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The 8th Annual Latke Festival

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According to the organizers:

The 8th Annual Latke Festival is an annual tasting event dedicated to celebrating the best latkes and creative interpretations of a potato pancake in New York City. Now in its eighth year, we’re bringing the beloved Latke Festival to the Brooklyn Museum! Join us and our panel of celebrity judges on December 19th to ring in the holidays, enjoy amazing food and drink and vote for the Best Latke in all of NYC!

Tickets include access to the event along with unlimited latke, food and bevergage tastings. Net proceeds will go to The Sylvia Center, a nonprofit dedicated to addressing childhood food-related diseases and food insecurity in NYC through culinary education and hands-on programs at Katchkie Farm.

Participating restaurants and dishes from last year included:

718 by Saul: Cassava Latke with Chana Masala, Coconut Yogurt and Cilantro
BAMcafe: Applewood-Smokes Duck Confit with Lingonberry Chutney over Potato Latke
Baz Bagel + Restaurant: Latkes Dill-Luxe: Latkes with Sourcream and House-Cured Gravalax
Ben’s Deli: Assortment of Latkes: Potato, Zucchini, Spinach and Sweet Potato
Benchmark: Caraway-Scented Latke with Pastrami-Style Short Rib, Truffled Sauerkraut and Mustard Creme
Bustan: Sweet Potato and Zucchini Latke with Smoked SalmonPastrami, Dill Creme Fraiche and Salmon Roe
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola: Sweet Potato and Rutabaga Latke with Braised Short Rib and Persimmon Gastrique
Garden Court Cafe: Scallion and Potato Latke with Duck Confit, Pickled Daikon and Black Vinegar-Brown Sugar Sauce
Ichabod’s: Waffles Sweet Potato Latke with Apple Bacon Chutney and Dill Creme Fraiche
Jacob’s Pickles: Southern Sweet Potato Latke with Cajun and Scallion Creme Fraiche
Jimmy’s No 43: Spanish Style Potato Latke
L&W Oyster Co: “The P.S.L (Pumpkin Spice Latke)”: Spaghetti Squash Latke with Coffee-Cured Salmon, Creme Fraiche Foam, Red Onion Powder
Mae Mae Cafe: Potato Latke with Red Lentils, Grilled Hudson Valley Carrots and Baby Turnips, Cardamom Curry-Scented Yogurt
Shelsky’s of Brooklyn: “Hot Pastrami Latke”: Schmaltz Fried, Caraway Studded Potato Latke with Riesling Braised Sauerkraut and Deli Mustard
Taboon: Spaghetti Squash Latke with Deviled Egg Yolk, Dill Pollen and Maitche Mushroom
The Vanderbilt: Eggplant Marinara Latke
Toloache: Latke de Pato with Duck Confit Tinga and Chipotle
Veselka: Latke Mushroom Julienne
The Sylvia Center: Sweet Potato Mole Latke with Lime Cream, and Pickled Jalapenos


December 19, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$55 – $120
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Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
New York , NY United States
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