Monday, October 07, 2013

Smith Street Getting Ready For 4th Annual Soup Festival

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Smith Street Soup Festival, October 2010
Smith Street Soup Festival, October 2010
Now in its 4th year, the Smith Street "Festivale Des Soupes" has become a favorite neighborhood event. Organized by South Brooklyn Local Development Corporations (SBLDC), the Food Festival will allow people to sample and judge about 25 soups made by some of Smith Street's best eateries as they stroll along the sidewalks of Smith Street from Atlantic Avenue to Second Street.

Not only is it drawing bigger crowds every year, but the list of participating eateries is getting longer.
So come early. Below is all the pertaining information:

Smith Street's 4th Annual "Festivale Des Soupes
Saturday, October 19th, 2013
from 1 pm to 4 pm
Raindate Sunday, October 20th (same time)
$5.00 for a 5 Tasting sampler.
$10.00 Couples/Gourmets for 12 Tastings,
$20.00 for Families - 25 Tastings

It's a "Soup Crawl". It's Delicious! It's Warming! It's a fun day with friends! It's family friendly!
It's amazingly affordable! It's everyone's favorite street event in Brooklyn.
And it's all for a good cause- South Brooklyn, LDC shares this fund raiser with a culinary arts program we help support at our local public high school. The School For International Studies. Unlike most courses where a text book or two per student is the semester expense, food, the raw ingredients for this course are far more costly and our soup festival helps meet the needs.
For your tasting pleasure: 4 ounce soup samples are from:

Listed in the order of a walk from Atlantic Avenue to 2nd Street,  4 OZ soup samples are from:
Lunetta, Bar Tabac, Coco Roco, Cibao, Ceol, Hop Hap Thai Restaurant, Hunter’s, The H.S. for Int’l Studies, Stinky Brooklyn, Angry Wades, Pazzi Pasta, Jolie Cantina, Peoples Republic of Brooklyn, Shelsky’s Smoked Fish, Bombay Dream, Provence En Boite, Dassara Ramen, Cubana CafĂ©, Savoia, , VIP Thai, Zaytoons, Etons, The Jakewalk, Kittery, Seersucker/Nightingale9, Avlee Greek Cuisine

A panel of Celebrity Judges will rate the soups and award Gold, Silver, and Bronze Ladles in three categories - Veggie, Meat/Chicken, & Fish/Seafood based. Compare your palate against theirs . Help us to give soup the respect it is due on the menus of New York!!

Purchase Tasting tickets from the High School students at tables on the corners of Smith & Bergen, Butler, and President Street starting at 1PM. Each ticket entitles you to a 4 oz tasting at the restaurants of your choice from the list above. F or G Train to Bergen or Carroll Street.



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