“Dine Around Downtown” Lunch Fest Brings 35+ Restaurants to 28 Liberty Plaza on May 23

“Dine Around Downtown” Lunch Fest Brings 35+ Restaurants to 28 Liberty Plaza on May 23

Dine Around Downtown, one of the city's original food fests which launched 20 years ago, returns to Fosun's landmarked plaza at 28 Liberty with over 35 Lower Manhattan restaurants onTuesday, May 23 from 11a-3p. 

New participants this year will include Danny Meyer's Blue Smoke, Major Food Group's Parm, and plates from The Tuck Room's James Beard Award-winning chef Sherry Yard. Additionally, Iron Chef Jose Garces's Amada, Mario Batali's Eataly and Lower Manhattan's pioneer restaurateur Peter Poulakakos's Pier A Harbor House will return for their sophomore appearances.

The event will feature signature dishes from across Lower Manhattan's restaurant scene as well as music by the National Jazz Museum in Harlem's All-Stars. Fest-goers can post a photo of their plate on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #DownIsWhatsUp for a chance to win a two-night stay for two at the W New York – Downtown.

"Lower Manhattan has so many incredible restaurants that Dine Around might be the only way you could possibly sample all of them in one afternoon," said Downtown Alliance President Jessica Lappin. "Whether you're looking for a plate of healthy lettuce wraps, lamb chops, sushi, or a decadent mac and cheese, our local chefs bring theirtastiest fare to Dine Around."

"Fosun is honored to be able to provide the 28 Liberty Plaza for community events, and we are pleased to welcome back Dine Around Downtown, which is a favorite of area workers, residents and visitors," said Mr. Bo Wei, chief executive representative of Fosun Group in the U.S. and Vice President of Fosun Property Holdings. "We are excited to bring together Lower Manhattan's best culinary offerings for an unforgettable community experience."

"We are honored to co-present Dine Around Downtown, which provides an opportunity for people to experience the ever-expanding variety of Lower Manhattan restaurant offerings," said Erik Horvat, managing director, with Fosun Property. "Lower Manhattan has become a top destination for food and art lovers, and Dine Around Downtown is a great way to experience new and exciting restaurants."

2017 Dine Around Downtown Participants include:
(Alphabetical Order)

Adrienne's Pizza Bar
ATRIO Wine Bar & Restaurant
Bavaria Bier Haus
Beckett's Bar & Grill
Bill's Bar & Burger
Blue Smoke Battery Park City
Bobby Van's Steakhouse
The Capital Grille
Cowgirl SeaHorse
Delmonico's Restaurant
The Dubliner
Eataly NYC Downtown
Fresh Salt
The Growler Bites & Bar
Harry's Cafe & Steak
Harry's Italian
Haru Restaurant & Sushi Bar
The Ketch Brewhouse
Le District
The Malt House FiDi
MarkJoseph Steakhouse
Morton's The Steakhouse
OBAO Water Street
Open Door Gastropub
Parm Battery Park
Pier A Harbor House
Route 66 Smokehouse
Stone Street Tavern
Stout NYC FiDi
The Tuck Room
Ulysses' Folk House
Vintry Wine & Whiskey
Wei West

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