Reminder that every Monday in April, Grand Central Terminal restaurants and shops offer FREE tastings and giveaway samples and special discounts on purchases, plus live music performances by some of the subway musicians part of the Music Under New York program. .
The annual Taste of the Terminal annual event is in Vanderbilt Hall, 11AM to 2PM and 4PM to 7PM.
There’s a rotating roster of FREE tastes each week. If last year is any guide, the line for free samples can be anywhere from a minute or two to 15 minutes or more, depending on which merchant is serving freebies and what time you go.
Here’s the schedule for Taste of the Terminal on Monday, April 18 and for next Monday’s final Taste of the Terminal:
Monday, April 18
|11am-2pm||Jacques Torres Ice Cream, Oren’s Daily Roast, Tia’s Place, Zaro’s Family Bakery|
Live Music provided by: Gimagua (Latin rhumba guitar duo)
|4pm-7pm||Ceriello Fine Foods, diptyque, Feng Shui, Neuhaus Belgian Chocolate|
Live Music provided by: Yaz Band (jazz/funk trio)
Monday, April 25
|11am-2pm||Juice Press, Neuhaus Belgian Chocolate, O&Co., Vineyard Vines|
Live Music provided by: Sean Grissom (Cajun cellist)
|4pm-7pm||The Art of Shaving, Café Spice, Juice Press, Li-Lac Chocolates|
Live Music provided by: Salieu Suso & Jaliya Kafo (African beat trio)
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