Levine’s General Store First Anniversary Gluten-Free EatUP!

A celebration of locally crafted, gluten-free, taste-full foods.

The Gluten-Free EatUP! is Turning One! Join us to celebrate an afternoon of locally crafted, gluten-free, taste-full foods that just might knock your woolen socks off. You deserve a break from hibernation, so spring on over because New York City’s first and only, all gluten-free pop up market is back in town.

Hosted by Levine’s General Store: Gluten-Free Provisions and housed in the welcoming, local stalwart Freddy’s Bar in South Slope Brooklyn, the First Anniversary market features new and returning merchants, $5 American Pale Ale and tasting from our Sponsor Glutenberg Beer (GF), A chance to win tickets to Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show (more coveted than ever) and other raffle items, to benefit the *Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, and good vibes all around. Eat. Mingle. Be Free.

The Innovators Are: · Levine’s General Store Savory Yum Pieempanadas, Grilled KimCheese on bread from The Gluten Free Bakery of Chatham NY, Kickin’Mac-n-Cheese made with imported Italian pasta from our Pasta Sponsor Taste Up Foods. · Kimcheelicious Tangy small batch vegan kimchi – almost as good as a Korean grandma’s. · Gone Pie All matter of vegan baked goods, chocolate treats…and, you guessed it, pie! · Krumville Bakeshop Focaccia, amaretti cookies and classic baked goods from this Italian influenced baker. · Polvilho Bakery Crunch into a taste of Brazil with YuPuffs, artisanal, baked and naturally gluten-free snacks. Addictive! · Smart Snack Bites Decadent confections and truffles with Indian spiced influences. · This Pie is Nuts Individual squares of Certified Paleo and vegan pie with luxurious fillings, key lime to chocolate mousse. · Sans Bakery Donuts and ginger cookies to weep for and other baked goods from this trailblazing bakery. · Cali Girl Bakes New on the scene, this Harlem based baking company is crafting classic treats like biscotti, lemon pound cake, cookies and more. · Brooklyn Porridge Co. Now in its second year, this pop-up is branching out with granola and other new on the go snacks.

· Kulushkat Stepping out from their Brooklyn restaurant to serve up their kosher, and gluten-free Israeli salads and cuisine.

In celebration of their First Anniversary, GF EatUP! Fun Bags will be up for raffle. Prizes will feature graciously donated yummy treats from the event merchants, and from some of their favorite, far away, yet locally minded partners: Brŭlee Bakery – Pennsylvania based gluten-free artisan bakery, delicate cookies by the enchanting, Chef Lila (2010 James Beard Scholarship winner) and Kim and Jake’s Gluten-Free Bakery a husband and wife team establishment from Boulder, Colorado offering breads and buns! Also, a chance to win tickets to Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show and goodies from Susty Party compostable, colorful, party-ready, responsibly made disposable tableware
Raffle proceeds to benefit the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University

Whether motivated by Celiac Disease, intolerance, sensitivity, general health or curiosity, more and more people are seeking gluten-free foods. The choices don’t have to be sad and boring. Since its launch in January 2014, the Gluten-Free EatUP! has attracted hundreds of eager guests delighted by having so many options in one place. Come by and meet the makers, sample, eat and shop. Revel in the culinary delights of vendors offering baked goods, hot savory comfort foods; sweet, salty, crunchy, (naughty), small batch treats, and healthy snacks. When you are gluten-free, sometimes it feels like you are on the outside. Not at the EatUP! According to Edible Brooklyn “This market features strictly gluten-free foods that are also tasty by any standards.”