June 17, 2021

Fête de la Croquette – A Fourth of July Street Food Festival in Berlin

Deep-fried and delicious - for this year's Independence Day, foodies in Berlin can wander the grounds of the Kulturbrauerei and enjoy crispy croquettes and other American delights. As part of the DelicioUS! 4th of July Festival from July 2nd to July 4th, Fête de la Croquette is serving a diverse selection of croquettes to the city. Find out more about the croquette recipes and everything you need to know about the street-food celebration.

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In the United States, the annual holiday known as Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is commonly celebrated with fireworks, friends and family, and lots of food. This year, together with Streetfood auf Achse, we are bringing a DelicioUS! 4th of July Festival to Berlin, Germany. From July 2-4, there will be a variety of American products that can be enjoyed at the Kulturbrauerei Berlin. The festival atmosphere will be accompanied by craft beers, Californian wines, and street food – including deep-fried croquettes.

About Fête de la Croquette

At the festival, a captivating American school bus, that has been turned into a modern food truck, is offering delicious croquettes. Seven Berlin chefs developed diverse croquette recipes prepared mostly with American ingredients. There is something for everyone – whether you prefer vegan, vegetarian, meat, or fish. Beyond the croquettes, the chefs’ creations highlight the versatility of American ingredients and how they not only can be enjoyed in American recipes, but also can be nicely prepared with ingredients and in recipes from around the world.

When and Where? 

DelicioUS! 4th of July Festival

Location: Kulturbrauerei Prenzlauer Berg, entrance Sredzkistraße

Time and Date:

  • 2 to 10 p.m. on Friday, July 2
  • 12 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 3
  • 12 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 4

Want to make sure you get a croquette in time? The opening hours of Fête de la Croquette are slightly shorter than the DelicioUS! 4th of July Festival. Croquettes can be enjoyed from:

  • 2 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 2
  • 12 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 3
  • 12 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 4

The Croquette Menu

Visitors can enjoy the crispy creations not only at the festival, but can also cook them at home. Take a look at the menu and bring your appetite to Fête de la Croquette and recreate your favorites with the recipes linked in the list below.

U.S. Scallop Tater Tots with Wild Rice Crunch and U.S. Whiskey Craft Beer Glaze

Recipe by Maximilian Kindel & Carlo Ennuschat, Birds in the Kitchen
Featuring U.S. Scallops, U.S. Whiskey, U.S. Wild Rice and American Craft Beer
U.S. Sweet Potato and Kimchi Balls with Shiitake Seaweed Aioli

Recipe by Yannic Stockhausen, Restaurant Cordo
Featuring North Carolina Sweet Potato
Mac no Cheese Balls with Ketchup

Recipe by Steffen Sinzinger, GOOD n` Vegan
Featuring California Almonds
U.S. Cheddar-Chili-Potato-Bomb with Furikake, Sichuan-Chili-Mayo and Zhoug
(Yemini green sauce)


Recipe by Vladislav Gachyn, Restaurant Goldies
Featuring Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese
California Prune and Berlin Blood Sausage Croquettes with a Smoked Apple Dip

Recipe by Lausebengel 
Featuring California Prunes and American Craft Beer
U.S. Lobster Kibbeh Salad with Green Mango and Lentils

Recipe by Michael Schulz, Restaurant Irma La Douce
Featuring U.S. Lobster
Spanish-Korean U.S. Beef Goroke with Onion Blossom Vinegar Mayonnaise, Soy Sauce, Smoke Jalapeño Chili & U.S. Craft Beer Marmelade  

Recipe by José Miranda Morillo, Restaurant Kochu Karu
Featuring U.S. Beef Brisket and American Craft Beer