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LeahBaila Oct 13, 2009 05:12 AM

Anyone been yet?? https://www.madisonsquarepark.org/programs/default.aspx

Thanks,
www.thelunchbelle.com

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    tkm616 Oct 13, 2009 07:34 AM

    i walked by the park on friday and don't know how i missed it. i only saw the tents selling the jewelry and knick knacks. i wish i knew about it before because i was starving. thanks for the heads up on this, leah

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      olia Oct 13, 2009 07:29 AM

      Tried fatty crab's hot dog ($8) on Sunday, it was pretty tasty, but too much bun. Wafels and Dinges is of course delicious and made a good desert.
      Overall the offerings made me want to hold out for Shroom burger, but unfortunately the Shake line was looooong (no surprise there)

      1. janethepain Oct 13, 2009 06:29 AM

        do you know if the prices are the same as at the restaurants? looking forward to trying these out

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          travpard Oct 13, 2009 06:35 AM

          it was around $5-6 for a taco, fatty dog. you would definitely need a couple of things if you want to make a meal out of it.

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            LeahBaila Oct 13, 2009 06:55 AM

            Here's a random q for you: Do these kiosks accept credit cards?

            www.thelunchbelle.com

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              travpard Oct 13, 2009 06:56 AM

              i dont think so.

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                LeahBaila Oct 13, 2009 07:00 AM

                Damn! Guess I'll have to wait 'til pay-day. Thanks! :)

                www.thelunchbelle.com

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          travpard Oct 13, 2009 05:50 AM

          i went on sunday evening. the food tents are more in the center of the intersection. the stalls on the west side of the park are just the usual "junk."

          i would say fatty crab is the best stall. the beef tacos and sausage tacos were very good(some of the best i had in nyc). the "fatty dog" was a banh mi style sausage, ok, not great. they stall serve wine and beer which is cool. hill country was out of bbq beef so we tried the chili which was ok.

          wafel and dinges was there along with a crepe, cupcake, scandanavian, ben & jerrys, and a bakery with apple cider(hot and cold) and fresh apples.

          definately something to check out.

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            LeahBaila Oct 13, 2009 06:07 AM

            Wow, great report!! This is very helpful. Thanks so much and I can't wait to check this out.

            www.thelunchbelle.com

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              travpard Oct 13, 2009 06:15 AM

              glad to help.

              when i walked up Zac Pellacio himself was manning the grill talking to Jeffrey Steingarten. of course only a food nerd like myself would recognize them.

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                LeahBaila Oct 13, 2009 06:23 AM

                That's pretty damn cool. :) Hope I have the same luck!

                www.thelunchbelle.com

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              kathryn Oct 13, 2009 08:02 AM

              No ebelskivers?

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                travpard Oct 13, 2009 08:31 AM

                is that the name for the meatballs?

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                  kathryn Oct 13, 2009 09:42 AM

                  From Leah's link, it said they would serve meatballs and ebelskivers.

                  https://www.madisonsquarepark.org/programs/default.aspx

                  Here's what ebelskivers are:
                  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%86bl...

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                    travpard Oct 13, 2009 10:22 AM

                    there was the stand selling meatballs, not sure if they had ebelskivers.

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