Last year's Beefsteak dinner at Vibiana's downtown was a pretty epic affair. An ode to old-timey New York, it was boisterous, use-your-hands, all-you-can-eat steak and beer drinking party based on the famous 1939 New Yorker story by Joseph Mitchell.
Anne Fishbein Beefsteak Dinner 2011
Our former food critic Jonathan Gold even chronicled it, describing such wondrous sights as, "[a] fat man, dressed in an old-fashioned bathing suit appliqued with fabric pork chops, danced up the length of the long tables, then down again, flouncing, jiggling, representing the abandon most of us would have aspired to if it hadn't been so much work."More »