Krawfish + Kraftor Party Photos

By admin | August 16, 2011

Our peel & eat crayfish

Last night we kicked off crayfish season Red Rooster style with a traditional Swedish Crayfish party and menu. Our great friend and DJ, Paper co-founder, Kim Hastreiter helped the crowd the crowd get pumped to legendary hits from classic to modern times. There was plenty of crayfish to go around and lots of friends stopped by. Our Krawfish + Kraftor Party was a Swedish delight! Check out a few photos below from the festivities.

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Kim Hastreiter on the Rooster’s 1’s and 2’s

By admin | August 15, 2011

Photo: Rrifdani Nugraha

Photo: Rrifdani Nugraha

Are you excited about Red Rooster’s “Krawfish + Kraftor Party” tonight, yet? You should be! This party will be poppin’! Crayfish season is huge in Sweden and it’s a great tradition to have a crayfish party. So we’re kicking off crayfish season at the Rooster in style with a special prix fixe menu and our good friend Kim Hastreiter as the Rooster’s DJ tonight. Read More


Come Try Our House-Infused Aquavit at Red Rooster Tonight

By admin | August 15, 2011


A few weeks ago, we showed you how to make your own aquavit, a traditional Swedish infused vodka, right at home. Red Rooster’s bar director Christian Post, helped us with this recipe and showed us step-by-step how to prepare this cherished Scandinavian spirit.

For those of you that have followed along with us and tried this recipe at home, we have an update on our aquavit progress.   Read More


The Swedish Crayfish Party: Who, What, Where, When, and Why?

By admin | August 12, 2011

Photo: Robert Young

Photo: Robert Young

As you may know by now, Red Rooster is hosting a special “Krawfish + Kraftor Party” on August 15th to celebrate the start of crayfish season in Sweden. The night will be filled with plenty of crayfish, beer, and aquavit and the event is not to be missed. But with our party falling right in the middle of Harlem Week (or better said, Harlem month) and our Harlem Week Menu, you may be wondering why have a crayfish party at all? Since the Swedish Crayfish Party is so important to the Scandinavian tradition, we wanted to share with you the meaning of this beloved tradition and give an insight to our first crayfish party at Red Rooster. Read More


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