Taste of Times Square Sizzles in MidtownApril 21, 2016 - by City Guide News Desk
Hit up the heart of Times Square on Monday, June 6 for the 23rd Annual Taste of Times Square presented by the Times Square Alliance, and sample bites of the best dishes from Heartland Brewery, Guy's American, Planet Hollywood, Hard Rock Cafe, Pig n Whistle, Buca Di Beppo, and tons more.
Amy Hart for Times Square Alliance
From 5-9pm attendees can purchase "tastes" from some of the best restaurants in Times Square. Tickets will be $1 each and will be redeemable for drinks and dishes that range between 2 and 6 tickets each.
Some fifty Times Square restaurants will be represented, including Applebee’s, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, Barbetta, Bareburger, Becco, Blue Fin, Bourbon Street, Brasserie 1605 at Crowne Plaza Times Square, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Buca Di Beppo, Carmine’s, Crossroads American Kitchen & Bar, Da Rosina, Dos Caminos, E&E Grill House, Havana Central, Hourglass Tavern, Gabriela’s Taqueria at City Kitchen, Gingers DoubleTree Guest Suites, Guy’s American, Hard Rock Cafe, House of Brews, ilili Box, Joe Allen, John’s of Times Square, Junior’s, La Pulperia, Le Rivage, Lillie’s Victorian Establishment, Meson Sevilla, Orso, The Palm, Paramount Bar and Grill, Patzeria Perfect Pizza, Paul’s on Times Square, Planet Hollywood, Playwright Celtic Pub & Restaurant, The Rum House, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Sangria 46, Schnippers, Toloache, The View, and Virgil’s Barbecue.
This year's newcomers include: Ding BBQ and Hot Pot, Frankie and Johnnie’s Steakhouse, Goggan, Hunt and Fish Club, IZI, Pig N’ Whistle, and Sake Bar Hagi 46.
For the second year in a row, Taste of Times Square will showcase a Beer Garden on Restaurant Row (46th Street between Eighth and Ninth Aves.) featuring Times Square’s own Heartland Brewery.
Although food is the main draw, there will be plenty of live music as well. Highlighted street musicians provided by the Hard Rock Cafe Times Square include: The Ebony Hillbillies, Baby Soda Jazz Band (above), Drum Café, Paul Mueller with a hammered dulcimer, Sean Grissom on the Cello, StreetMule, and Mariachi Citlalli. Blues guitarist Irving Louis Lattin will play courtesy of B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. Another entertainment option is the Swing Tent, featuring The George Gee Swing Orchestra, made possible by Swing 46.
Updated information is be available at www.TimesSquareNYC.org/Taste. Tickets are available both in advance and on the day of the event.
Taste of Times Square runs from 5pm to 9pm, from 46th Street between Broadway and Tenth Avenue, including Restaurant Row.