Free Food (and Art) Alert
I was walking byOpen Source Gallery
the other evening when I noticed that the window was all fogged up with steam from a large soup pot inside. The gallery is running a "Soup Kitchen" this month, offering free homemade soup around 7pm every night until December 24th. It's usually crowded, and people bring their own beer and wine. One night, the soup was borscht, and it smelled delicious.
Whoever is doing the cooking on a given night can set up a solo show in the gallery's space. One night, small oil paintings hung on the wall, and last night, there was a movie being projected onto the wall.
Open Source Gallery
255 17th Street, Brooklyn
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to New York dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.
More Food & Drink News
- Fawkner, an Americana-Inspired Gentlemen's Drinking Den in Cobble Hill
- Must-Have: The Creamy, Custardy, Salted Caramel Pumpkin Bar at Empire Cake
- Vegetarian Cider House Wassail Fizzes in the Glass and Dazzles on the Plate
- NYC's New World of Breakfast Sandwiches Will Vastly Improve Your Days (and Nights)