Serious Eats: New York
NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond
Thursday (September 19)
The Gohan Society and Marukome present: Miso Discovery
Thursday, September 19th, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Learn about Boulud Sud's chef Travis Swikard's travels in Japan where he got into miso and toured miso-processing facilities. There will be a cooking demonstration using miso and a tasting right after. $20. International Culinary Center. 462 Broadway, New York, NY; tickets and event details
When Wine Meets Food
Thursday, September 19th, 7:30 p.m.
City Grit's first fall wine dinner will be a wine inspired menu featuring three restaurants from Massachusetts: The Blue Room, Belly Wine Bar and Central Bottle Wine + Provisions. $85. 38 Prince Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details
Friday (September 20)
Viva La Comida
Friday, September 20th, 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Viva La Comida, the Queens street food and culture festival, is back again to celebrate and showcase great street food with music, arts and entertainment. The festival features food carts such as the Arepa Lady and Tortas Neza. Free to enter; pay per item, some VIP "tours" available. 82nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue, Elmhurst, NY; event details
Feeding the 5000
Friday, September 20th, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Join Disco Soup in an anti-waste event where attendees chop, peel and prepare (and eat) salvaged vegetables and fruit from farms with music. Free. Pier 57. 15th Street and Westside Highway, New York, NY; event details
Wine Riot New York
Friday, September 20th, 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Wine Riot's third annual wine tasting event will serve 250+ wines from all over the world starting this Friday and running until Saturday night. Sip different wines, taste various food pairings, participate in wine crash courses and various booths. $60. 69th Regiment Armory. 68 Lexington Ave, New York, NY; ticket and event details
Saturday (September 21)
Taste the West Village 2013
Saturday, September 21st, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Taste the West Village is launching its fifth annual fundraiser outdoor culinary festival featuring dishes from over 30 restaurants in the neighborhood. There are kid-friendly activities at the festival including bracelet making, cupcake decorating, yoga and soccer. A live band of students from P.S. 41 will be performing. All proceeds go to P.S.41. $40-$100. The Yard at PS 41, Greenwich Ave. and Charles St., New York, NY; tickets and event details
Hammer & Claws
Saturday, September 21th, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Hammer & Claws is a three hour Maryland blue crab buffet. Approximately 40,000 live crabs are transported from the Chesapeake Bay to New York for the feast where they'll be steamed and served with corn on the cob, cornbread, hot dogs, and unlimited Abita beer. There are three seatings; the last one is on Sunday 22nd from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. $95. The Tunnel at the Terminal Stores Building, 269 11th Avenue, New York, NY; tickets and event details
Sunday (September 22)
Summer Feasts: The Breslin Lobster Boil
Sunday, September 22nd, 5:30 p.m.; 8:00 p.m.; 10:30 p.m
The Breslin will be serving a lobster boil summer feast menu until Sunday. A meal includes lobster, clams, mussels, whelks and side dishes.
$75. 16 West 29th Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details
Monday (September 23)
Collards and Carbonara at City Grit
Monday, September 23rd, 7:30 p.m.
Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman of Memphis's Hog and Hominy are cooking at City Grit as part of their tour for their book, . The five course meal will include some dishes from the book. $85, $150 for two tickets and the book. 38 Prince Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details
Celebrity Chefs at Hearth
Monday, September 23rd, 7:00 p.m.
Join Hearth Restaurant for a seven course fundraiser dinner with cocktail and wine pairings. Top chefs including Michael Symon will create the dinner. The fundraiser is for A Life Story Foundation. Menu includes lamb, black bass, and panna cotta. $325. 403 East 12th Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details
From the Ground Up: Community Food and Justice Film Screening
Monday, September 23rd, 6:30 p.m.
The Tribeca Film Institute is launching a film screening series on food security and justice issues. The first film in the lineup, A Place at the Table, focuses on hunger, and will be followed up by a panel discussion and reception. Additional screenings will follow over the next couple months. Free. Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street, New York, NY; registration and event details
Tuesday (September 24)
The Macaroon Bible Book Party
Tuesday, September 24th, 6 p.m.
Not the French cookies; if you're looking for a classic coconut macaroon, Danny Macaroons makes the best we've had, and he's throwing a party to celebrate the launch of his cookbook, The Macaroon Bible. Meet Danny, get your book signed, and snack on, you guessed it, some coconut macaroons. Free. Whisk, 933 Broadway, New York, NY; event details
Thursday (September 26)
Hokkaido Fair at Mitsuwa
Thursday, September 26th through Sunday, September 29
Mitsuwa's Hokkaido food fair is back with food from Japan's northern regions. The food fair features Sapporo miso ramen, king crab bento boxes, stuffed squid, melon soft serve ice cream and more. Free to enter, pay per item.. Mitsuwa Marketplace, 595 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ; event details
The Joy of Sake
Thursday, September 26th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The Joy of Sake celebrates its 10th year in New York City with a sake and food tasting event. There will be 384 different sakes to taste and appetizers from 15 restaurants including ramen burgers by Keizo Shimamoto. ticket and event details
On The Noodle Road: A Reading & Conversation With Jen Lin-Liu
Thursday, September 26th, 7:00 p.m.
A book discussion on Jen Lin-Liu's On the The Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome with Love and Pasta with Francis Lam. Drinks will be provided and there will be a book signing after. Free. 112 W. 27th Street, 6th Floor, NY; event details
Savor the Season Uptown
Thursday, September 26th, 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Harvest Home Farmers Market's celebrates its 20th year in New York City. The event features food, desserts and drinks from diverse restaurants north of 96th street. Proceeds are donated to Harvest Home programs and services. $125. Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave. New York, NY; tickets and event details
Friday (September 27)
Le Grand Fooding: Time Mach'Iin 2013
Friday, September 27th, and Saturday, September 28th, 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Le Grand Fooding is hosting a "Time Machine" food event that will take you through the development of modern gastronomy by featuring foods and drinks from the 1990's, 2000's and 2010's. Tickets includes four courses, cocktails, coffee, and other surprises. $100. Res, 372 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY; tickets and event details
Saturday (October 5)
Sherry Fest NYC
Saturday, October 5th, Various times.
Sherry Fest kicks off in New York City on October 5th with free sherry tastings in different wine stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn. There are Sherry Fest Dinners in days to follow. On October 6th, a dinner located at Pearl & Ash features Emilio Lustau and Sánchez Romate, a 230 year old sherry firm. On October 7th, Lorenzo García-Iglesias of Bodegas Tradición and Cristina Recio of Aecovi will host an intimate dinner in a private room at Maysville restaurant. Both four course dinners are $130 each and include eight different sherry pairings. Various locations in NY; ticket and event details