This weekend at the inaugural two-day music fest, The Meadows, in Citi Field on Oct. 1 and Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Oct. 2, there will be a diverse array of mostly Latin food vendors ready to whip you up some grub just for $25.
Tortas Neza, which has a 4.5 rating out of five rating on Yelp will have a spot at the festival and will be dishing out Mexican mini pork tacos. If you want to check out Tortas outside the festival, it is located at 96-15 Roosevelt Ave Corona, NY 11368.
If you are looking for something more South American, then grab a bite at the Arepa Lady food stand and have a taste of the Colombian arepa dish. Like Tortas, Arepa Lady has a 4.5 rating on Yelp. If you don’t get a chance to check them out at the festival you can find them at 77-02 Roosevelt Avenue, Jackson Heights.
Another staple of Jackson Heights that will be found at The Meadows festival is La Esquina Del Cameron Mexicano. Similar to Tortas and Arepa, La Esquina also has a 4.5 rating on Yelp. La Esquina will be making Mexican ceviche. At just a few blocks from Arepa, La Esquina can be found at 80-02 Roosevelt Avenue.
The non-Latin foods that will be featured at The Meadows include Than noodle soup from Pata Paplean and Nepalese momos from Dhaulagiri Kitchen. Pata can be found in Elmhurst and Dhaulagiri is in Jackson Heights.
It wouldn’t quite be a music fest without drinks. The Manzarita by Don Julio uses unique spices to get you in the mood for Fall. It has fresh squeezed apple juice, just a hint of lemon, and elderflower liqueur, a dash of cinnamon and a slice of apple. The scent of the cocktail will leave you wanting more. If you want to show friends what you are drinking, there will be a photo booth by the Manzarita truck.
Other cocktails include Tito’s Harvest, which will have apple cider, vodka and cinnamon. At this station you will find a build your own Bloody Mary bar. Larceny will have three cocktails for you to try. There will be the Larceny Bourbon Peach Cobbler, Larceny Buck and Larceny Locked and Loaded. Last , but not least is The 1893 Ginger and Mint Julep Remix by Pepsi-Cola. Pepsi will have several cola inspired cocktail with different combinations of rum, gin, vodka, coconut, vanilla, and elderflower made by a mixologist.
If you are a non-drinker, there will be sober drinks and a watering station.
Headlining day one of the festival is J. Cole, and for day two first up will be Kanye West. For more details on the musical lineup, foods, drinks and directions, go to www.themeadows.com.