Open Thread: A Taste Of Sheepshead Bay 2012


Hailed as “the biggest tasting this side of the East River,” A Taste of Sheepshead Bay is Southern Brooklyn’s premier food event.

Organized by Sheepshead Bites ( and sponsored by Il Fornetto Restaurant (, A Taste of Sheepshead Bay features 20 restaurants teaming up to serve samples of their best dishes to hundreds of locals.

Some of last year’s scrumptious offerings included lamb shank over truffled mashed potatoes, handmade lamb samsa, Peruvian ceviche, stuffed mussels, Peking duck, an assortment of gourmet chocolates and sweets, clams corona, frozen yogurt, specialty burgers, wings and so much more.

In all, there were approximately 60 dishes to be tried from restaurants including Randazzo’s Clam Bar, Il Fornetto, Coney Island Taste, JoMart Chocolates, Chop Stix, Arbuz, Tete a Tete and many more.

The event takes place at 7 p.m. at Baron De Kalb Knights of Columbus at 3000 Emmons Avenue (corner of Nostrand Avenue).

A fully stocked cash bar will be open. Live music will be playing.

Limited valet parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets purchased online are $25. Admission at the door is $35.


Participating Restaurants include:
Il Fornetto
Wheelers Bar & Restaurant
Nargis Cafe
Tete a Tete
Sushi Mikasa
Masal Cafe
& many more!


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