NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond
Thursday (September 20)
Le Grand Fooding Brooklyn
Saturday September 1st, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This may be the food event of the year. A multi-day and location food party, essentially. Events include a Clicquot Brooklyn champagne tour, a campfire at the Brooklyn Flea, and a French dinner at Frankie's 457. Check out their website to choose an event. Multiple Locations; event website
Farewell Summer Clambake at Hester Nights
Thursday September 20th, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Street fair Hester Nights is bidding summer adieu with a seafood themed menu and a clambake. There will be lots of great food and live music as well. Free. Eventi Plaza, 851 6th Avenue, New York NY; event website
Friday (September 21)
Viva La Comida!
Friday September 21st, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
As we've mentioned before, this food festival will offer some of the best Latin food in the city. Free. Dunningham Triangle, 82nd Street and Baxter Avenue, Jackson Heights NY; event website
Cooking Light Hosts Light Up the Night
Friday September 21st, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
In celebration of their 25th anniversary, Cooking Light hosts this gathering of celebrity chefs and mixologists who will be cooking up lighter versions of their specialties. A portion of the proceeds goes to charity. $100. The Highline, 16th Street at 10th Avenue, New York NY; event website
Oktoberfest Beers and Menu Tasting Class at Cooking By The Book
Friday September 21st, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cooking By The Book's Small Bites Big Sips series of tasting classes has an Oktoberfest theme this week, with four beers to drink and German dishes to taste. $100. 13 Worth Street, New York NY; event website
Omnivore Food Festival
Friday September 21st, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Omnivore World Tour comes to DeKalb Market in Brooklyn. Chefs from all over will be holding classes and vending fare through Sunday. Events include Omnivore's "Fucking Dinners," dinner parties with outstanding and unusual menus prepared by two chefs, one local and one international. Visit the website to pick an event, most of which will be on Saturday and Sunday. Free. 138 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn NY and some other locations; event website
Saturday (September 22)
City Harvest's "The Brooklyn Local" Fall Marketplace
Saturday September 22nd, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
City Harvest is hosting its second annual The Brooklyn Local Event at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. More than 75 vendors will have booths offering local nibbles and sibs from throughout the borough. Expect live music and an interactive kid's zone too! Proceeds will benefit City Harvest. BK Bridge Park: 334 Furman Street, Brooklyn NY; event website
The Tangled Vine Wine Bar & Kitchen Saturday Tasting Class
Saturday September 22nd, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Tangled Vine launches their new monthly Saturday tasting classes this weekend. The first class will center on rose wines. $24. 434 Amsterdam Avenue, New York NY; event website
Stone Street Oyster Festival
Saturday September 22nd, all day
An outdoor Oyster Festival on Stone Street, with live music. Free. 58 Stone Street, New York NY
Sunday (September 23)
Kosher Grilling Contest
Sunday September 23rd, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Three Kosher grillers compete in Fairway's first annual Kosher Grilling Contest. Free. Lexington Avenue between 88th and 89th Streets, New York NY; event website
Fish Butchery Class at the New Amsterdam Market School
Sunday September 23rd, 12 p.m. or 5 p.m.
Learn to cut a fish at this cooking class, so you can start buying whole fish at the supermarket. $60. 224 Front Street, New York NY; event website
Monday (September 24)
Swine Hatch Chilies Prix-Fixe Dinner
Monday September 24th, 7 p.m.
West Village restaurant Swine is offering a prix-fixe menu on Monday based around New Mexican Hatch Chilies. $70. 531 Hudson Street, New York NY; event website
Challenge Everything You Thought You Knew About Wine
Monday September 24th, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Master of Wine Jean Reilly turns everything you thought you knew about wine on its head in this class. $70. event website
Fernet-Branca Barback Games at Webster Hall
Monday September 24th, 8 p.m. to 2 p.m.
40 barbacks compete in this obstacle course of sorts at Webster Hall, hosted by Fernet-Branca. Free.125 East 11th Street, New York NY; event website
Tuesday (September 25th)
The Masters of Social Gastronomy Get Shelved: Preservatives and Convenience Food
Monday September 25th, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The monthly lecture series turns to preservatives and convenience food. Free.Public Assembly, 70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn NY; event website
Thursday (September 27th)
Special Event! Wine Bar Pop Up
Thursday September 27th, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
A wine bar pop up store from New York's smallest winery. Offerings include black currant mead and dandelion wine. Free.254 South 2nd Street, Brooklyn NY; event website
Supper Club at Haven's Kitchen
Thursday September 27th, 7 p.m.
Chefs Jonathan Beno and Scott Boggs create the feast for this supper club dinner at Haven's Kitchen in Chelsea. $185.109 West 17th Street, New York NY; event website