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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: May 11th – 16th

May 11, 2015

1. Mon, May 5th@ 8PM | 92nd Street Y | 92nd St at Lexington Ave | Manhattan
The Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits (and What to Do With Them)
Ever found yourself wondering how the heck you can use a fruit or vegetable at the Farmers’ Market or in your CSA box? Join Hugh Acheson and Kat Kinsman as they bring produce to the center of your plate. Tickets are $30.

2. Thurs, May 14th- Sun, May 17th | Harlem | Manhattan
Harlem Eat Up: A Celebration of Food, Spirit, and Culture
The highly-anticipated 4-day festival, highlighting all the variety and deliciousness of Harlem in all its glory. Join a fabulous dinner party, hit The Stroll, or hear what the tastemakers are discussing at Harlem Talks. As part of its mission and dedication to Harlem, the festival will donate proceeds to Harlem Park to Park and Citymeals-on-Wheels to support small business and feeding Harlem’s homebound elderly. Buy your tickets at Red Rooster, 310 Lenox Ave. Mon-Fri 2PM-5PM. 

3. Thurs, May 14th, 6:30PM-8:30PM | 61local | 61 Bergen St. | Brooklyn 
UrbanAg Pitch Night
Calling all Urban Food Production, Security & Access Business ideas! This is an open-mic night for fresh business ideas to improve food access and availability in NYC- five minutes to pitch your idea and get feedback from industry experts.  Email with your name, phone number, and 250 word description of your idea. 

4. Friday, May 15th
Food Revolution Day!
Join the fight for Food Education for every child.  Food Revolution Day is looking to create “a strong sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again, and empower people everywhere to fight obesity.” Sign the petition here+ keep an eye out for our Food Revolution Day contest to come!

5. Sat, May 16th, 11:30AM-3PM | 334 Greenwich St. (at Duane St.) | Manhattan
Taste of Tribeca

An outdoor culinary festival benefiting arts and enrichment programs at local public schools PS 150 and PS 234. Enjoy dishes from over 60 of Tribeca’s best restaurants, wine and beer tours, family-friendly Kids’ and Sports Zones, and live entertainment. Celebrate the 21st Annual Taste of Tribeca- tickets are $45, u
se our discount code: FOODSTAND to get $5 off! 

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: May 4 – May 10

May 4, 2015

The Top 5 Food Events to Check Out This Week

Alert! Madison Square Eats, open now through May 28th in Madison Square Park 

1. Tues, May 5th, 7PM-11PM | Pier 86 of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum | 12th Avenue and 46th Street | Manhattan
The Village Voice’s 4th Annual Choice Streets Food Truck Event

Have you been chasing your favorite food trucks around the city? Search no more! This event will bring you 20 of the city’s favorite and highly sought-after food trucks, all in one place.  Join for a fun night aboard The Intrepid.  The $55 General admission ticket will get you entrance from 8pm, samplings from 20+ food trucks, complimentary beverages, entertainment, and access to The Intrepid. 

2. Tues, May 5th @7PM | The Greene Space | 44 Charlton St. | Manhattan
Muslim/ American: Eating Halal
Halal food vendors are more popular than ever in NYC. Join for a tasting and discussion on how halal food has evolved, and how religion and culture mix in the kitchen.  Tickets are $30.  

3. Thurs, May 7th, @6PM| Back Label Wine Merchants | 111 West 20th St. | Manhattan
Spring Cocktails Class at Back Label Wine Merchants
Cheers to the Sun! Back Label’s spirits buyer and cocktail expert, Allison Klug, will be preparing drinks that will pull you out of that winter funk and back into the mindset of rooftop soirees and backyard lounging.  Tickets are $40, which will also get you a $20 voucher for anything in the store. 

4. Sat, May 9th, two sessions @3PM & 8PM | Broad Street Ballroom | 44 Broad St. | Manhattan 
NYC Spring Wine Festival
Wine not? Join the “Celebration of Wine Downtown” with over 200 wines to sample.  Tickets are $99 for a session, which includes wine tastings, food, live music, and your custom etched tasting glass to keep.  

5. Sun, May 10th, @3:30PM | Brooklyn Brainery – Prospect Heights | 190 Underhill Ave | Brooklyn
Composting with worms: Indoor Vermicomposting demystified
Composting can seem too hard for the average citizen, but in this class, you’ll learn how easy it can be. We’ll talk through the basics of indoor vermicomposting (composting with worms) and how you can do your part to reduce your food waste. Each participant will construct a bin, fill it with bedding, add some red wiggler worms, and watch them go to work!

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: April 27th – May 3rd

April 27, 2015

1. Tues, April 28th, 1:30PM-5PM | Metropolitan Pavilion | 123 West 18th Street, 4th Floor Gallery | Manhattan
Alto Adige Wines Grand Tasting
Craving some Italian wine?  Join the  wineries of Alto Adige/Südtirol for this free walk-through tasting of over 25 producers and 20 different grape varieties. Experience a blend of la dolce vita and Alpine flavor from Italy’s northernmost wine region. Valid ID and business card required for entry. 

2. Wed, April 29th 7PM-10PM | Jimmy’s No. 43 | 43 E 7th St (enter from 3rd Ave!) | Manhattan
Food+Tech Fundraiser Party for Jimmy’s No. 43
Foodstand is thrilled to be partnering with Food+Tech Connect for a meetup/ fundraiser for Jimmy’s No. 43. Due to the East Village explosion and fire next door, Jimmy’s had to close for 2+ weeks.  Join us to help our friends at Jimmy’s, a staple in the good food community, get back on their feet! $30 admission includes local snacks and drinks, 100% of the proceeds will go to Jimmy’s!

3. Thurs, April 30th, 6:30PM- 8:30PM | ABC Carpet & Home | 888 Broadway | Manhattan 
Just Label It! The Conceal or Reveal National Kick-Off in NYC
Join for the launch of the new national campaign to demand mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.  Conversation starts at 7pm, free to attend!

4. Fri, May 1st 7PM-11PM | Studio Square | 35-44 37th St. | Long Island City 
2nd Annual Five Boro Craft Beer Fest
Welcome May in this Craft Beer haven.  This indoor/ outdoor event features over 100 craft beers, some never before tasted!  Tickets are $85, which will get you unlimited tastings of craft beer, gourmet food, live music, and a commemorative glass.  All proceeds benefit Grow NYC.

5. Sat, May 2nd, 12PM-5PM | Brooklyn Borough Hall | 209 Joralemon Street | Brooklyn’s Local Food & Travel Expo
Celebrate the local food community and find your next getaway or local day trip with green getaway ideas! The event is free and will feature local wines, cheeses, an outdoor NY State Farmer’s Market, and a special “Made in Brooklyn floor.”  

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food

April 20, 2015

The Best Food Events in NY: April 20th – April 26th

REMINDER! SAVE THE DATE: Monday, April 27th @ 6:30pm
Foodstand Spotlight with Slow Money: Grab your spot here!

1. Mon, April 20th @ 7:30PM | Berg’n | 899 Bergen St. | Brooklyn
April Bloomfield at Berg’n (Book Cooks Series)

Join April Bloomfield as she presents A Girl and Her Greens,  the highly anticipated follow-up to A Girl and Her Pig! At this pre-publication event, Bloomfield talks with Eric Demby and offers a greens-based appetizer for attendees, followed by a book signing.Tickets are $40, which will get you the book and an appetizer as well!

2. Tues, April 21st @7PM | Clinton Hall | 90 Washington St. | Manhattan
Maine Beer Company Night! 7 Brews – Peeper, Mo, a tiny beautiful something & more

Love beer? It’s tough to find more than two beers from Maine Beer Company in the same place, so take advantage of this variety of seven brews! There will be beers, food, and great company! Event is free to attend, pay as you eat and drink.

3. Wed, April 22nd 6PM-8PM | Jimmy’s No. 43 | 43 E 7th St (btn. 2nd & 3rd Ave.) | Manhattan
Jimmy’s Cocktail Classics with High West Whiskey

Calling all of our whiskey lovers! Come mingle, taste, and learn the tricks of the cocktail making trade in the first of this new series of spirits sampling events at Jimmy’s No. 43. High West Whiskey was the first distillery in Utah since Prohibition, and named the “Whiskey Pioneer of the Year” in 2011.  Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door!

4. Thurs, April 23rd @7PM | 92nd St Y |  Lexington Avenue at 92nd St | Manhattan
Genius Recipes from Food52

Does your recipe collection need a spring refresh? Join Food52’s executive editor Kristen Miglore as she discusses what makes a recipe truly genius with some of the Genius Recipe creators themselves. Kristen Miglore and Merrill Stubbs will be signing copies of Food52 Genius Recipes: 100 Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cookfollowing the event.  Tickets are $30.

