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High Line Food vendors have returned for another delicious season! Enjoy sweet treats, savory meals and snacks, freshly brewed coffee, and much more from Blue Bottle Coffee, Brooklyn Soda Works, Delaney Barbecue’s SmokeLine, La Newyorkina, L’Arte del Gelato, Melt Bakery, People’s Pops,The Taco Truck, and Terroir at The Porch, an open-air, full-service café with wine, beer, and small plates.

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**High Line Food is currently soliciting proposals for the 2015–2017 year. For more information, read the RFP.**


Location: On the High Line at West 15th Street
Hours: Open daily from noon to 10:00 PM
Website: www.wineisterroir.com
Twitter: @TerroirNY

Paul Grieco, winner of the 2012 James Beard Award for Outstanding Wine, Beer, or Spirits Professional, and chef Marco Canora's popular wine bar, Terroir, will once again operate a seasonal location at The Porch, the open-air café on the High Line. Enjoy sweeping views of the Hudson River while sipping cold, refreshing drinks from Terroir’s wine and beer list, which highlights artisanal wineries and breweries from New York State. Featuring products by local farmers and producers, the menu includes a selection of panini and salads, including a veal and ricotta meatball sub.


Location: On the High Line at West 15th Street
Hours: Open daily from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Website: www.bluebottlecoffee.com
Twitter: @bluebottlenyc

Returning to the High Line, where it opened its first Manhattan location in 2011, Blue Bottle Coffee offers delicious, single-origin drip coffees, a full espresso bar, whole beans, and house-made pastries. Blue Bottle roasts its coffee, bakes its sweets, and mixes its granola at its kitchen in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and serves every drink to order on the High Line. For their hot chocolates and mochas, Blue Bottle uses Brooklyn-based Nunu Chocolates and milk from Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem, New York.


Location: On the High Line at West 14th Street
Hours: Open daily, 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Website: http://brooklynsodaworks.com
Twitter: @BkSodaWorks

Enjoy Brooklyn Soda Works’ carbonated fresh juices and sodas while strolling Manhattan’s one-and-only park in the sky. Stop by to try flavors like apple and ginger, hibiscus and mint, lemongrass and lime, and a High Line special – tart cherry and tarragon. All flavors are made with greenmarket fruit and herbs.


Location: On the High Line at West 15th Street
Hours: Open daily, noon to 6:00 PM
Website: www.delaneybbq.com
Twitter: @delaneybbq

SmokeLine is bringing meat back to the Meatpacking District! BrisketTown owner Dan Delaney, crowned “2013 Brisket King of New York,” saddles back up to the High Line with his beloved barbecue outpost's only Manhattan location. The menu is fun and accessible for New Yorkers and visitors alike, with oak-smoked brisket, pulled pork, and smoked chicken sandwiches and plates, as well as vegetarian sides and salads with a variety of fresh and innovative toppings.


Location: On the High Line at West 15th Street
Hours: Open daily, 11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Website: www.lartedelgelato.com
Twitter: @lartedelgelato

Founded eight years ago by Francesco Realmuto, an Italian eager to bring authentic gelato to New York, L’Arte del Gelato returns to the High Line for its third season to serve artisanal gelati and sorbetti made with locally-sourced organic milk, ripe local peaches and berries, and an array of the finest ingredients imported from Italy and around the world. Their offerings include classics, like stracciatella, and innovative twists, like extra virgin olive oil, all made in small batches, fresco ogni giorno, or fresh every day!


Location: On the High Line at West 17th Street
Hours: Open daily, 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Website: www.lanewyorkina.com
Twitter: @LaNewyorkina

Returning to the High Line for its third season, La Newyorkina makes artisanal frozen treats inspired by the chef’s native Mexico. Using fresh fruits, milk, and honey from local farms, as well as tropical ingredients like organic cane sugar and Mexican chocolate, La Newyorkina’s ice pop flavors include roasted plum, yogurt with berry swirl, avocado, coconut, lime and chili, mango, and tamarind.


Location: On the High Line at West 15th Street
Hours: Open daily, 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Website: www.meltbakery.com
Twitter: @meltbakery

Named by Time Out New York as a Food Market “Rising Star,” Melt Bakery is an innovative ice cream sandwich company that was founded on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Melt’s flavors are seasonal, its business is sustainable, its ingredients are locally sourced, and its chefs are passionate about making ice-cream sandwiches. Melt Bakery returns to the High Line with favorite recipes that include “Lovelet,” Red Velvet Meltcakes with Cream Cheese Ice Cream, and “Crackly Thick Mint” with chocolate cookies with Peppermint Ice Cream.


Location: On the High Line at West 15th Street
Hours: Open daily, noon to 9:30 PM
Website: www.peoplespops.com
Twitter: @peoplespops

Using only the best locally grown fruits, People’s Pops returns to the High Line with its delicious handmade ice pops and shave ice made to order from a 100-pound block of ice. A staple of spring and summer in New York City, People's Pops re-imagines everyone’s favorite treats, with a menu that changes daily based on the best fruits available from our local farmers. Their seasonal menu includes fruit from farms from Southern New Jersey to the Finger Lakes in Upstate New York, including Red Jacket Orchards, Van Houten Farms, Philips Farms, and Maxwell Farms.


Location: On the High Line at West 15th Street
Hours: Open daily, 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, and 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Saturday and Sunday
Website: www.thetacotruck.com
Twitter: @TheTacoTruck

Selected as one of the “Six Best Snacks on the High Line” by the Village Voice, The Taco Truck brings authentic Mexican street food to park visitors. The three central principles that guide The Taco Truck in every aspect of their business are authenticity, sustainability, and community. The Taco Truck offers a selection of menu favorites including: Michoacan carnitas tacos, pollo asado tortas, chilaquiles, quesadillas, and la unica salad. In 2013, The Taco Truck served more than 36,000 tacos on the High Line and plans to share even more taco love this year!

High Line Food Programs

Friends of the High Line’s food programming is inspired by the idea that food is one of our best connections to community and to the environment, and through it, we aim to connect visitors to one another and the land. We offer food-related programming for kids and families, including Play With Your Food, High Line Honey Day, and the High Line Social Soup Experiment.

If you are a chef or restaurateur, and you would like to collaborate with Friends of the High Line on food programming, contact food@thehighline.org.

About High Line Food

Presented by Friends of the High Line, and directed by Melina Shannon-DiPietro, the Director of High Line Food & Revenue Programs, High Line Food selects innovative food partners and designs food-related events and activities for the High Line. Founded in 2011, High Line Food creates a sustainable food system on the High Line, inspires care for the environment, and builds community. Revenue from the program supports the maintenance and operation of the High Line.

Photos by Nicole Franzen, Jason Scott courtesy of The Taco Truck, Patricia Wancko courtesy of Sigmund's Pretzels, Rowa Lee, Liz Ligon, Lucy Cuneo, and Friends of the High Line