Foodies flock to annual Taste of Fifth

Brooklyn foodies came out to play on April 10 at the Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (BID)’s 2019 Taste of Fifth.

The event, held annually at the Grand Prospect Hall (263 Prospect Ave.), showcased more than 50 of the neighborhood’s best bars and restaurants, all of them on deck to serve up their favorite fares to hungry ticket-holders.

Tickets cost $60, with $20 from each going to a local charity of the purchaser’s choice.

Participating eateries this year included, among others, Albero dei Gelati, Artichoke Pizza, Benchmark, Besito Restaurant & Bar, Blue Sky Bakery, Bogota Latin Bistro, Bowl & Blade, Bricolage, Buttermilk Bakeshop, Calexico, Chela, Chu Tea, Coco Roco, Culture, Down to Earth Markets, The Dram Shop, Empanada Loca, Everyman Espresso, FD Wines, Gristmill, Kos Kaffe, La Villa Pizzeria, Le French Tart, Le Succulent, Le Mistral, Lizzie Kings, Loki, Maya Taqueria, Miti Miti, Negril BK, Nunu Chocolates, O Live Brooklyn, Paddy’s of Park Slope, Palo Santo, Pizza Secret, Prospect Bar & Grill, Rose Water, Sidecar, Shaking Crab, Simple Loaf Bakery, Sky Ice, South, Subs n Stuff, Tambour, The Chocolate Room, The Gate, The Monro, Terre BK, Vario 408, V Spot, Wild and Zula Wines.

This year’s foodfest also included a plethora of live music and entertaining, including a thrilling — and interactive — performance by FogoAzul, the city’s first all-female drumline.

Guests also had more alcohol to choose from than ever before with a handful of local distillers and breweries on tap.

“It’s my favorite event of the year,” rejoiced one reveler.

ebrooklyn media/Photos by Michael O’Neil

Say yum! Samples of specialties from more than 50 eateries in Park Slope were offered up at this year’s Taste of Fifth.

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