No weekend-long food festival — the 2011 NYC Wine & Food Festival included! — would be complete without a trip to the grand tasting. This year's epic pavilion included over 60 exhibitors, more than 70 featured chefs, and dozens upon dozens of alcoholic beverage options (the festival is sponsored in part by Southern Wines and Spirits, the largest distributor of alcoholic beverages in the country). It was hard to make room in my head and my stomach for them all, but here are a handful of items I've still got on the brain.
NYC Wine & Food Grand Tasting: Braving the Crowds