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Oktoberfest

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    September 19, 2014

    This Weekend's Five Best Food Events

    Fall is the most glorious time of the year in New York City, so get out and enjoy the things that are going on around town. Start with one of these events.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Taproom 307 Celebrates Women in Beer

    Beer Week is rolling into New York City and as part of the celebration, Taproom 307 (307 Third Avenue, 212-725-4766) will host a Women in Beer Night on Monday, February 24. The evening will be an opportunity for female beer lovers to network and taste over 40 beers, all brewed or sold by women. Hayl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    What's Happening This Week

    Spending President's Day combing through the internet for something to do to no avail? Sleep in a little longer and enjoy the day off -- we've already found everything you're going to want to do this week, and we've rounded it up right here.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2013

    Cheap Drink Deals at Cubana Social, SingL Lounge, Johnny's Bar, and St. Dymphna's

    If a weekend full of shopping for others has cleaned you out, why not treat yourself to a cheap drink? We have a fresh round-up of spots where you can find one.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Highlights from NYCWFF: Jets Tailgate, Guy Fieri, Oktoberfest, Sunday Slice (Photos)

    A collective "I ate way too much" burst forth from the mouths of attendees of the New York City Wine and Food Festival last night, wrapping up the event for another year. 2013 saw the return of old favorites like La Sagra's Sunday Slice and Blue Moon's Burger Bash as well as brand new tailgate and O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Cheap Drink Deals at Domain NYC, Ardesia, The Winslow, and Miles

    Celebrating the hour when drinks, food, and talk are cheap can help the tip the glass to half full when you're facing the middle of the week. After all, Monday and Tuesday aren't exactly the easiest days to face. But Thursday and Friday precede the weekend! Here's a round-up of cheap drink deals tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    A Storm of New Brews Coming From Sixpoint

    This fall, the ever-creative and ever-prolific guys at Sixpoint continue to churn out new brews via experimental recipes and unique techniques. We caught up with Aaron Ekroth, creative director at Sixpoint Brewery, to learn more about the autumnal lineup in anticipation of this weekend's Brooklyn Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Three Brothers, a Pale Ale, and a Brewery: City Island Beer Company

    The craft brewer's life is a busy one, especially during October when the all-important Oktoberfest beckons from Germany. The tradition has endured for more than two hundred years, drawing in more than six million people annually, and making it the world's largest beer festival. While imitations hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    Drink Cheaply at Kipsey's, Brooklyn Oenology, Loreley, and Dublin 6

    While the weather forecasters throw darts to predict how the rest of the week will turn out, the rest of us would probably like to have a little consistency in our lives. Hence, the midweek happy hour. Here's a look at some places you might like to get stuck inside whenever the next tornado or hail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Oktoberfest Events and Living Colour Party: What To Do This Weekend

    Pumpkin Ale. Pumpkin Spiced Latte. Pumpkin Pie. Whatever your fall vice may be, pumpkins don't have to be all of them. In fact, if you haven't had a chance to strap on some lederhosen, this weekend is a good time to catch some last minute Oktoberfest fever. Here's a look at a few ways to ring in Oct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    It's KelSo in Cans!

    Get ready for some big Brooklyn beer news: KelSo is launching a canned beer line. Known for easy-drinking and innovative brews, the small husband-and-wife operation is taking new form as beers goes beyond the tap and into the can. We caught up with Kelly Taylor, head brewer and co-owner, to learn mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Free Beer Alert: Virgil's Autumn Beer Tasting

    Looking for an excuse to leave the office a little early tonight? Here's a good one if you're willing to brave the Times Square crowds: free beer.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    What to Do This Weekend: Mexican Independence Day, Sake Tasting, Sweet Tea City BBQ

    It's Friday, and the start of the weekend is in sight. So ditch the suit and tie or pencil skirt, and head out to one of these events.

