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Liquid libations – “Dutch Martinis” featuring spirits from the Netherlands in the form of Ketel One vodka and Bols Genever gin – will co-star with “nieuw maatjes” herring at the annual Holland Herring Festival at the Grand Central Oyster Bar June 9 through June 25.
The Holland-imported Heineken beer joins the party with a pair of Heineken nights on consecutive Thursday nights – June 10 in a salute to Dutch sportsmen and June 17 in a tribute to Dutch New York – both from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The Heineken models will be on hand to greet customers each night, and prizes will be awarded.
The Ketel One martini will be priced at $11.75, while the Bols Genever gin martini is priced at $10.50. Heineken, Heineken Light and Amstel Light are all priced at $6.25 throughout the festival.
Fan favorite herring filets are served with hard boiled egg, sweet onion and chives, and are priced at $7.00, and the herring salad at $7.95 per order. The official “First Tasting” of the Holland Herring will take place at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 9.
For updates, information and reservations call the Grand Central Oyster Bar at 212-490-6650, or log onto http://www.oysterbarny.com/.
Ketel One and Bols Genever martini recipes follow: