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The craziest new foods to try at Smorgasburg this summer

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Alyson Penn

Smorgasburg, Instagram's favorite food festival, has made its grand return to the outdoors, and the food is pretty bomb. The 100-vendor market is held in Williamsburg (East River State Park) on Saturdays and then moves to Prospect Park (Breeze Hill) on Sundays. Now on to the food. Here are the new eats that we’re chowing down on this summer:

Halo-halo from Ube Kitchen: The Filipino dessert contains deep purple, home-made ube ice cream, fresh fruit, toasted coconut flakes and diced dragon fruit in a bright pink dragon fruit bowl.

Photograph: Smorgasburg/Kyle Huebbe

Raclette sandwiches from Baked Cheese Haus: That gooey cheese scraped off a wheel that you’ve been seeing everywhere? It will be served on a toasted baguette in the market.

Juice from John’s Juice: The juice from oranges, grapefruits, watermelon and pineapples will be made inside the actual fruit, and given to you for on-the-go drinking directly from the source.

Photograph: Smorgasburg/Kyle Huebbe

Spaghetti donuts from Pop Pasta: Will two of our favorites foods combine to make something even greater? Choose from flavors like red sauce, aglio and olio and carbonara.

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Churro ice cream sandwiches from Dulcinea Churros: Churros are given the brand-new shape of cookies, and stuffed with scoops of ice cream.

Photograph: Smorgasburg/Kyle Huebbe

Dumplings from Destination Dumplings: There’s no question dumplings are the “it” food of the moment. Destination Dumplings ups the ante with its Chinese-style, cuisine crossovers like jerk chicken filling with pineapple salsa, or lamb gyro stuffed with yuzu tzatziki sauce.

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