NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond


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Thursday (October 10th)

Cocktails for Comfort
Thursday, October 10th through Saturday, October 19th. Chemo Comfort is hosting a ten-day benefit to raise money for cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. Purchase certain drinks at participating bars to support Chemo Comfort's cause. Prices vary. Various locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens; locations and event details

Saturday (October 12th)

Apple Picking with the Brooklyn Kitchen
Saturday, October 12th, 9:30 a.m. Go on an apple picking trip to Stone Ridge Orchard in upstate New York with the Brooklyn Kitchen. Tickets include round trip transportation, coffee, breakfast, snacks, entrance to the farm, apples and a hay ride. $60. 100 Frost St, Brooklyn, NY; tickets and event details

Taste of Gramercy
Saturday, October 12th, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Taste local dishes from Gramercy restaurants. A portion of the proceeds will go to local schools including P.S. 40. Leftover foods will be donated to the Bowery Mission. One ticket covers five tasting portions. $40. Irving Place between 17th and 18th St, New York, NY; ticket and event details

"Brooklyn Pour" Craft Beer Tasting Event
Saturday, October 12th, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Taste over 100 different craft beers at Village Voice's third annual Brooklyn Pour. $50. Skylight One Hanson. 1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, NY; ticket and event details

Tuesday (October 15th)

Fried Chicken Celebration feat. Sean Brock
Tuesday, October 15th, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Hearth is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a series of anniversary dinners. First up: a three-course fried chicken feast. $65. 403 East 12th Street, New York, NY; Call 646-602-1300 for reservations.

Dinner With Epicurus: Lush Life In Ancient Greece
Tuesday, October 15th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Join Francine Segan for a taste of Ancient Greek food. Discover Ancient Greece's dining culture and health secrets. $45. Lexington Avenue at 91st St, New York, NY; ticket and event details

Wednesday (October 16th)

"Sacred and Profane" Dinner with Abbey Ales
Wednesday, October 16th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Hog Days of Summer whole hot pit master Tyson Ho teams up with Jewish sandwich man Noah Arenstein for a five-course dinner featuring "sacred' Jewish food paired with "profane" swine. Dishes include porky latkes, cholent, and a chiccharron ice cream sundae. Abbey Ales will provide brews to complement. $45. Jimmy's No. 43. 43 East 7th St, New York, NY; ticket event details

Thursday (October 17th)

Food Tastings With Kitchen Arts & Letters: On Food and Writing
Wednesday, October 9th, 7:00 p.m. Discuss food writing with chefs Daniel Patterson and Gabrielle Hamilton. A book signing will follow after. $21. Warburg Lounge. Lexington Avenue at 92nd St, New York, NY; ticket and event details