It’s Herring Time in Midtown

The season for recent herring fillets is upon us, and after a pandemic pause final yr, Aquavit in Midtown Manhattan has resumed its annual pageant of the herrings, this yr shipped straight from the Gulf of St. Lawrence and handled to assorted cures and seasonings. Start chilling that bottle of aquavit as a result of this yr there are herring kits to go for a pageant at dwelling. The bundle accommodates recent herring in seven flavors — together with ramp, mustard and spiced — with garnishes, bitter cream, cheese, potatoes and crisp bread crackers. The package is bought on Fridays and Saturdays by July 31 for pickup; restricted supply inside a two-mile radius of the restaurant is $5.

Aquavit Herring Festival, $65 per particular person, and herring package for 2, $125,

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