NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond

Root Beer Ice Cream Sandwich at Coolhaus

Join Coolhaus, along with many other vendors, at The Village Voice Choice Streets event. [Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Thursday (May 1)

From Our Farms to Your Forks: Recipes from the Vermont Farm Table
Thursday, May 1st, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cookbook author Tracey Medeiros is teaching a cooking class featuring farm-to-table recipes from her latest book, Vermont Farm Table Cookbook. The menu will include steamed clams, turnip greens, and an arugula, fig, and goat cheese salad. $18. Whole Foods Bowery Culinary Center, 95 East Houston Street, New York, NY; details.

Saturday (May 3)

Blogger Bake Sale
Saturday, May 3rd, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Come to the Blogger Bake Sale at Brooklyn Flea, which will be selling food and raffle tickets to raise money for No Kids Hungry, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating childhood hunger in America. Brooklyn Flea, 176 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY; details.

Cinco de Mayo Cooking Class
Saturday, May 3rd, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dos Caminos Executive Chef Ivy Stark is leading a cooking class featuring red snapper ceviche, tacos al pastor, cocktails, and more. $75. Dos Caminos, 373 Park Avenue South, New York, NY; details.

Sunday (May 4)

Spring Pop-up @ Queens Farm
Sunday, May 4th, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Local food entrepreneurs are gathering for a pop-up market celebrating the best food Queens, and the city as a whole, as to offer. Buy food from the stalls, or watch presentations and participate in workshops. $5. Queens County Farm Museum, 7350 Little Neck Parkway, Queens, NY; details.

Wednesday (May 7)

The Village Voice Choice Streets
Wednesday, May 7th, 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Attendees to the third annual Village Voice Choice Streets Food Truck Event will get to sample items for more than 20 food trucks, including Uncly Gussy's, Luke's Lobster, and Coolhaus. 21+. $50. Pier 86 of The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, One Intrepid Square, 12th Avenue & 46th Street, New York, NY; details.

Thursday (May 8)

Cocktails and Eats
Thursday, May 8th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All the Tastes of New York is putting on its spring event, "Cocktails and Eats." Guests will sample small bites paired with cocktails, wines, beers, ciders, and spirits. $69. Midtown Loft & Terrace, 267 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; details.


Cinco de Mayo at Empellón Taquería
Sunday, May 4th and Monday, May 5th
Empellón Taquería is giving you two ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. On Sunday they are offering a two-course prix fixe brunch, and on Monday they are offering a three-course dinner along with the normal à la carte menu. $45-$55. Empellón Taquería, 230 West 4th Street, New York NY; details.

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic
Friday, May 9th through Tuesday, May 13th
The Manhattan Cocktail Classic is five days of party, conference, trade show, and more, spread across four boroughs. The festival will contain almost 100 separate events. Various prices and locations; details.

Edible Institute 2014
Saturday, May 10th and Sunday, May 11th
Join Edible magazine for a two-day conference featuring discussions on the current and future state of food in America, as well as tastings and other events. Speakers will include Mark Bittman, Anna Lappé, and Tom Philpott. $125-$185. The New School, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY; details.

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