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Paulaner Brauhaus & Restaurant NYC Brings Deutschland to the Bowery

    There is a new microbrewery opening at 265 Bowery, but don't expect to find scrappy, Warby Parker-wearing brewmasters hanging by the tap. This brewery makes real German bier, and it comes by way of an international brand: Paulaner Brauhaus & Restaurant NYC may be the first Paulaner International bra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Where You Can Find Rare Japanese Craft Beer in NYC

    Expressing exactly how much the Japanese love beer is not easy, even if their reputation for drinking the stuff is not as established as the Belgians with their beer monks and centuries of brewing history, the Germans with their claim on the world's oldest brewery and Oktoberfest, or the Americans w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Here Come The Real Housewives Of Dusseldorf

    The Real Housewives chain gets a really hard yank with this hilarious spoof by the kids of Unitard (David Ilku, Mike Albo, Nora Burns), just in time for Octoberfest. Unlike the Bravo women, the Dusseldorf ladies are tough, rough, ice cold, and a little bit hairy. They stand with their hands behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Do a Shot of J├Ągermeister From a 25-Foot "Shot-Ski" to Celebrate Oktoberfest's End

    Oktoberfest is coming to an end and New York is celebrating with a 25-foot long shot-ski at Penn Plaza's OktoberfestNYC event today.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    OktoberfestNYC: 6000 Square Foot Beer Garden 16 Day Festival

    We may be thousands of miles away from Munich, but that won't stop us from celebrating Oktoberfest. The 16-day Oktoberfest festival will be held from September 22 to October 7. Located at 1 Penn Plaza, OktoberfestNYC will feature almost 10,000 square feet of total festival space, including tented be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Red Robin Launches Sam Adams Oktoberfest Beer-Milkshake

    [See More Edible News: Vote in the Voice's Best of NYC Poll! | Get Drunk On Sugar At Schmackary's Cookie Happy Hour] Everything is better with a little booze. Red Robin is prepping for Oktoberfest early with a beer-spiked milkshake. It's a creamy soft serve vanilla ice cream shake with Samuel Adams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    New York Versus Boston, Food Truck Style

    [See More Edible News: Red Robin Launches Sam Adams Oktoberfest Beer-Milkshake | Vote in the Voice's Best of NYC Poll!] Are the food trucks better in Boston or in New York? There's a food truck "throwdown" taking place in Boston's Dewey Square on October 13 that will find out. The day-long contest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Paulaner Brewery Is Opening an Enormous Flagship Brauhaus on the Bowery

    Soon after we posted our list of the city's 5 best beer halls, we got word from Bowery Boogie that Paulaner Brewery, the Bavarian brew giant, is planning to open a massive flagship beer hall on the Bowery.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Our 5 Best German Beer Halls

    Both spring and soccer season are in full swing, which means that it's time to head to the city's German beer halls for some communal revelry, large-screen sports watching, liter steins of beer, and hearty snacks. Below you'll find our favorite German beer halls in the city.

  • Voice Choices

    September 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Where to Drink During Oktoberfest; Red Wine Good for Hearts, But Not for Blood Pressure

    ​Eric Asimov finds himself rather underwhelmed by New Zealand Pinot Noirs. [NY Times] Fast-food chains like Starbucks and Burger King have started serving booze, but others say it's not worth the hassle. [NY Times] A roundup of spots to celebrate Oktoberfest includes Zum Schneider in the Eas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban on the State of Germanic Food in New York City: Interview Part 2

    Photo courtesy Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang BanEduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban, bringing a little piece of Austria to New York​Yesterday we spoke with Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban, the talented chefs behind Seasonal and Edi & the Wolf, about their favorite Oktoberfest beers and eats. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Rebecca Marx​ So it's once again Friday afternoon, and thus time to look back at the week that was: Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban talk about the state of Germanic food in NYC and favorite Oktoberfest beers. My 10 Best Fat Pants Fridays. A few thoughts on Sam Sifton's replacement at Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban on Oktoberfest, Austrian Food, and Tag-Teaming in the Kitchen

    Photo courtesy Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban Time to drink some beer, ja!​We've got beer on the brain, and not just because Brooklyn Pour is coming up. No, we're getting excited for Oktoberfest, which begins this coming Saturday and which will last through early October. In the sausage-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Rebecca Marx​ C'est la fin de la semaine. Et alors, les histoires de la semaine ... A goodly gallery of a garden herbs. Our 10 Best Hotel Restaurants. Sunset Park's Schnitzel Bar is one of the city's most obscure restaurants.

