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Thursday (February 2)

Breads of New York
Thursday, February 2nd, 6:30 p.m.
Join Andrew Coe (of the Good Bread column on Serious Eats) as he moderates a panel of New York bread experts in their discussion of the history and tradition of bread in New York City. Panelists include: Orwasher's Keith Cohen, Eli Zabar of Zabar's, Frank Parisi of Parisi Bakery, and Jessamyn Rodriguez from Hot Bread Kitchen $10. The Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard Street, New York, NY; event website

New York's Hot Chocolate Festival
Month of February
Join City Bakery as they celebrate hot chocolate during the month of February. Each day this month, they've got a different hot chocolate drink. This year's line-up features caramel hot chocolate, espresso hot chocolate, and even bourbon hot cocoa! The City Bakery, 3 West 18th Street, New York, NY; event website

Beer and Chili
Thursday, February 2nd, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
In honor of Superbowl Sunday, join Bruce Sterman, owner of Manhattan Chili Co., for a talk and tasting of all things beer and chili. $35. Whole Foods Bowery Culinary Center, 95 East Houston Street, New York, NY; event website

The Douro Boys Wine Tasting
Thursday, February 2nd, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Join Portuguese wine aficionados, the Douro Boys, as they pour and discuss Portugal's fine wine offerings. April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman will also be in attendance (and serving food). $95 for V.I.P hour. $75 general admission. Ace Hotel, 20 West 29th Street New York, NY; event website

Saturday (February 4)

Kiva Third Annual Wine Tasting
Saturday February 4th, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Join Kiva, a New York City based non-profit geared toward alleviating poverty, for their 3rd Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser. Guests will enjoy 6 different wines from countries in which Kiva is active, while learning more about the nonprofit's mission. 10% of funds will go directly to Kiva. $50 at door. Bottle Rocket Wine & Spirit, 5 West 19th Street New York, NY; event website

Sunday (February 5)

Super Bowl at La Birreria
Sunday February 5th, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday at Eataly's rooftop beer hall, La Birreria. As the game is being broadcast on eight flat-screen televisions, guests will enjoy a traditional Italian bacchanal involving 13 all-you-can-eat food stations and all-you-can-drink Moretti beer. $100. La Birreria, 200 Fifth Avenue New York, NY; event website

Bark and Sixpoint Super Bowl Tailgate
Sunday February 5th, 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Bark Hot Dogs and Sixpoint come together to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday with an all-you-can-eat-and-drink extravaganza featuring Bark's signature dogs, nachos, and Sixpoint on tap. $75. 474 Bergen Street New York, NY; event website

Super Bowl at City Winery
Sunday February 5th, 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday at Soho's City Winery with football-friendly foods such as hot wings and sliders, and City Winery's own vino. Three 150-foot flatscreen televisions are being brought in just for the occasion. Ticket prices vary. City Winery, 155 Varick Street New York, NY; event website

Down The Road

Tasting and Understanding Spirits from Micro Distilleries with Michael Neff
Friday February 10th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Join expert bartender/proprietor of Ward III and The Rum House (and SE contributor), Michael Neff, for an education in micro-distillation. Samples New York Rye, spelt whiskey, and apple vodka while gaining an understanding of this era of craft spirits. $89. Astor Center, 399 Lafayette Street New York, NY; event website

New Amsterdam Market Valentine's Gift Shop & Soda Fountain
Saturday February 11th & Sunday February 12th, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
It's time for the second annual Valentine's Day Gift Shop & Soda Fountain. Guests will be given the opportunity to browse through featured sweets, chocolates, pastries, and coffees or enjoy a soda fountain delight from P&H Spoon and The Bent Spoon. South Street Seaport Museum, 213-215 Water Street New York, NY; event website

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