‘Tis the season of giving — and a Brooklyn catering service stepped as much as carry commuters a free Thanksgiving meal.
Passengers on a stalled L practice on the Bedford Avenue station on Tuesday evening had been handled to an elaborate Turkey Day unfold — full with an extended desk of turkey and sides with a gingham desk material.
Jada Yuan, a reporter for The Washington Publish, shared a video of commuters serving to themselves to the meal on Instagram.
“So, there was a stalled practice at Bedford and the conductor had us all get off,” Yuan captioned the publish.
“I used to be in a distinct automobile and after I stepped onto the platform there have been all these blissful, laughing individuals scarfing down [mac] and cheese!”
Yuan confirmed in a follow-up video from a witness who was on the practice that the unfold got here from Chef Bea Kitchen, a catering service in East New York.
This wasn’t the primary time Chef Bea executed such a stunt, both.
In 2019, proprietor Brandi Baxter collaborated with comic Jodell Lewis and rapper Christopher Dupree to supply Brooklyn-bound L practice riders with a “Friendsgiving” expertise.
Movies of the meal, full with collard greens, cranberry sauce, and mashed potatoes with gravy, went viral on social media, rapidly garnering over 152,000 likes on TikTok.
“It was wonderful to supply a traditional New York Metropolis second,” Dupree advised the New York Instances after the occasion.
Plans to host comparable pop-up subway meals yearly had been thwarted by COVID — so for a lot of, Wednesday’s spontaneous celebration was an emblem of life in New York Metropolis slowly returning to regular.
“Wonderful NYC at its finest,” one viewer commented on Yuan’s publish. “God I like New York,” one other replied.