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Loreley's Doug Darwin Talks German Beer, Oktoberfest and Why He No Longer Enjoys Shotgunning Cheap Domestic Suds

    Herr Doug Darwin​OK, so maybe we're feeling a little beery these days, what with Craft Beer Week on its way. That, and a new beer garden opening, like, every other week. We caught up with Doug Darwin, from Loreley, the new-wave German beer hall that started it all. Darwin has been with Loreley ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Fundraisers Galore; Wine Dinners A-Go-Go

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! An Evening in Rioja The Tangled Vine Wine Bar & Kitchen Monday, May 16 at 7: 30 p.m. The wine bar dedicated to organic, biodynamic, and sustainable Old World wines, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2011

    The Pretzel That Ate Manhattan

    ​The Hofbrau Bierhaus pretzel is almost a foot in width. Sure, pretzels come in a variety of sizes and styles - there are hard pretzels in a bag, small enough that you can probably eat the entire bag, and rock-salt-snowed street pretzels big enough that one's almost a satisfying meal, especi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Amanda Cohen Enlightens Us on the Topic of Canadian Thanksgiving

    ​What can one say about Thanksgiving that hasn't been said already? Absolutely nothing. Which is why we find ourselves thinking about our friends to the north, who already celebrated Thanksgiving a month ago. Canadian Thanksgiving, like Canadian Nanaimo bars and Canadian curling, is a subject ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    Friday afternoon is here, and so is our look back on the week that was. We ranked Our 10 Best 100 Dishes to Eat Now. Jin Fong and Very Tong vie for dim sum supremacy. Pumpkin ale taste-off!

  • Theater

    October 20, 2010

    The Ring Cycle (Part 1 + 2) Brings Wagner to Bushwick

    Wagner with wrestlers and ZZ Top, that is

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2010

    Two Low-Key Food Events: Spuyten Duyvil's Oktoberfest & International Pickle Day

    ​Two attendees at Spuyten Duyvil's Oktoberfest might have been posing for an August Sander photo in the 1920s. Note the lederhosen. OKTOBERFEST AT SPUYTEN DUYVIL Too many of today's grandiose food events are a pain in the ass to attend, and expensive, too. I'm thinking of shindigs where the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Co. and Frankies Spuntino Offer Opportunities to Drink Beer This Weekend

    apol3/FlickrDrink it, live it.​Between pickles, New Amsterdam, and the Grub/Hester Street festival, there are already plenty of ways to stuff your face this weekend. And now, in honor of Oktoberfest, here are two more.

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2010

    TRICK OR DRINK?

    In Astoria, you can do both

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Rumble, Oktoberfest, Flashing Lights, And Ratatat Headline Your Weekend In Nightlife

    ​On Friday, there's only three places we'd want to be. In Manhattan, The Fader is throwing an afterparty for those of us who won't be attending the Gorillaz takeover at Madison Square Garden. Spin, the Flatiron ping-pong hall/bar/dancerie, will host tonight's revelry, which is less corny than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Week in Review: Report Gang Activity

    Have seen you seen this man?​In the week we wondered if it was still possible to sell out in 2010 (short answer: no), we also found ourselves introduced to the horrific new term "rape gaze," about which the less that's now said, the better. Cleanse your palate with the six best things you can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Shacktoberfest Begins This Friday

    Not an actual Shake Shack employee.​Beginning this Friday, Oct. 1 and running through Sunday, Oct. 10, Shake Shack will observe Oktoberfest with Shacktoberfest, an extravaganza of sausage, beer, and bad puns. The menu follows after the jump, just as even longer lines will undoubtedly follow on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Brats, Goodbye to Aces & Eights

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Aces & Eights, which was closed by the DOH a week ago, will reopen with a different name and image. The bar is running a competition for new name suggestions. [EV Grieve] Rapha Cycle Club's po ... More >>

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    September 27, 2005

    At Last, the Big Question This Weekend:

    Would you wear lederhosen? Would you wear lederhosen for $3 beer?

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    September 27, 2005

    October Feast

    The Best of the Wurst

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    October 5, 2004

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    August 12, 2003
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    July 22, 2003

    All That You Can Be

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