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Blue SmokeNew York, NY, United States

2012 Potlikker Block Party

Friday, June 8, 2012, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Blue Smoke, 116 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016
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Potlikker Block Party General Admission Ticket More Info

A ticket guarantees entry to the block party, which will show films, share music, and serve appetizers and drinks.

$75.00 $5.74
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Potlikker FIlm Festival: Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

Presented by the Southern Foodways Alliance and Union Square Hospitality Group

On June 8, 2012 -- the eve of the 10th annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party -- the Southern Foodways Alliance invites you to shoot potlikker, inhale deviled eggs, mainline gumbo, and gnaw rib bones, all in celebration of our nation’s requited love affair with barbecue.

Among the Highlights:
--Julian Van Winkle pours from his family stash of brown whiskey.
--Joe York screens three new barbecue documentaries, all filmed in Smell-a-Vision.
--Kenny Callaghan, captain of the pits at Blue Smoke, leads an all-star cast of Southern imports, including:
     --Robert Newton, an Arkansan cooking his way to glory at Seersucker, Brooklyn, New York
     --Ryan Prewitt, a Tennessean stirring the pots at Herbsaint, New Orleans, Louisiana


To Begin
Potlikker shots

To Enjoy
Barbecue Shrimp
Barbecue Duck and Sausage Gumbo
Deviled Eggs
Cold Fried (and Sorghum-Sauced) Chicken
Memphis Baby Back Ribs
Texas Salt and Pepper Beef Ribs

To Sip
Something Van Winkle
Abita Beer
Mountain Valley Spring Water

To Watch
Joe York Films
Asleep in the Wood - the Van Winkle whiskey story
Helen's Bar-B-Q – an homage to Helen Turner, pitmaster
Madison Square Pork - the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party at 10

To Toe Tap
Paper Jenkins, the Walterboro, South Carolina, drummer and conjurer of sounds

Tickets, priced at $75 per person, include food, drink, and films, and are ON SALE NOW. Tickets are available by advance purchase only. Snap them up quickly; last year, they sold out in 4 days. Email with questions.

The Southern Foodways Alliance documents, studies, and celebrates the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.


Must be 21+ to attend.