5. Sat, April 25th 12PM-4PM | Historic Richmond Town |  441 Clarke Avenue | Staten Island
NYC Chili Cookoff

A chili dream come true! Eat or compete, with some of the best chili recipes in NYC!  The deadline to compete is Tues, April 21st.  Tickets are $10 Adult/ $5 Child in advance or $12 Adult/ $5 Child at the door.  Get ready for a spicy day!

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: April 13th

April 13, 2015

The Best food Events in NY: April 13 – April 19th

1. Wed, April 15th, 6PM-10PM | Metropolitan Pavilion | 125 West 18th Street | Manhattan

Taste of the LES

Few things can top unlimited food, an open bar, luxury prizes, and a night with 50 of New York’s most acclaimed and diverse restaurants.  A Taste of the Lower East Side brings everyone to the table- with proceeds benefitting Grand St. Settlement’s continuum of human services and programming for 10,000 New Yorkers of all ages. Tickets are $195, available online until Tuesday. 

2. Thurs, April 16th, @7PM | 92nd St. Y | Lexington Avenue at 92nd St | Manhattan 

Diana Henry with Melissa Clark: Food Writing and Cookbooks, A Lifelong Love 

Fascinated by cookbooks? Join cookbook author Diana Henry and NYT columnist Melissa Clark and find out how cookbooks can help you discover poetry, history, travel writing, inspiration and touchstones of the past.  Tickets are $30.

3. Sat, April 18th, 11AM-6PM | The Altman Building | 135 West 18th Street | Manhattan

The Seed: Market, Celebrating Earth Month

The first and only pop-up plant-based market in Manhattan! The Seed and The Altman Building brings  together a community of local, plant-based, cruelty-free and eco-friendly businesses.  Join for a day at the market with tastings, cooking demonstrations, renowned keynote speakers, and even morning yoga sessions.  Admission is free.  

4. Sat, April 18th- Mon, April 20th @ 12PM-9PM | Millenium Broadway Hotel | 145 West 44th Street | Manhattan

Women chefs & restaurateur’s 2nd annual national conference

Join female chefs, television personalities, authors, restaurateurs and culinary experts to share knowledge and experiences and to celebrate the strength and success of women in the food community.  The conference covers all aspects of the food and hospitality industry with master classes, speakers, panel discussions, offsite tours parties, a gala, camaraderie, and memorable conversation.  Tickets vary in price for different events.  

5. Sun, April 19th@ 6PM | The Cornelia Street Cafe | 29 Cornelia St | Manhattan

Fork it Over: Our Food Talk/ Taste Series: After Winter, Spring with Marion Nestle

Join renowned author and food politics expert, Marion Nestle, along with documentary filmmaker, Judith Lit, and host, Liz Stretch, for an evening of conversation, food intimacy and story telling.  Catch a sneak peek of Judith’s film After Winter, Spring, before it goes off on its national screening tour in May.  Chef Dan Latham will do a blindfolded food tasting that marries the spoken word, as well as a food pairing. Tickets are $15, including a tasting- mention Foodstand and get your tickets for $10!

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food Events in NY: April 6th – April 12th

April 6, 2015


The Top 5 Food Events to Check Out This Week

Here are this week‘s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks who love indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

Photo Credit: Swide

1. Mon, April 6th 5pm-7pm | Brooklyn Brewery | 79 N 11th St. | Brooklyn
The Art and Mystery of Brewing @Brooklyn Brewery

Artlab presents a deep dive into the art of craft brewing.  Go behind-the-scenes with Garrett Oliver (a former filmmaker) to learn how Brooklyn Brewery gets that vast array of flavors.  $10, must be 21+! 

2. Tues, April 7th &Wed, April 8th- Tours @2pm | Museum at Eldridge St. | 12 Eldridge St. | Manhattan
Passover Nosh & Stroll

Take a tasty expedition into the kishkes of the old Jewish Lower East Side.  The tour will visit culinary and historic landmarks, tracing the route of turn of the century immigrants.  $25 per ticket, tour last approx. 90 minutes.

3. Wed, April 8th @ 8pm | Brooklyn Brewery | 79 N 11th St. | Brooklyn
Community Supported What? Demystifying the CSA Movement

Come contribute to this important conversation about Community-Supported-Agriculture and learn about the different forms of CSA.  There will be a panel of CSA experts, presented by Edible Brooklyn and Brooklyn Brewery.  Bring your CSA insights- networking to follow the panel. $5 per ticket, 21+!

