Street Food: Coolhaus NY

[Photograph: Christine N. Fan

Saturday (August 4)

PARKED! A Food Truck Festival
Saturday August 4th, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
On Saturday over 30 trucks will gather at the South Street Seaport for the annual Parked! food truck festival. There will be beer and champagne gardens as well as live music and activities for kids. Admission is free (you pay per item at the trucks), but $65 dollars earns you a spot at each truck's VIP express line, plus a drink and 10 bites from 10 trucks. South Street Seaport; event website

Dairy Documentation
Saturday August 4th, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Museum of the Moving Image is showing a documentary by Rudd Simmons (producer of The Royal Tennenbaums) as part of their Rural Route Film Festival. The film follows a couple who use their savings to buy an old dairy farm. Q&A with the director to follow. Free with $12 museum admission. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, NY; 718-777-6888; event website

Bunna Cafe at Cafe Addis
Saturday, August 4th, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
North Brooklyn Ethiopian pop-up Bunna Cafe is heading to Harlem's Cafe Addis to sell a host of vegan Ethiopian classics, including lentils and stewed greens, with dancing and discounted honey wine on the side. $6 to $12 for food. 435 W 125th Street
Harlem, New York, NY; event website

Monday (August 6)

Narragansett Beer Dinner Series at Perilla
Monday August 6th, 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Starting next week, Perilla will be partnering with Narragansett Brewing Company to host Monday night dinners for the rest of August. This four-course family style meal will feature summery seafood paired with Narragansett tall boys. Reservations are strongly suggested. $60 per person plus gratuity. 9 Jones Street, New York, NY; restaurant website

Seasonal Seafood Class
Monday August 6th, 6:30 p.m.
Chef Rienne Martinez shares seafood secrets and strategies at the Brooklyn Kitchen in Williamsburg, covering everything from buying fresh to shucking bivalves to cooking it all. Includes a chef table's dinner at the end and wine pairings sponsored by Vine Wines. $75. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY; event website

Tuesday (August 7)

The Life and Times of the Knish
Tuesday August 5th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Food journalist and knish expert Laura Silver lectures on the cultural and historical significance of the savory Jewish pastry at the New York Public Library. Free. New York Public Library, 455 Fifth Ave., New York, NY; event website

Wednesday (August 8)

Wine and Gourmet Chocolate Pairing: A Match Made in Heaven
Wednesday August 8th, 7 p.m.
Wine journalist Stefani Jackenthal instructs on the finer points of tasting chocolate and wine, and how to match the two for optimum taste bud delight. $40. 1395 Lexington Ave., New York, NY; event website

Marcus Samuelsson at the Strand Bookstore
Wednesday August 8th, 7 p.m.
Renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit and Red Rooster will read from his new memoir "Yes, Chef" in the Rare Book room of the Strand this Wednesday. Amanda Hesser, co-creator of Food52.com and author of "The Essential New York Times Cookbook" joins him after for an everything-food-related conversation. Admission is purchase of either Samuelsson's book or a $10 gift card to the Strand. 828 Broadway, New York, NY; event website

Vegan Empanadas Class with the Vegan Latina!
Wednesday August 8th, 6:30 p.m.
Vegan cookbook author Terry Hope Romero shows how to make empanadas, the flaky meat-filled Latin pastry, entirely meat and dairy free at the Brooklyn Kitchen. Attendance includes beer from Great Brewers. $65. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY; event website

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