Grand Central Terminal's doing commuters a solid this week with a slew of free food offerings popping up throughout Vanderbilt Hall, the large space off 42nd Street adjacent to the Main Concourse. Many of the Terminal's food vendors and restaurants—along with some non-edible producers—will be handing out free samples of things like croissants, french fries and olive oils, while also selling a few of their products, too.

Taste of the Terminal runs July 11th through July 13th with different vendors and live musical performances through Music Under New York (see full schedule below). Festivities begin daily at 11 a.m. and run til 2 p.m.


Aveda Experience Center Free "aroma sensory journey"

Bien Cuit Free croissants
For Sale: Baked goods like croissants, pain au chocolat, danishes, chouquettes, focaccia

Café Grumpy Free cold-brew coffee
For Sale: Bottles of cold-brew coffee

Central Cellars Free samples of wine

Juice Press Free juices and smoothies

Li-Lac Chocolates FreeAssorted chocolates
For Sale: Boxes of Pecan chews, salted caramels, butter crunch, almond bark ($9 to $12)

Murray’s Cheese Free Assorted cheeses, crackers, jam
For Sale: Assorted cheeses, crackers, jam

O&Co. Free olive oil & vegetable spread samples
For Sale: Specialty oils and seasonings

Oren's Daily Roast Free cold-brew coffee
For Sale: Bags of coffee

Origins Free ginzing moisturizer samples

Shake Shack Free french fries
For Sale: Custard, bottled water, lemonade, apple juice, Shake Shack Bombas Socks

Tia's Place Free fashion jewelry
For Sale: Jewelry & accessories

vineyard vines Free koozies, stickers

Wok Chi Free fortune cookies