Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Shell-Shocked Event at The Garden @ Studio Square

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They first brought you the Summer Spit BBQ with Chef David Burke, and now judging by this new oyster event that's about to hit the streets in August, it seems that The Garden @ Studio Square has quite a number of fun festivities up their sleeve. 

The June BBQ was an awesome time, and I loved the organized way in which it was put together, infused with culinary star power, fantastic food, music and a generally fun crowd.

The cleverly named "Shell-Shocked" event sounds great too and so appropriate for the summer.  Can't you just smell the freshness of the sea just by reading about it?  Here's what to expect...

Shell-Shocked - A NYC Shellfish Festival
Sunday, August 14th from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

- An unlimited amount of shellfish prepared in a number of different ways
- Unlimited tastings of Samuel Adams draft, Patron flavored margaritas, Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc (comes in a very cute-looking bottle), Bluefeld Riesling

And...in their signature fashion, an afternoon of live music.

A closer look at the menu:

Full Raw Bar
(shucked live)

Three varieties of oysters
Littleneck clams

On the Grill
(live grilling station)

Herb & parmesan oysters
Shrimp 'n' scallop kebobs
Roasted corn on the cob

Passed and stationed items

Shrimp 'n' oyster gazpacho shooters
Chorizo-stuffed littlenecks
Oyster croquettes
Crispy lobster rolls
Grilled shrimp tacos
Ipswich sliders
Oyster po boys
Fried shrimp dumplings
Bacon wrapped scallops


Wasabi rice balls
Fiery red bliss potatoes
JalapeƱo cornbread
Grandma's buttermilk biscuits


Mini carrot cakes
Puff pastry w/ fresh berries
Black 'n' white brownie bites

All this for $50 per person. Get your tickets here and enjoy all the crustaceans you can possibly consume.

Studio Square - 35-33 36th Street, Astoria NY 11106


N/Q Train to 36th Avenue or M/R Train to Steinway Street


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