Monday, July 11, 2011

Best Eats from CookoutNYC BBQ


Who doesn't love a beautiful summer afternoon choc-full of endless BBQ samplers from NYC's top restaurants, live music and Sixpoint Ale bottomless beer? That was my Sunday on gorgeous Governor's Island at the annual CookoutNYC. With a hot dog cook-off and a shaved ice competition, here is a little recap of some of the highlights. Let your eyes feast on these tasty offerings fresh off the grill.


Pork Belly from KUMA INN

Smoked Kielbasa from EAST VILLAGE MEAT MARKET

Chicken from JIMMY'S NO.43

Dogs dressed with Spicy Kimchi & Chili from MAMA O'S PREMIUM KIMCHI

Mustard made with IPA Beer atop Kielbasa from MY FRIEND'S MUSTARD

Mustard for Sale!

Burger from HIGHPOINT FARMS in Trumansburg, NY

Pork 2 Ways: Sliced Loin & Pulled from WATERFRONT ALE HOUSE

Cook-off winning Hot Dog with Spicy Kimchi from ASIADOG

Silky Shaved Ice from contest winner WOLLY'S ICE HOUSE

Shaved Ice with Fruity Pebbles, Kidney Beans, & Pop Rocks from THE SHAVED ICE SHOP