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It's Cider Week. [Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Thursday (October 17)

Daniel Boulud with Budd Mishkin
Thursday, October 17th, 8:15 p.m.
Join Daniel Boulud for a talk and book signing. $29. Buttenwieser Hall, Lexington Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Friday (October 18)

Cider Week NY: The Intoxicating Apple
Friday, October 18th, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Join Rowan Jacobsen for a book discussion on his latest book, Apples of Uncommon Character. Tickets include four ciders, small tastings and cheese pairings. $40. The Wythe Hotel Screening Room. 80 Wythe Ave, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Saturday (October 19)

Meze Brunch
Saturday, October 19th, 12:00 p.m.
A pop-up brunch party is happening this Saturday and Sunday at The Old Bowery Station. Dishes served include shakshuka, flat breads and desserts. Ticket also includes two glasses of wine and coffee. $40. 10 Kenmare St, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Cider Week NY: Harvest Beer & Cider Sessions
Saturday, October 19th, 1:00 p.m.
Jimmy's No. 43 hosts a regional cider tasting with food pairings. Learn what ciders come from where, and what the differences between them are. $50. Jimmy's No. 43. 43 East 7th St, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Fritanga (Mexican pig roast)
Saturday, October 19th, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
B'klyn Burro is hosting a fritanga, a Mexican-style whole pig roast with unlimited pork, chicharrones, and tacos. $25. Havemeyer Park. Kent Ave btwn S. 3rd and S. 4th, Brooklyn NY; tickets and event details

Cider Week NY: Domaine Dupont Tasting
Saturday, October 19th, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Join Anne-Pamy Dupont, of Domaine Dupont for a French cider discussion and tasting. Tickets include a tasting of three ciders. $18. The Queens Kickshaw. 40-17 Broadway, Astoria, NY; tickets and event details

Sunday (October 20)

Grub Street Food Festival at Hester Street Fair
Sunday, October 20th, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
New York Magazine and Grub Street are throwing their fourth annual food festival. Highlights include Dominique Ansel Bakery's release of "Cocoa Chowder" and a cronut giveaway. There will be over 75 vendors and a beer garden at the festival. Admission is free, pay per item. Hester Street Fair. Corner of Hester & Essex St. New York, NY; event details

Danish Red Sausage Event Hosted by Revolving Dansk
Sunday, October 20th, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Try danish hot dogs and drinks while listening to Europop and Scandinavian rock music. Admission is free, pay per item. Aamanns-Copenhagen. 13 Laight St, New York, NY; event details

Monday (October 21)

Fresh Mozzarella Making at Del Posto
Monday, October 21st, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Del Posto is hosting a class on making three different types of mozzarella. Pull your fresh cheese, then have a family-style meal made from your hard work. $200. Del Posto. 85 10th Ave, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Wednesday (October 23)

Five Course Cider-Paired Dinner
Wednesday, October 23rd, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Celebrate cider week with a five course dinner paired with various ciders. Menu highlights include cider churro, cheese course, and quince tart. $60. The Queens Kickshaw. 40-17 Broadway, Astoria, NY; tickets and event details

The Food Film Festival Opening Night: The Kings of BBQ
Wednesday, October 23rd, 7:00 p.m.
Watch barbecue themed films including 1 Minute Meal: Blessed by Brisket, Mile High Pie and The Kings of BBQ: Barbecue Kuwait. A BBQ brisket dinner with beers and lemon meringue pie will follow. $95. AMC Village 7. 66 Third Ave, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Himalayan Mixology Series
Wednesday, October 23rd, 7:00 p.m.
Participate in a private group tour of Gateway to Himialyan Art and the Tibetan Buddhist Shrine room and a how-to on mixing drinks with a Himalyan twist. $25. Rubin Museum of Art. 150 West 17th St, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Chefs Mat Clouser & Zack Northcutt of Swift's Attic at City Grit
Wednesday, October 23rd, 7:30 p.m.
The chefs of Austin's Swift Attic come to City Grit. $75. 38 Prince St, New York, NY; tickets and event details

After the Storm: Hurricane Sandy Anniversary Benefit for Shore Soup
Wednesday, October 23rd, 7:30 p.m.
A celebration of local food and drink—and the Rockaway Rescue Alliance's work and progress in hard-hit Sandy-affected areas. All proceeds will go to The Rockaway Rescue Alliance Shore Soup Project. $85, $200 VIP. The Bowery Hotel. 335 Bowery, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Thursday (October 24)

Eating Asian America
Thursday, October 24th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Discuss the newly released new New York University anthology: Eating Asian America. Topics to be covered include politics of school lunch in Hawaii, the history of Kikkoman, the rise Asian food trucks, and much more. Free, must RVSP. 19 West 4th Street New York , NY; event details

The Food Film Festival, Edible Adventure #008: The Surprise Inside
Thursday, October 24th, 7:00 p.m.
The Food Film Festival kicks off with a selection of films on pocket foods like macaroons, dumplings, and tacos. You'll taste some of the dishes you see on the screen as you watch. $85. AMC Village 7. 66 Third Ave, New York, NY; tickets and event details

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