Eat Oyster Dinner, Support New Amsterdam Market

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Photo: Melissa Hom

In order for the New Amsterdam Market to shepherd a mass of local vendors to the South Street Seaport on a regular basis, the founders need money. There’s a fundraiser on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the f/ocus Rental Gallery at 599 Eleventh Avenue near 55th Street. Dinner is mostly oysters and chowder, but it’s only $50 (down from $75), and includes local brews picked by Brooklyn’s Beer Table. See the full lineup of eats (and the locavore origins), after the jump.

OYSTERS
Blue Points by Blue Island Seafood Group - Blue Point, NY
Chincoteagues by Toby Island Bay Oysters - Chincoteague Island, VA
Copps Island - Cedar Points by Norm Bloom and Son - Norwalk, CT
Mystics by Noank Aquaculture Cooperative - Groton, CT
Peconic Pearls by Aeros Cultured Oyster Company - Southold, NY

BEER
A selection of gravity-poured, cask-conditioned local beers
sourced by Justin Philips of Beer Table - Brooklyn, NY

BREWER'S BREAD
by Rhonda Crosson, artisan baker
Spent grains provided by Kelso Brewery of Brooklyn
Flour and oven provided by the French Culinary Institute

BUTTER
from Cooperstown Cheese Company - Cooperstown, NY
and sourced by Anne Saxelby, cheesemonger - New York, NY

FISH CHOWDER AND WINTER VEGETABLE STEW
by Chef Ross Gill, Home Restaurant - New York, NY

WINTER BAKED BEANS

by Eric Lapkin, Sweet Deliverance NYC - Brooklyn, NY

PICKLED EGGS, SPROUTS, & MUSHROOMS
by Julie Farias, Beer Table - Brooklyn, NY

PICKLED TURNIPS, SAUERKRAUT
by Chef Caroline Fidanza, Marlow and Sons and Diner - Brooklyn, NY

SELTZER
by Gomberg Seltzer Works Brooklyn, NY

Founded on Oyster Shells
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