The Grub Street Food Fest Returns October 1

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We’re back.

For the seventh year running, Grub Street will take over the Hester Street Fair for our annual eating-and-drinking extravaganza. As of now, there are more than 50 vendors signed up — with more being added each day — and it truly is a celebration of the variety that makes the city’s eating scene so incredible. OddFellows, Babu Ji, Harry & Ida’s, Red Hook Lobster Pound, and Melt Bakery are all in; you can see the full list of participants below.

As it is every year, admission to the Grub Street Food Festival, presented by Citi, is free — you just pay for what you eat. It will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 1, and is located outdoors at the corner of Essex and Hester Streets in the Lower East Side. Heineken Light will offer a beer garden (showing football games, if that’s your thing). Live music: Check. Tons of food: Check. Just a generally great time had by all: You know it. Mark your calendar and check the current roster to start figuring out your strategy when the big day comes.

A Cake Baked in Brooklyn
Arepalicious
Artisanal Bistro
Babu Ji
Bao Baos
Beatnik Parlour
Bibingka-esk
Bija Bhar
Brooklyn Baked & Fried
Bruce Cost Ginger Ale
Café Grumpy
Café Patoro
Catmint Wheel Cake
Daly Pie
Dolce Brooklyn
Don Don NY
Eat Chic Chocolate
Gordo’s Cantina
Grilled Cheese Alley
Harry and Ida’s Meat and Supply
Hey Food
Icing on Top
House of Mac
Inti Sumaq
Japan Chazuke Stand
Khing Jai
Legally Addictive Foods
Local Leaf
Manousheh
Matzahbrei
Mayhem & Stout
Melt Bakery
Mikey Likes It Ice Cream
Noona’s Ice Cream
Oaxaca Taquería
Obelo
OddFellows Ice Cream
Osaka Grub
Petee’s Pie Company
Red Hook Lobster Pound
Renegade Lemonade
Sam’s Spring Roll
Seoul Pancake
Sweet & Salzig
Sweetface Snoballs
Taste Buds International
The Awkward Scone
The Malaysian Project
Tipsy Scoop
Tuson Sate
Urban Smoke
Uma Temakeria
Weezy’s Cultured Cow Creamery
Yumpling

The Grub Street Food Fest Returns October 1