The First Ever Meals & Spiels

The City Reliquary Presents:
The First Ever Meals and Spiels:
An Evening of Dinner & Lectures about NYC Food!
April 27th, 2010 from 7-10pm at The Brooklyn Kitchen

WILLIAMSBURGH, BROOKLYN. The City Reliquary Museum and Civic Organization, in partnership with a host of Brooklyn’s finest purveyors of food, is putting on an event that is NOT to be missed. The First Ever Meals and Spiels, An Evening of Dinner & Lectures about NYC’s Food! Meals and Spiels is a dinner that will focus on the incredible food shops, breweries, bakeries, and kitchens of North Brooklyn. What’s more, each dish and beverage will pair with a lecture about the food on your fork and beverage in your glass!

All proceeds will go towards the City Reliquary’s operational funds, to keep us open to the community at large. Guests will take home a goody bag stuffed with City Reliquary souvenirs, a Not for Tourists guidebook and more!

The meal will take place at The Brooklyn Kitchen, 100 Frost Street in Brooklyn. The menu will consist of:


Brooklyn Brewery’s Special Selection of Paired Beers while Matt Levy of the Levys’ Unique New York! explains the importance of Bushwick’s Breweries in the 19th century

Tap Water featuring Manhattan Borough Historian Michael Miscione explaining the story of the NYC aqueduct system and NY’s continual thirst for fresh drinking water


Hot Dogs from The Meat Hook while Jeff Tancil talks about the history of the Hot Dog

Dumplings from M Shanghai while Harley Spiller converses about Chinese food and its history in NYC


Cuts of 5-7 lb. Man-Steak from The Meat Hook with Paul Lukas of Beer Frame discussing the History of the All-You-Can-Eat Beefsteak in NYC lore.

Shucked Oysters

Fish from the Roebling Tea Room while Tara DePorte of the Lower East Side Ecology Center talks about Health and Fishing in the Estuary that is the East River

All Sides will be created by Saltie


Sugar Sweet Treat from Saltie’s baking genius while we learn about the sugar industries stay in Brooklyn

Coffee courtesy of Oslo with a presentation by Liz Clayton. Liz offers us a conversation about the roasted bitter bean’s history in NYC

All funds raised at the benefit will go to the City Reliquary’s operating costs.

April 27th from 7-10pm at The Brooklyn Kitchen – 100 Frost Street Brooklyn NY.

Tickets are $150, and will be available in advance at

Only 85 tickets are available – this incredibly exclusive event is sure to sell out. Come taste your history and learn about your dinner at this sure-to-be-popular event.

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