Brooklyn Bridge Park Concessions Announced: Calexico, Ditch Plains, and More

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Photo: Michal Van Valkenburgh Associates

Impressive as its proposed lobster cart was, it looks like Red Hook Lobster Pound won’t be one of the lucky few vendors at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1 this summer. It’s been beaten out by Ditch Plains, which tells us it’ll be serving lobster rolls, kid-friendly lunch boxes, and hot dogs including the gnarly Ditch Dog. The city announced today that Ditch Plains will share the park with a Blue Marble Ice Cream stand, a Calexico Carne Asada truck, and a wine bar from Pier 66 Maritime, operators of the Frying Pan. Others who were said to have been interested were Rice, the Good Fork, and Danny Meyer.