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"alternate universe" ballfields yesterday


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"alternate universe" ballfields yesterday

jason carey | | Apr 23, 2007 09:24 AM

About 3 or 4 years ago I was in Red Hook in the spring and came across a "different"
ballfields near Columbia where it intersects with Halleck street (I only know this now). They were playing baseball or softball. They had all sorts of vendors who were selling unique Tacos, Fried corn thingys and lots more, goat soup..
I then told people about it and as I had forgotten the exact location, kept looking for it and couldn't find it for years. I thought I was going crazy and had imagined it.My friends thought I had gone off the deep end, perhaps too many bizarre cacti ingested,,(kidding)

Well, yesterday I was down in Red Hook shopping for food, and low and behold there it was. My sister and I tasted some seriously good pork tacos with deep fried scallions, empanadas, and theese little deep fried pupusa like things with black beans that are then split in half and stuff is put inside..(gorditas?). Anyways I dont know if this is a once a year phenomenon It looks like a baseball or softball tournement.. but the cool thing was that there were all sorts of bizzarro universe treats, kind of like the ballfields vendors, but mostly fried. Does anybody know if this is only once a year? Also be warned . Most of the vendors did not seem to be professionals, so the servce was quite chaotic and it took a really long time to get the items (20 minutes to get a taco so be forewarned).
Anyways it was a delight and suprise to find this again after 3 or 4 years..
Any thoughts on what this is?

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