Governors Island Will Become Pig Island on October 2

Jimmy Carbone, proprietor of Jimmy's No. 43 and Craft Beer proselytizer, is going to be busy next week. In addition to hosting a number of Craft Beer Week events, he's gearing up for Pig Island, the pork and beer blow-out he's presiding over on Governors Island on Saturday, October 2. The event will feature 60 pigs from local farms and 20 chefs and farmers, as well as free-flowing libations from New York State wineries and Sixpoint Craft Ales. There are still tickets available through the Pig Island website; you can whet your appetite by taking a look at the menu after the jump.

Double Crown's Chris Rendell: Bak Kut Teh Butter's Michael Jenkins: "Eat a Pig Sandwich" Ducks' Will Horowitz: Charred Pork Sausage with Pickled Chili Crab Slaw Green Table's Brent Sims: Whole Hog Brunswick Stew Waterfront Ale House's Sam Barbieri: Hickory Smoked Pulled Pig with Carolina BBQ sauce, Slider Rolls, and Slaw John Taylor and Rub: North Carolina style BBQ with Moravian Slaw Palo Santo: Pork Tacos Print's Heather Carlucci: Maple Bacon Sticky Buns Grill a Chef's Joshua Stokes: Root Beer Glazed Pig with Crushed Kabocha and Sage Cracklin's Food Experiments: Mixed Grill Up in St Barts' Matt Weingarten: Whole Hog Sausages with Harvest Pickles Great Performances: Pickled Peach Relish, Coco Bread, and Jerk Pork Rillette I Trulli's Patti Jackson: Cotechino and Testa with Beans Porchetta's Sara Jenkins: Porchetta Delicatessen's Michael Ferraro: Whole Pig Puebla Mole Tostados, Pickled Stone Fruit and Shallots Mama O's Kheedim Oh: Braised Pork with Kimchee Nuela: Pig Terrine with Prune Plums and Fennel Cody Utzman of Papacitos and Brooklyn Standard: Cobra Kai Tacos; A Korean-Mexican Taco Variety with Kimchi, Sesame Oil, Avocados, Cilantro, and Tortillas Jimmy's No. 43: Flying Pig Farm Sausage with Red Jacket Orchard Plums Joe Doe: Slow Cooked Pork on a Homemade Lard Biscuit Alex Garcia: Whole Roasted Pig with Viguron (Yucca Salad with Cracklins) The Piggery: Pate Have a tip or restaurant-related news? Send it to

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