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Great GoogaMooga Festival To Showcase NYC’s Best Local Food & Artisinal Desserts

(credit: Siobhan Wallace)

(credit: Siobhan Wallace)

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By Siobhan Wallace

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Much of the focus surrounding the first Great GoogaMooga Festival, happening May 19th and 20th in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, has been on the sheer amount of food that will be available. Here are some of the highlights of the event vendors.

Some of the city’s hottest chefs will be serving up dishes.

Brooklyn favorites like Carroll Gardens’ Frankies 457 Spuntino, Bed-Stuy’s Do or Dine, and Williamsburg’s DuMont Burger will be alongside some of Manhattan’s best restaurants: Craft, The Spotted Pig, DBGB Kitchen and Bar, Brindle Room, and Num Pang Sandwich Shop.

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(credit: Siobhan Wallace/BlondieandBrownie.com)

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And it’s not going to be just savory. Yes, it will be sweet, with several vendors present and ready to serve up cool delicious desserts. Be sure to stop by Big Gay Ice Cream, Wooly’s Ice, People’s Pops, and Baked.

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Over at the UrBarn Experience, you’ll be able to see demos from some New York’s most famous ‘farm-to-fork’ chefs including Dan Kluger of ABC Kitchen and Adam Kaye of Blue Hill at Stone Barns.

The Experience, part of a partnership with Just Food, will be have ongoing activities focusing on eating locally and sustainably.

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The Marketplace will be showcasing local artisanal food. Vendors in that tent will include Saxelby Cheesemongers, Liddabit Sweets, Millefeuille Bakery, Mother-in-Law’s Kimchi, and the world famous New York institution Russ & Daughters.

Though the free tickets are all sold out, there is still the Extra Mooga tickets which allow you to have a specially chosen menu. The food available to these VIPs will be all-inclusive and the menu will include exclusive cocktail offerings just for them.

Siobhan Wallace is the co-founder of Blondie & Brownie.