NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond

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Friday (October 19)

Classic Cocktails Class with Sother Teague at The Brooklyn Kitchen
Friday October 19th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Join Sother Teague of Amor Y Amargo for his Classic Cocktails Class at The Brooklyn Kitchen. There will be light snacks paired with the drinks to get you through the tastings. $75. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn NY; event website

Apple Fest at Terroir on the Porch
Friday October 18th, 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Terroir's High Line outpost, Terroir on the Porch, is holding an Apple Fest through Sunday. Guests can order a selection of ciders, including apple ice wine and apple cider donut holes. Free entry. High Line, 15th Street at 10th Avenue, New York NY; event website

Saturday (October 20)

Cider Night at Taproom 307
Saturday October 20th, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Taproom 307 celebrates Cider Night, with a day of ciders and cider cocktails. Free entry. 307 3rd Avenue, New York NY; event website

Get Crushed at City Winery
Saturday October 20th, 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visit City Winery this Saturday to participate in wine making, tour the wine cellars, and taste the wines. Featuring live music and a brunch buffet as well. $35. 155 Varick Street, New York NY; event website

Sunday (October 21)

Grub Street Food Festival
Sunday October 21st, 10 p.m. to 6 p.m. New York Magazine teams up with the Hester Street Fair to bring you this third annual food festival showcasing some seriously delicious food. Free entry, pay per item. Hester and Essex Streets, New York NY; event website

Gluten Free Baking Class with Ovenly
Sunday October 21st, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Erin Patinkin and Agatha Kulaga of Ovenly in Greepoint show you how to make delicious, gluten free cookies. $65. 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn NY; event website

"Not My Day Job" Culinary Showcase
Sunday October 21st, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. A food and beverage tasting event from some of the best restaurants in the city, as well as a talent show performed by people in the restaurant industry. $50. 15 East 27th Street, New York NY; event website

Cider Dinner at the Queens Kickshaw
Sunday October 21st, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. A five-course, cider-paired dinner at the Queens Kickshaw. This event will also happen Monday, October 22nd. $55. 40-17 Broadway, Astoria NY; event website

Basic Knife Skills at the New Amsterdam Market
Sunday October 21st, 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. A two-hour comprehensive knife skills class at the New Amsterdam Market School. $40. 224 Front Street, New York NY; event website

Paul Virant and April Bloomfield Cook Together at the Ace Hotel
Sunday October 21st, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. In celebration of the release of his cookbook The Preservation Kitchen, Paul Virant will be joining April Bloomfield to cook a special menu at the Ace Hotel. There will also be additional courses from chef Nick Anderer of Maialino and chef Josh Even of The John Dory Oyster Bar, as well as dessert by Jane Tseng of The Breslin Bar & Dining Room. Ticket includes a copy of the book. $150, $200 with wine pairings. 20 West 29th Street, New York NY; event website

The Brooklyn Curry Experiment
Sunday October 21st, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sample some of the best curry dishes around and drink plenty of beer at this tasting competition hosted by the Brooklyn Brewery. All attendees are welcome to enter their own curry dish. The judges include Andy Ricker of Pok Pok Ny and Jehangir Mehta of Graffiti and Mehtaphor. $15. 70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn NY; event website

Tenth Annual Apple Pie Contest at Enid's
Sunday October 21st, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Taste over fifty of the area's best apple pies, or bring your own to be judged at Enid's this Sunday. There will also be snacks, prizes, and seasonal drinks. Free entry. 560 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn NY; event website

Monday (October 22)

Monday October 22nd, all week Monday begins Sherryfest, a week-long series of events celebrating sherry. Check out the Sherryfest website for a list of great sherry-centric tastings and dinners. various locations; event website

Tuesday (October 23)

Lemon: NYC, A Culinary Event to Fight Childhood Cancer for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
Tuesday, October 23rd, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Jonathan Waxman and other culinary greats like Tom Colicchio and Susan Fengier will each be preparing a four-course meal for those attending the event, to raise money for Alex's Lemonade Stand, a foundation that fights children's cancer. $1000. Industria, 775 Washington Street, New York NY; event website

6th Annual Taste of Red Hook
Tuesday October 23rd, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Over forty local restaurants from the upcoming South Brooklyn area will be serving dishes at this food festival taking place at Red Hook's new art center, The Intercourse. There will be music and activities in addition to the food. $100-$500. 159 Frontier Street, Brooklyn NY; event website

David Woodrich at Amor y Amargo's Boozy Book Series
Tuesday October 23rd, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Amor y Amarge is holding a boozy book series, hosting authors and serving special $10 cocktails based on the author's work. Up on Tuesday is David Wondrich, author of Imbibe! and winner of the James Beard Wine and Spirits award, and Improved Hollands Gin Cocktails will be on hand. Free entry. 443 East 6th Street, New York NY; event website

A Night to Rebuild Emillia Romagna Fundraising Event
Tuesday October 23rd, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. West Village club Parlor hosts this event to raise money for the Emilia Romagna region of Italy, which was recently hit by an earthquake. Michael White, Anthony Bourdain, and others will be contributing the food. There will also be mixologists creating special cocktails, live music, and a silent auction. $250. 286 Spring Street, New York NY; event website

Wednesday (October 24)

A Rare Interview with Celebreated Authors Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi at "Brooklyn By The Book"
Wednesday October 24th, 7: 30p.m. Celebrated London chefs and authors Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi kick off "Brooklyn By The Book," a monthly reading and lecture series put together by Congregation Beth Elohim and Community Bookstore. The conversation will be moderated by award-winning chef Rozanne Gold. $10 suggested donation 274 Garfield Place, Brooklyn NY; event website

Omission Beer Tasting at Swine
Wednesday October 24th, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Taste gluten-free breakout beer at Swine, in honor of Celiac's Awareness month. Free entry. 531 Hudson Street, New York NY; event website

Fall Harvest dinner with Jonathan Waxman at Rosa Mexicano
Wednesday October 24th, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Jonathan Waxman is crafting the menu for Rosa Mexicano's Fall Harvest Dinner, focusing on local sourcing and seasonal flavors. Waxman will be creating some new cocktails as well. $55. 9 East 18th Street, New York NY; event website

Thursday (October 25)

Brooklyn Farmyards Fundraiser at 61 Local
Thursday October 25th, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Chefs from Parish Hall, Seersucker, and more are preparing dishes for 61 Local to pair with beer at this fundraising event benefiting the Brooklyn Farmyards. $40. 61 Bergen Street, New York NY; event website

Chef Yotam Ottolenghi Chats with Friend Jonathan Safran Foer at The Strand
Thursday October 25th, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Chef Yotam Ottolenghi and Jonathan Safran Foer speak about life, food, writing, and Ottolenghi's new book with Sami Tamimi, Jerusalem. Attend by purchase of book or $10 gift card. 828 Broadway, New York NY; event website

Bordeaux Under One Roof at the Empire State Building
Thursday October 25th, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. A tasting event with purveyors from the region, as well as two forty-five minute lectures. $50. Empire State Building 350 5th Avenue, 61st Floor, New York NY; event website

Serge Hochar at Hearth
Thursday October 25th Serge Hochar of Lebanon's Chateau Musar winery will be at a special dinner at Hearth, with his wines poured by Paul Greico. The menu includes roast pork loin, stuffed cabbage, and delicate bombolini. $146 all inclusive. 403 East 12th Street, New York, NY; call for reservations at 646-602-1300; event website