog, […]

Fast Food: Redefined

The second definition for “fast food,” supplied by the ever-enlightening Urban Dictionary reads: “Food that comes with twice the grease at half the cost, usually stored with excessive  packaging and paper napkins.”  This is the general conception of the fast food phenomenon for which most people look to large chains like McDonalds, Burger King and […]