I knew of its existence but it never rose to the top of my consciousness until this last Saturday when Cup of Jo reminded me of it.
Smorgasburg takes place in the old roof-less tobacco factory along the East River in DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), which boasts one of the coolest views of any market, to my mind:
Brooklyn Bridge seen through the factory
Manhattan Bridge in the distance
So our Sunday was spent in the best way possible: eating and drinking. It started with grilled cheese sandwiches from Milk Truck, a lobster roll from Red Hook Lobster Pound (which pairs insanely well with Maine Root Soda), and an arepa con queso:
Then we moved on to Smoked Brisket sandwiches (I can't find the vendor name...crap):
Then it was mini homemade Pop Tarts (with plum jam in the middle!) from Anarchy in a Jar and gourmet S'mores from S'More Bakery:
We refreshed ourselves with Grady's Cold Brew coffee (I bought this bottle so I could continue to enjoy it all week) and cherry shaved ice from People's Pops:
Stuffed and drowsy - because, yes, we did eat all this between just the three of us - we went home to Manhattan via one of NYC's transportation gems - the East River Ferry:
An outstanding day: one of our best in the seven years we've lived in New York.
Eat, drink, and wear loose pants.