Eater called it a “gourmet food hall.” The NYT called it an “artisanal food court.” EatDrinkJobs is here to confirm, yes, to all of the above. I stopped by this very aptly named TriBeCa gem, All Good Things, last Thursday night to see what all the buzz is about and I was not disappointed!
Artisanal vendors from all over our fair city have set up shop in this renovated industrial space, now softened to accommodate friendly locals serving up diverse gourmet fare. On Thursday the place was PACKED but it didn’t stop guests from flowing through the door as the night waned. Though there was barely space to move, people managed to warmly navigate their way around one another as vendors produced plate after plate of their goods. An upbeat jazz band serenaded eager samplers looking for their fix of satisfying, locally crafted eats.
Nunu Chocolates was offering hot chocolate samples as baby-sized scoops of ice cream disappeared from the counter of their neighbor, Blue Marble Ice Cream. Orwashers, from the Upper-East Side was serving plates of mouth-watering jelly doughnuts and Dickson’s Farmstand Meats was offering an assortment of homemade dips while people boogied and threw back oysters from the seafood stand helmed by former Savoy chef, Ryan Tate. Tate will also oversee, Le Restaurant, the establishment opening on the lower-level of the space that will offer a rotating prix-fixe menu. A feast for the eyes and the palate, this place is great solo or with friends. On my way out I made sure to grab a few of Blue Bottle’s specialty cookies and a fresh flower from Polux Fleuriste. True to it’s name, stop by if you’re looking for good food, good conversation or good company. You won’t be disappointed.