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Thursday (December 12)

Fish and Rose
Thursday, December 12th through Monday, December 30th 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
This dinner-only pop-up restaurant celebrates local food with fish and meat from nearby farms. Email for reservations. 10 Kenmare Street, New York, NY; event details

Friday (December 13)

Malaysian Cooking Class with Mohan Kulasingam
Friday, December 13th, 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Learn how to make Malaysian classics like oyster omelet and prawn noodles. BYOB. $70. KitchenNYC. 306 West 51st Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Saturday (December 14)

Sixpoint Holiday Concert and Beer Festival
Saturday, December 14th, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Listen to two hours of live (rock, r&b, indie, and jazz) music while sipping unlimited samples of 12 different holiday beers. The festival raises money for The Humane Society of New York. $40-$50. SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY; tickets event details

Holiday Cupcake Decorating
Saturday, December 14th, 4:00 p.m.
Decorate cupcakes while sipping wine. Students also bring home six cupcakes. $65. 85 MacDougal Street, New York, NY; tickets and event details

Sunday (December 15)

Jono Pandolfi Designs Sample Sale
Sunday, December 15th through Monday, December 16th, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Samples, seconds and unique home and garden pieces (vases, plates, bowls, mugs, table décor) are on sale for up to 70% off retail prices from the artist who designs service pieces for Eleven Madison Park, Atera, and other top restaurants. The Brian Morris Gallery, 163 Chrystie Street, New York, NY; event details

Monday (December 16)

Filipino Night at the Spotted Pig
Monday, December 16th, 5:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
The Spotted Pig takes on traditional Filipino food including Sinigang (tamarind soup), Arroz Caldo (savory rice porridge) and Tocino (cured pork). 314 West 11th Street, New York, NY; event details

Tuesday (December 17)

The Culture of Tea and Tea Ware Expo
Tuesday, December 17th through Tuesday, January 14th.
Learn about the history, functions, art, and types of tea at Fang Gourmet's Tea Expo. Participate in seminars which will explore traditional teas, herbal teas, and tea ware. Tea tastings, demonstrations and talks vary every day. There's also a DIY tea ware and porcelain painting event. Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel (Garnet Room). 135-25 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, NY; event details

Wednesday (December 18)

Wednesday, December 18th, 6:30 p.m.
Learn how to make your own sushi and maki with sushi-grade fish, seasoned rice, sauces, and multiple sushi techniques. $85. The Brooklyn Kitchen. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY; tickets and event details

The Feast
Wednesday, December 18th through Sunday, December 22nd, 8:00 p.m.
A five-course fish-centric dinner with edible surprises. $105. Take Root.  187 Sackett Street, Brooklyn, NY; reservations and event details

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