EEEEEATSCON is a one-day food experience from The Infatuation, built in the spirit of a music festival, but with restaurants as the headliners. Check out the restaurants from across the US (and London) who'll be at Forest Hills Stadium October 8 & 9.Less
Despite having only a few ingredients, the cheeseburger at 7th Street Burger keeps digging its way into our brains Inception-style. Roughly-chopped onions are pressed into a beef patty as it’s smashed with a spatula, resulting in something that’ll remind you of a White Castle slider. The whole thing, with its gooey yellow American cheese, is an unapologetic salute to salt and fat.
It's right there in the name—Ace's in Williamsburg makes some pretty perfect Detroit-style pizza. The light and airy dough comes topped with a zesty tomato sauce while every piece is outlined with crispy browned cheese.
When you're a private chef during a worldwide pandemic, you start making cookies for all your friends. And when you're Best Damn Cookies, you turn that into a full time thing, with a stall at Essex Market putting out interesting combinations like nori, white chocolate, and pecan.
Blank Street aims to make coffee shops that are part of your every day—including your day at EEEEEATSCON.
Daily Provisions has become an NYC staple with excellent sandwiches, a BEC that will get you out of your usual bodega routine, and crullers that will change you.
This pop-up started out in 2021, lowering down their Thai, Chinese, and Dominican-inspired scallion pancake burritos in a bucket off a fire escape. Their set-up will be less elaborate at EEEEEATSCON, but the burritos will still be delicious.
Jing Fong is an NYC institution that we almost lost, but they're back in Chinatown, complete with dim sum carts stacked with steaming and fresh dumplings, fried turnip cakes, and egg tarts. And on October 8th and 9th, you can enjoy their dim sum at EEEEEATSCON.
Kuya Lord was the LA pop-up we couldn't stop talking about in 2020 (and 2021), and now that they've got a permanent spot, we're bringing this incredible Filipino food to NYC for EEEEEATSCON. And under no circumstances should you leave without the pancit chami. It’s a savory-sweet, decadent stir fry made with fish cakes, pork belly, oyster sauce, and plump, chewy wheat noodles.
Mariscos El Submarino in Jackson Heights serves fresh seafood we can only describe as electric, with a particular focus on towering tostadas, acid-bathed octopus and shrimp, and dynamic aguachile. At EEEEEATSCON, you can order their aguachile in the rojo or verde variety - the different options correspond to the respective peppers incorporated in each one.
This Italian spot from Kips Bay serves some of the best handmade pasta in Manhattan, made by Dora (the nonna that gives the restaurant its name) who comes in to make pasta in the morning, and leaves before the restaurant opens for the night. Everything looks amazing, and everyone is always claiming that their particular bowl of pillowy carbohydrates is to die for. Chewy, al dente pasta is usually the standard for a satisfying bowl of carbs, but here you get handmade pasta that feels like velvet.