Livin' La Vida Local with Yelp Queens Elites!
Though Valentine's Day has come and gone, Yelp Queens Elites continue to spread the local love in the month of February by heading out in droves to Food Cellar in Long Island City for a feast of epic porportions.
This adventure in epicurean delights featured over 20 food and beverage tasting tables located throughout the store, including Boar's Head and their new line of all-natural cold cuts, Milano Charcuterie, Hale and Hearty, Kombucha Brooklyn, Blue Point, Ommegang, The Chocolate Swirl, Finchi, Vasso, The Chocolate Swirl, Adirondack Creamery, Maple Hill Creamery, Taste of Nirvana Coconut, Fresh Ginger Ale, NY Ravioli, Ronnybrook Farms, Grown-up Soda, Van Leauwen Ice Cream, Sara Snacker, Eldorado Coffee, Siigi's Yogurt and Laura & Co. Snacks! And the best part? Each of these brands can be found on a daily basis at Food Cellar!
Keeping the palletes pleased, Food Cellar's very own Executive Chef, John Duran, offered up tastes from their sushi bar, along with slices of their house-made brick-oven pizza, generous plates of mac and cheese and pork sliders, while butcher Vincent Ciccolella presented tastings of their fabulous dry-aged beef. For the sweet toothy folks, Food Cellar also served up a serious selection of house-made pastries, including croissants, fruit tarts, cannolis and more!
Happy bellies and food comas galore! But don't take our word for it. Check out what party-goers are saying here and be sure to check the Talk Thread for local gossip, fan favorties and delicious dishes. Find more fantasticly drool-worthy photos here, courtesy of Greg Minasian and our friends at SPREADhouse.
A big thank you to the staff at Food Cellar for hosting this incredible evening of local food and good company! Be sure to up with latest and greatest at Food Cellar by visitng their website!
Till next time, Queens!
Yelp Queens Community Manager