NYC Food Events for the Weekend (and Beyond)
Note: We're working to make sure this list is up to date. The events listed here are still on as of this morning. But if we've made an error, if you hear about cancellations, or if there are others that we missed, let us know. Double check to make sure an event is still on before going.
Saturday (November 3)
Bunna Cafe at The West
Saturday November 3rd, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Williamsburg's Ethiopian food and coffee pop-up is back at The West serving an Ethiopian vegetarian dinner for $8 to $12. Chill out with a plate of gomen, Ethiopian coffee, and maybe a cold beer or two. 379 Union Ave, Brooklyn, New York; event website
Sunday (November 4)
Croissant Making Class w/ Roberta's Baker Melissa Weller
Sunday November 4th, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Learn how to make those buttery, flaky pastries you love so much with a demo and hands-on class taught by Melissa Weller, the head baker at Roberta's and formerly of Per Se. $65. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn NY; event website
Monday (November 5)
Italian-American Foodways and the Making of Modern New York
Monday November 5th, 6 p.m.
Rocco Marinaccio from Manhattan College discusses the cuisine Italian immigrants in early twentieth century NY developed here in the context of its effect on the immigrants, institutional actions, media representation and how mainstream responses to this cuisine shaped "modern" NY. Free. 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th & 6th Ave), 17th floor, New York NY; event website
Two-Part Whole Beef Butchery Class
Monday November 5th and Monday November 12th, 6:30 p.m.
Over the course of two Mondays, Sara Bigelow of the Meat Hook will demo and answer all your questions on breaking down a whole cow. Tastings from various cuts and beer sponsored by Great Brewers will be enjoyed. $200.100 Frost Street, Brooklyn NY; event website
Tuesday (November 6)
Jim Meehan at Amor y Amargo's Boozy Book Series
Tuesday November 6th, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Jim Meehan from PDT, author of The PDT Cocktail Book and The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy will highlight cocktails with Banks Rum. Free entry. 443 East 6th Street (between 1st St and Ave A), New York NY; event website
Thursday (November 8)
The Art of Sandwich Making with Saltie
Thursday November 8th, 6:30 p.m.
Get your sandwich fix in this hands-on class headed by Saltie, a Williamsburg hotspot for all things delicious between two pieces of bread. Learn the fundamentals from sandwich construction to quick pickling to making your own spreads and condiments. $55. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn NY; event website
Hot Bread Kitchen's Night Market
Thursday November 8th, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Boulud Sud, Má Pêche, Salumeria Rosi, Gran Electrica, and Momofuku Milk Bar show their support for Hot Bread Kitchen by offering tastings at this event. Held in their kitchen, you'll get a rare behind-the-scenes look at the bakery, along with enjoying cocktails and samples from other La Marqueta vendors and Hot Bread Kitchen Incubates. $150. 1590 Park Avenue, New York NY; event website
Italian cheesemaker Renato Brancaleoni at il Buco
Thursday November 1st to Tuesday November 6th
To celebrate Renato's artisan cheeses inspired by ingredients from the Italian countryside, il Buco and its sister restaurant il Buco Alimentari & Vineria will host tastings, lunches and dinners featuring the cheeses. $95 for lunch, $120 for dinner with wine pairings. 53 Great Jones Street, New York NY (lunch) and 47 Bond Street, New York NY (dinner); event website
Curry Club at Jones Wood Foundry
Every Monday in November, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. (dinner service)
Jones Wood Foundry will be exploring the popular British pub staple, the curry, in partnership with Saira Malhotra, a food writer and expert on Indian food. A different curry will be served every week, such as lamb bhuna with pine nut pilaf and parmesan parantha. $23 for the evening's featured curry with Indian breads, condiments, beers and wines. 401 E. 76th Street (between 1st Ave and York), New York NY; event website