4. Fri, April 10th @AM- Sunday, April 12th@7PM | Wythe Hotel | 80 Wythe Ave. | Brooklyn
Food Book Fair

Calling all authors, chefs, scholars, farmers, restaurateurs, butchers, bakers and magazine-makers! The 4th Annual Food Book Fair is on this weekend, celebrating the intersection of food culture and food systems, and the writing that brings them to life. The Foodstand crew will be there, please stop by and say hi! Passes sold for the whole weekend, by the day, or for individual events.  

5. Sat, April 11th, 12PM-4PM | Historic Richmond Town | 441 Clarke Ave. | Staten Island
NYC BBQ Cookoff

Eat or compete! A family-friendly day of classic American BBQ.  Sample, stroll, and enjoy the festivities.  The only KCBS sanctioned BBQ cookoff in NYC.  $12 for adults, $5 for children


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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food Events: March 30th-April 5th

March 30, 2015

The Top 5 Food Events to Check Out This Week

Here are this week’s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks who love indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

Foodstand and Food Book Fair’s Ugly Food Soirée
(but check back tomorrow in case spots open up!)

Join Food Book Fair and Foodstand for an Ugly Food Soirée — a cocktail party to celebrate the beauty on the inside of some of our favorite foods. We’re bringing together artists, makers, growers, and changemakers to help us see food differently. We will have beverages, treats, and great conversations.

Tuesday, March 31st


@ The Yard Williamsburg (33 Nassau Ave, Brooklyn, 2nd floor)

RSVP Required

1. Tues, March 31st @ 6:30pm| Leonard Nimoy Thalia| 2537 Broadway| Manhattan

FoodFight screening of FedUp

FoodFight invites you to a private viewing of the spirited and critically acclaimed documentary Fed Up, narrated by Katie Couric. $20 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space. Share your views and learn about FoodFight over light bites, beer or wine after the screening.

2. Tues, March 31st @ 7PM| Darrow’s| 115 E. 18th St| Manhattan

The Manhattan Slur – Darrow’s
Slow Food NYC’s monthly Happy Hour! It is free and open to everyone- this month’s is hosted at Darrow’s Farm Fresh Takeout in Union Square (famous for their functional plates, organic beer, wine, and cocktails, and featuring an in-house nutritionist).  Mingle with Slow leadership and other “slow” minded people, while enjoying 50% off cocktails, beer, and select wines, or an $8 specialty cocktail of the day.

3. Wed, April 1st @ 7PM|Room& Board| 236 West 18th Street|Manhattan
Bring in the spring with the GrowNYC Community!  Seasonal cocktails presented by Gotham Bar and Grill, beer from Brooklyn Brewery, and hors d’oeuvres by Poppy’s. Tickets are $70.

4. Thurs, April 2nd7PM| NYU Education Building| 35 West 4th Street, Room 1080| Manhattan
Inventing Baby Food with Amy Bentley
Join Amy Bentley, author of Inventing Baby Food: Taste, Health, and the Industrialization of the American Diet, for a discussion about the rise of baby food, and its connection to other processed, unhealthy foods. Hosted by The James Beard Foundation, in partnership with Natural Gourmet Institute and Slow Food NYC, this discussion is part of the Enlightened Eaters series.  It’s free, with yummy snacks and refreshments provided by the Natural Gourmet Institute.

5. Fri, April 3rd @ 6pm| Back Label Wine Merchants| 111 W 20th Street| Manhattan
The Virtues of Acid! Wine Tasting
A free wine tasting of high-acid wines is sure to put a SPRING in your step! Head to Back Label Wine Merchants on Friday evening for an exciting sampling of bright, crisp, gorgeously-high-acid wines from Acid Inc. Selections.  Seriously, it’s free, and no RSVP required!

FYI on Grants for Farmers Market or Local Food Promotion

2015 Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) and 2015 Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) application deadlines are May 14th, 2015. More information is available on the Agricultural Marketing Service website.

