Hudson Yards is on the West Side of Manhattan and is a popular spot for commerce and cuisine. Smorgasburg Hudson Yards is a outdoor food market where all the foodie flock. Since NYC is the ultimate melting pot, sample a variety of the best street food the city has to offer.
Niko’s Taverna from White Plains, NY launched its newest baby, The Phat Greek at the Smorgasburg. They’re serving up pork and chicken pitas topped with onions, tomatoes, and tzatziki sauce with a side of fries, lamb chops, and the “impossible” pita made with “impossible meat” topped with onions, tomatoes, pickles, and mustard with a side of fries. Vegetarian options include Greek salad, Pheta fries, and crispy sprouts with honey, sriracha, and feta. The Phat Greek is at Smorgasburg every Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday, if you’re craving Mediterranean food.
Summer is grilling season, if you’re craving a juicy burger head to Burger Supreme at Smorgasburg Hudson Yards. The Burger Supreme makes griddle steamed burger with melted white American cheese and a mustard special sauce on a Martin’s Potato Roll. If you have a large appetite order the Double Burger Supreme, a truly instagrammable burger. Even though most New Yorkers don’t put mustard on their burgers, it’s popular in other regions throughout the US. Give the mustard special sauce a try, it’s add a nice balance to the burger and a tangy, smokey flavor.
Chef Tristan Chin-Fatt and Deon Whiskey, from Queens, NY, combined their unique cultural heritages to create Destination Dumpling. The most popular dumplings are Korean Beef (with chili, miso, and sesame) and Peking Duck (with hoisin sauce, cucumber, and scallion oil.) Also be sure to try the Jerk Chicken dumplings with pineapple salsa and vegan dumplings made with edamame and a citrus soy sauce.
Oconomi is a savory Japanese style pancake that is a popular in Japan. The traditional Japanese Vegetable Pancake is made with cabbage, scallions, kale, corn and pickled ginger flour, and an egg. However, Oconomi’s best seller is Modern Yaki, made with Oconomiyaki with a yakisoba noddle and a fried egg.
Chef Nick Di Bona, won for his ice cream on The Food Network TV show “Chopped.” His ice cream company Bona Bona, uses the best possible ingredients to make ice cream in small batches, from scratch. Bona Bona is a hybrid of Italian gelato and American style ice cream, making it a cool combination. Flavor options include chocolate b-dough (a combination of cookie and brownie dough), backyard mint chip, frosted animal crackers, real strawberry, cannoli, and spiced creamsicle. Vegans can even enjoy dairy-free flavors including cookies and cream. The ice cream is topped with torched homemade Italian meringue, the ultimate finish for this frozen dessert.