A Taste of Little Italy Outdoor Food Crawl/Tour

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  • 08/10/2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Italian meatballs, calamari and a walk around Little Italy are the best way to enjoy a great meal plus learn a little about one of NYC’s iconic neighborhoods.   Join NYSN founder Dave Cervini for a special afternoon where we will sample some of the best foods from the best restaurants. Along the way Dave will also share the rich history of the area.

What to expect:

  • Space is limited to 10.
  • The group will meet outside at Vincent’s Original at 119 Hester Street.
  • At least 7 restaurants will be sampled.
  • Food will be sampled outside on single serving paper plates. You will likely be standing for most samplings.

Restaurants Include: *

  • Da Genarro
  • Vincent’s
  • Puglia
  • Umberto’s
  • Benito One
  • La Mela
  • Cafe Palermo

Food Tastings Included*:

  • Baked Clams
  • Fried Calamari
  • Rice Ball
  • Stuffed Mushroom
  • Meatballs
  • Cheese Ravioli
  • Cannoli

Restaurants and menu subject to change based on availability. There is meat in the Rice Ball and meatball. No substitutions (sorry)

Cost:  $65 General Admission /  $55 Lifetime VIP

Includes: food samples, dining accessories, taxes and tip.

Not Included: Beverages


COVID-19 Protocols

In accordance with current city and state protocols vaccination status is not mandatory for this event.  However, we do ask that participants act in a responsible manner and do not attend if feeling ill, showing symptoms or have been recently exposed.  Mask wearing is optional unless the venue or city has mandated that.  Everyone should respect the comfort levels of others as we transition into this next phase of socializing in the Covid era.
This event is nonrefundable.  If you have tested positive for Covid and cannot attend, we will do our best to provide you with credits to select future events with a copy of your positive test results. Please note that due to the cost involved in some activities credits may not be used for the event you missed.


Recommended ages:  21+.  The main demographic will be 30s and 40s but there will be many 20s and even 50s so those folks will feel right at home.

Can I come alone? Yes, most guests do! It’s a great way to meet new people.

Dress: Business casual/neat

Questions? Email Dave Cervini at dave@newyorksocialnetwork.com or call 212.873.2256, M-F 10am to 4pm.

Nonrefundable unless canceled.


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119 Mott street, corner of Hester St, New York, New York, 10013


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