The 3rd Annual Tang’s Natural NYC Dumpling Festival will take place on Saturday, September 17th. Attendees will be able to taste and experience dumplings from around the world such as Mediterranean-inspired ravioli, Korean mandoo, Ukrainian-style pierogies and more. Participating restaurants include Bistro de la Gare, Chinese Mirch, Deluge at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, Elsewhere, Ivy Bakery, Miss Korea BBQ, O Lavrador and Veselka. There’s also going to be a Dumpling Eating Contest, where competitive eater “Gentleman” Joe Menchetti is expected to return to defend his title. His current record is 66 dumplings in two minutes! So, mark your calendar and let’s go eat some dumplings!
When: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 from 12pm to 5pm
Where: Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Manhattan
How: Admission is free. Tasting tickets are $20 each and allows for up to four tastings at the festival.
All proceeds from the event will benefit the Food Bank For New York City.