NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond
Thursday (September 5)
Is Food Art?
Thursday, September 5th, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
A discussion panel organized by the Food Studies program at The New School addressing the connections between food and art. Free. Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th St., New York, NY; event details
Friday (September 6)
Friday, September 6th, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
At this class of beer 101, topics include brewing techniques and styles through tasting six beers. $50. Corkbuzz Wine Studio, 13 E. 13th Street, New York, NY; tickets and class details
From Vat to Vault
Friday, September 6th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Learn about distinctions between different cheeses and the cheese-making process from the udder to the cave. Cheese samplings are included in the class. Class is held by the Bedford Cheese Shop. $35. The Homestead, 67 Irving Pl., New York, NY; tickets and event details
Saturday (September 7)
New York City Honey Festival
Saturday, September 7th, 10:00 a.m. to sunset
Celebrate urban beekeeping with Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm and Rockaway Beach Club at the third annual NYC Honey fest. Vendors will sell and sample bee-related goods include honeys, desserts, candles, cosmetics, and t-shirts. The event also features movie screening on the beach, intro classes, hive observations and kid-friendly activities including face painting and costume making. Free.
86th Street Boardwalk, Rockaway Beach, NY; event details
Saturday, September 7th, 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Celebrate and vote for your favorite street cart at the Vendy Awards. Sample various street foods from over 20 vendors. Admission includes all you can eat food, an open beer bar, and non-alcoholic drinks. No tickets are required for children under 8. $60-$145. Industry City, 148-167 39th Street, Brooklyn, New York; tickets and event details
Saturday, September 7th, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pig Island returns for its fourth year of celebrating heritage pigs and the chefs that cook them. Beer, wine, cider, cooking demonstrations, and live bands accompany the pork. Entry is free for children under 12 with paying adult. $65-$85. Ikea Waterfront, 1 Beard Street, Brooklyn, NY; tickets and event details
Sunday (September 8)
Brooklyn Wort Homebrew Competition
Sunday, September 8th, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join Sycamore and Brooklyn for Homebrew's 7th Annual Homebrew competition. Try 30 beers from local homebrewers and choose your favorite beer for the competition. Winning brewers will win prizes while you enjoy beers, food, and music. $40. The Bell House, 149 7th street, Brooklyn, NY; tickets and event details
Tuesday (September 10)
Ruth Bourdain Book Event
Tuesday, September 10th, 6:30 p.m.
Zagat writer Kelly Dobkin will interview Josh Friedland, the man recently unmasked as the writer behind Ruth Bourdain. There is a small Q&A segment and a book signing for Friedland's book, Comfort Me with Offal. The Brooklyn Kitchen and Brooklyn Brewery provide light refreshments at the venue. $10. The Brooklyn Kitchen, 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY; tickets and event details
Evil Twin Brewing Beer Dinner
Tuesday, September 10th, 7:00 p.m.
Craftbar and Evil Twin Brewing will host a five-course dinner with dishes created to accompany experimental brews. The menu includes oysters, pork, tartare, and ice cream. $140. Craftbar, 900 Broadway, New York, NY; reservations and event details
The Unholy Trinity Dinner
Tuesday September 10th, 7:00 p.m.
A seven-course dinner hosted by Louro chef David Santos and pastry chef Will Goldfarb. The menu offers cocktails, foie gras pudding, suckling pig, and much more. $125. 142 W. 10th Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details
Wednesday (September 11)
Wine Class: Food & Wine Pairing 200
Wednesday, September 11th, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
This is the second September installment of Corkbuzz Wine Studio's weekly series of wine pairing classes focusing on tannins and fats. Plenty of wine to taste of course, with food. $75. 13 E. 13th Street, New York, NY; tickets and class details
Brooklyn Brewery Dinner with Garrett Oliver
Wednesday, September 11th, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
L'Apicio is hosting a dinner featuring Brooklyn Brewery Brewmaster Garrett Oliver. The four-course dinner is accompanied with eight beer pairings. Menu includes ceviche, polenta, sausages, and much more. tickets and event details