Best Weekend Food Events: Special Black Tap Shake, Backyard Bash, Pier Party


Black Tap Milkshake Collaboration
Little Cupcake Bakeshop, (30 Prince Street)
Friday through Monday June 6

Little Cupcake Bakeshop has teamed up with Black Tap to create their own Brooklyn Blackout Shake. The chocolate shake comes with a chocolate-frosted rim, chocolate chips, whipped cream, syrup, and the shop’s Brooklyn Blackout Cupcake.

La Vida Backyard Holiday
Cafe de la Esquina (225 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn)
Saturday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Snag a table and toast Memorial Day weekend with five-dollar classic margaritas and deals on platters of tacos. The restaurant will offer specials throughout the day on mimosa pitchers, margarita and guacamole combos, and more. Get ready for live entertainment, too.

Takeout Window Special Menu
Huertas (107 First Avenue)
Saturday and Sunday through Labor Day weekend, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Huertas opens up its takeout window once again with a special menu featuring a Basque-style hot dog made with chistorra sausage. New items this year include house made slushies and a churro ice cream sundae made with Davey’s cinnamon swirl ice cream. Feeling famished? Huertas will also have a two-hot-dog-and-a-slushie special for $12.

CookOut NYC Food Party on the Pier
Stuyvesant Cove Park (East River Park at at 23rd Street)
Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Enjoy a huge selection of global bites and catch a battle of the burgers at this two-day affair, which offers unique ticket packages starting at $10. The lineup includes a raw bar, Danish hot dogs, and a fish fry. Snag a ticket here.