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Taste of the Nation on April 30; Sea Bean Soup Delivery

FOOD FESTSTaste of the Nation returns on April 30, with food and drinks from Booker & Dax, Union Square Cafe, Roberta's, Red Rooster, Ai Fiori, Do or Dine, Aldea, Maialino, and many others. All proceeds go to benefit Share Our Strength. Check out the full lineup and more info on the official site. [EaterWire]

GREENPOINTArtisanal soup company Sea Bean Goods just launched a soup subscription service. How it works: fill out an order form and get either one or two quarts of (chilled) soup delivered to your door a week. They even deliver to Manhattan if you just gotta have that soup. [EaterWire]

ALPHABET CITYGramercy Tavern isn't the only poetry-loving restaurant in this city. On April 21, the original location of Back Forty will host a Poetry & Cocktails event with the Academy of American Poets and poet Bob Holman. The event will feature cocktails inspired by poems and hors d'oeuvres. Check out more info here. [EaterWire]

TRIBECAMoomah, the cafe from Jon Stewart's wife, closed a few weeks ago, but now they're going to reopen as a kiosk serving coffee, smoothies, and snacks. [Tribeca Citizen]

WEST VILLAGE — Simpson Wong's new restaurant Wong just introduced its spring menu. New dishes include Rhode Island black bass with broccoli rabe and tamarind sauce, and a steak with crushed fingerlings, Chinese leeks, and pickled cucumbers. They also just rolled out their spring cocktail menu. [EaterWire]

THE MEATPACKING DISTRICT A new seven minute documentary/promo about the Meatpacking District includes sound bites from Florent Morrelet, David Rabin, André Balazs, and a few other restaurant and nightlife personalities. [Curbed NY]

Back Forty

190 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009 (212) 388-1992

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