Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Disabled Foodie’s August 2015 EventDisabled Foodie Logo in front of a nightime scene filled with Asian style tents representing the Queens Night Market

This event features a visit to the Queens Night Market. The market is New York’s first Asian-style night market featuring 100 vendors selling food, art, and merchandise. Attending the event is free. All purchases at the market will be at your own expense.

Since this is The Disabled Foodie’s first anniversary celebration, stay tuned for possible exciting additions to this event.

When: Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street,  Corona, NY 11368

RSVP to thedisabledfoodie@gmail.com with “QNM RSVP” in the Subject Line by Wednesday, August 12, 2015Please note in your email if there are any accommodations you require, and include a phone number should the event be canceled. Should there be inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled. Make sure to RSVP so we do not start without you.

 

PAST EVENTS

The Disabled Foodie’s July 2015 EventThe Disabled Foodie logo of man in a wheelchair eating a sandwich in front of colorful building in Old San Juan

This event features a tour and tasting at the Port Morris Distillery (PMD) in the Bronx. PMD makes pitorro. Pitorro is the Puerto Rican version of moonshine. The tour and tasting are free. Afterwards, cocktails and bottles of pitorro will be available for purchase.

When: Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Where: Port Morris Distillery, 780 East 133rd St.,  Bronx, NY 10454

RSVP to thedisabledfoodie@gmail.com with “PMD RSVP” in the Subject Line by Thursday, July 16, 2015Please note in your email if there are any accommodations you require, and include a phone number should the event be canceled. Make sure to RSVP so we do not start without you.

The Disabled Foodie’s May and June 2015 Events

The Disabled Foodie logo (man in a wheelchair eating a sandwich) with information as per text about events in May and June 2015

The Disabled Foodie Events May and June 2015

June 2015 – Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

This barbecue event features pitmasters from across the country. Sample barbecue while enjoying beautiful Madison Square Park. Attending the event is free. You pay for any food and/or drinks you choose to purchase.

When: Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (The Disabled Foodie event may be canceled in the event of inclement weather.)

Where: Madison Square Park, Manhattan – We will meet at the Northeast corner of Broadway and East 23rd Street.

RSVP to thedisabledfoodie@gmail.com with “BBQ RSVP” in the Subject Line by Saturday, June 6, 2015Please note in your email if there are any accommodations you require, and include a phone number should the weather be inclement that day. Make sure to RSVP so we do not start without you.

May 2015 – Smorgasburg Food Flea Market

This food flea market features packaged and prepared foods, beverages, and more from vendors from New York City and across the region, for a total of 75-100 vendors in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge. Join us for a vast selection of great food and awesome people.

When: Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (The Disabled Foodie event may be canceled in the event of inclement weather.)

Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 5, 304 Furman Street, Brooklyn – We will meet by the Ample Hills Ice Cream shop in the park.

RSVP to thedisabledfoodie@gmail.com with “Smorgasburg RSVP” in the Subject Line by Sunday, May 10, 2015 – Please note in your email if there are any accommodations you require, and include a phone number should the weather be inclement that day and I need to reschedule. Make sure to RSVP so we do not start without you.

 

The Disabled Foodie & Blind Ambition Coalition Food Tour and Talk at Gansevoort Market

Illustration of The Disabled Foodie Logo in front of Illustration of Gansevoort MarketJoin me for The Disabled Foodie’s first event!

The Disabled Foodie is teaming up with Blind Ambition Coalition for a food tour and talk at Gansevoort Market. The Gansevoort Market is a foodie’s paradise with many food stands offering various cuisines. It scored very highly for accessibility when I reviewed it in December 2014. You will be free to explore the market and all of its wonderful food. You pay all food costs. I will speak to the group about The Disabled Foodie blog and my goals for accessibility in the New York City food scene.

RSVP to thedisabledfoodie@gmail.com by Saturday, April 4, 2015 – Please note in your email if there are any accommodations you require.

When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 starting at 10:30 AM

Where: Gansevoort Market, 52 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014 between Greenwich and Washington Streets – We will meet at the tables in the back. A volunteer from Blind Ambition Coalition will be there to direct you to the tables.

RSVP to thedisabledfoodie@gmail.com by Friday, April 17, 2015 – Please note in your email if there are any accommodations you require.

 


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