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Edible Manhattan’s 4th Annual Good Beer Bash

Edible Manhattan’s 4th Annual Good Beer Bash

In a perfect world, every month would be Good Beer Month. But ever since the powers that be (Bloomberg) announced back in 2009 that July would take on that moniker, it’s become a way to highlight not just local beer, but local food too. Yesterday, over thirty breweries and restaurants gathered at sprawling, brick-walled event space 82 Mercer to celebrate with Edible Manhattan. The event looked about twice as big as the last time I attended when it was held at BAM, and the overall quality of the food and beer blew me away.

FAVORITE GRUB: Feta Olive Pretzels with Honey Mustard with Sigmund’s Pretzels

FAVORITE BEER: Sixpoint Sehr Crisp

FAVORITE PAIRING:  Empire’s White Aphro Beer made with Ginger, Lavender and Lemon Peel paired with Lamb Sliders, Feta Cheese and Cucumber Salad from Rose Water Restaurant

FAVORITE ICY COLD TREAT: Chocolate Pudding Pop with Sea Salt from The Vanderbilt

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About francoiseeats

I'm currently working as a freelance travel and food writer, and photographer. I spent two years at StarChefs.com, the culinary on-line magazine for the industry insider. My articles have been published in New York, NY and Richmond, VA. After graduating from Columbia University and recovering from the tragedy of not being able to read Camus books for a living, I attended The Culinary Institute of America, where my scone consumption rose drastically. Fluent in French and Italian, I've worked in some of New York's top restaurants and covered food-related stories in a number of publications, from The Richmond Times-Dispatch to Time Out New York.

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