Our Favorite Dishes from The Great GoogaMooga Music & Food Festival
The Great GoogaMooga is a celebration of great music with bands like The Flaming Lips and Matt & Kim and a celebration of great food with top chefs from around the country offering their signature dishes. It is definitely a dream for many foodies and it is a great opportunity to try new and exciting foods. Here are some of our favorite dishes from the Great GoogaMooga Music and Food Festival and where you can find them post festival.
Pork Slope’s Porky Melt
Pork Slope’s (247 5th Ave, Brooklyn) Porky Melt is the ultimate comfort food. The sausage patty is packed with flavor and it is perfectly paired with marble rye and mustard.
Pig and Khao’s Grilled Spare Ribs
Pig and Khao (68 Clinton St) had an Asian take on Grilled Spare Ribs. They were incredibly tasty and tender.
Kasadela’s Tebasaki Japanese Style Chicken Wings
The aroma from Kasadela’s (647 E 11th St) stand was just hypnotic. We had to try their Tebasaki Japanese Style Chicken Wings. It was salty, sweet and insanely delicious.
Back Forty’s Harissa Smoked Lamb and Grain Salad
There was a lot of BBQ at the Great GoogaMooga but the one that really piqued our interest was Back Forty’s (190 Ave B) Harissa Smoked Lamb. The bottom line is if you ever get the chance to try it yourself, we can’t recommend it enough.
Crawfish Monica’s Crawfish Monica
As we were going around the festival, we saw a bunch of people with an intriguing pasta dish. We managed to track it down to Crawfish Monica’s (New Orleans) stand. We are huge fans of crawfish and Crawfish Monica was a real gem straight from New Orleans.
Beecher’s Mac and Cheese
The Mac and Cheese from Beecher’s Handmade Cheese (900 Broadway) is perhaps the best Mac and Cheese we have ever had. There is more depth than you would expect from a Mac and Cheese and it was very comforting.
Toro’s Snail and Rabbit Paella
Toro’s (Boston) Snail and Rabbit Paella is a new, refreshing take on the classic paella. We wouldn’t mind getting more if there weren’t so many different dishes to try. Lucky for us a Toro restaurant is opening in New York City in the near future.
Momofuku Milk Bar’s Cereal Milk Ice
For dessert, we had to go with Momofuku Milk Bar’s (251 E 13th St & Other Locations) signature Cereal Milk Ice. If you have never tried their Cereal Milk ice or ice cream, you are doing yourself a serious injustice.
Brooklyn Soda Works’ Apple and Ginger Soda
Sometimes Coke or Sprite is just boring. Brooklyn Soda Works’ Apple and Ginger Soda is a breath of fresh air when it comes to fizzy drinks. It is refreshing and it pairs well with a number of dishes.
Do or Dine’s Foie Gras Doughnuts
Last but certainly not least is Do or Dine’s (1108 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn) Foie Gras Doughnuts. It was not our cup of tea but it certainly is interesting and there is it quite the buzz about it.