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Gorging at “Mad Sq Eats – Fall 2013”

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Earlier in the year, we hit the Spring edition of Mad Sq Eats 2013 with some serious coverage/ overeating. It took us a few months to get ready for the Fall edition, which opened on September 25 and is currently going on outdoors at Madison Square Park.

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Many of our old favorites had returned, including Roberta’s Pizza, Asia Dog, Arancini Bros., Artisan Cannoli, La Sonrisa Empanadas, Momofuku Milk Bar, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many others. If you want to see what we thought of their food, check out the links scattered earlier in the post. In the meantime, we decided to try some of the new items for this fest, and found a few worth nomming on, and a few worth skipping!
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Tour of “Mad. Sq. Eats” Spring 2013 – Part 2

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As promised in part one of my tour of “Mad. Sq. Eats”, I made my return to Madison Square Park for a second round, hoping to scoop up whatever eateries I missed the first time and to return to a few new favorites. Happening twice a year across from the Flatiron building, this food fair brings together vendors from all across the five boroughs, and gives foodies and passerby’s a chance to taste some places they otherwise would not have the opportunity to. Being the opportunist that I am, my goal was to eat my way around the entire event, and if there is one thing that I don’t do, it’s give up without a fight.

Readers may recall that in my first guide, there were not as many photos as I wanted since I was busy filming this video at the event. On this visit, it was a different story, so prepare for a ton of photos from nine more spots at the event to get you salivating and wishing you were there!
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Video tour of “Mad. Sq. Eats” – Spring 2013

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Welcome to our first original video on Blowtorch Pudding! Bobby Fillet broke out the good camera to go check out “Mad. Sq. Eats” in General Worth Square in between 5th and Madison Avenue on 23rd street.

From May 3 through to May 31, “Mad. Sq. Eats” is a daily food festival open from 11 AM until 9 PM. Featuring food vendors and restaurants from the five boroughs, this years “Mad. Sq. Eats” featured places like Momofuku Milk Bar, Roberta’s Pizza, Calexico, ilili, Hong Kong Street Cart, Bar Suzette, AsiaDog, and many more. This video is a taste of what the event is like!

Stay tuned for more detailed reports and reviews from “Mad. Sq. Eats” and make sure you check it out yourself while it is still open! Special thanks to the folks that let us interview them, including Charlito’s Cocina, Macaron Parlour, Mayhem and Stout, Red Hook Lobster Pound and Mehtaphor.

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