Pop In At The 3 NY Hotspots For National Popcorn Day
This evening, pop up your collar and munch away at these local eateries in celebration of National Popcorn Day. No matter what you happen to be in the mood for, these savory starters – featuring gourmet popcorn – will tickle your tastebuds and awaken your appetite. Happy snacking!
For all the seafood lovers out there, Virgil’s Real Barbecue is here to brighten your day with their super inventive (and very witty) popcorn shrimp – featuring actual popcorn! Literally! Made with cornmeal crusted rock shrimp atop a bed of perfectly popped popcorn, this tasty appetizer comes with a side of delicious spicy remoulade for dipping. Squeeze up some lemon juice for a tangy punch and enjoy!
A bit of a stretch for city girls, but well worth the commute, Halifax is the star of gourmet popcorn – any day of the week. Offering a housemade Smoked Seaweed & Horseradish Popcorn inspired by Northeastern coastal cuisine, Executive Chef Seadon Shouse outshines himself with this seemingly simple complimentary starter. Savor between bites as your entrées arrive and taste the exquisite spices that make this snack such a rare treat.
If your sweet tooth is craving a little more than your classic microwave kettle corn today, head down to Kingsley and get a bite of their Popcorn Crème Brûlée! This sweet yet savory dessert combines the best of both worlds: sweet German caramel and salty theater popcorn. Prepped with brown butter and served with a delightful scoop of raisin ice cream, this creamy dessert is then sprinkled with chocolate shavings and salted popcorn! A definite must-try for National Popcorn Day.