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: March 2 – March 8

March 2, 2015

The Top 5 Food Events to Check Out This Week

Here are this week‘s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks who love indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

Red Barn in Vermillion, Photo credit: M01229

Red Barn in Vermillion, Photo credit: M01229

1. Thurs, March 5th @ 6:30PM| Museum of the City of NY | 1220 5th Ave |Manhattan

A Taste of the Old World: Jewish Food and Memory
Heard of Katz’s, Russ & Daughters, Zabar’s, Yonah Schimmel’s,  Barney Greengrass, or Mile End Delicatessen? These are names, both old and new, that define a distinctly New York brand of comfort food. Join a panel of leading food writers, purveyors and restaurant owners for a panel discussion about the powerful connection between Jewish food and memory, and why, “at this moment in 21st-century New York, the cutting edge of cuisine is the beet-heavy, cabbage-friendly, herring-loving diet of 19th-century Jews in Eastern Europe.” Panel features Noah Bermanoff, founder, creative director and managing partner of Mile End Delicatessen, Eve Jochnowitz, translator, adapter, and annotator of The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook, Mark Russ Federman, author of Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built, Laura Silver, author of Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food, and Julia Moskin (moderator), reporter for the New York Times Food section. 

2. Thurs, March 5th @ 6:30PM|Sullivan Thompson | 167 Bleecker St |ManhattanChef Showdown
Come join three innovative chefs, Foodstand Chef Jasmine Sheth, Chef Omar Zerrei, and Chef Tayo Ola and food lovers (a.k.a. you!), for a night of bites, drinks and conversation brought to you by Peatix, 29 Calories + 
Foodstand Chef Shuchi Naidoo, and Foodstand Food Lover Komeeda. All proceeds from the event will support FoodFight. Competition Details: Three chefs will each be creating two bite-sized appetizers reflecting their creative abilities. You, the audience, will taste, critique and judge each bite based on creativity, presentation and taste. The winner will be crowned the Showdown Champion!

3. Sat, March 7th @ 10:30AM|Watch Live or Join a Viewing Party|Manhattan
TEDx: Changing the Way We Eat
Brought to you by lead sponsor Change Food, this independently organized TEDx event will gather speakers and audience members from diverse backgrounds to create new synergies, connections and collaborations across disciplines. Speakers include Union Square Hospitality Group CEO and Founder Danny Meyer and Food Tank co-Founder and President Danielle Nierenberg. TEDxManhattan raises public awareness about critical issues facing the food system while fostering collaboration within the food movement.  In order to be inclusive, TEDxManhattan also invites communities, organizations, and individuals to organize viewing parties worldwide for the live webcast of this one-day TEDx event. 

 4. Sat, March 7th @ 9AM |Broad Street Ball Room| 41 Broad St|Manhattan

CoffeeCon 2015
CoffeeCon is the world’s first consumer coffee festival and coffee university featuring top coffee experts, tasting seminars, hands-on labs and classes in almost every brewing method. Try everything by tasting 100 different coffees roasted by individual coffee roasters both local and national side-by-side. Top baristas teach hands-on pour over labs, where everyone gets to play and learn. 

5. Sun, March 8th @ 2:30PM| LcLaughlin Hall | 110-06 Queens Blvd |Queens

Taste of the World Food Festival
Taste of the World is a social culinary event and showcase for Forest Hills restaurants held at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs parish. Showcased restaurants include the Michelin-starred Danny Brown Wine Kitchen, La Dolce Italia Bakery, La Boulangerie, Portofino, Jack & Nellie’s, Banter, Uno’s Chicago Grill, Ovo Sodo, La Vigna, Twist and Smash’d, The Reef, Wafa’s, East Ocean Palace, Manor Oktoberfest, The Family Restaurant, Keuka Café…with more to be announced!

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: Feb 9 – Feb 15

February 10, 2015

The Top 5 Food Events to Check Out This Week

Here are this week‘s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks who love indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

Photo credit: Trey Ratcliff

Photo credit: Trey Ratcliff

1. Mon, Feb 9th @ 7PM | 92nd Street Y | Lexington Ave at 92nd St | Manhattan

Cutting-Edge Food Trends
Join Dana Cowin, editor-in-chief of America’s premier food magazine Food & Wine, and TV personality Andrew Zimmern of the hit Travel Channel show, “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern,” as they share their special insights into food, wine, restaurants, culinary innovations and all things edible in a lively discussion about today’s food trends. Moderated by 92Y’s food historian Francine Segan.

2. Wed, Feb 11th @ 6:30PM | The Beard House | 167 West 12th St | Manhattan

James Beard House: Urban Farmhouse
With a new cookbook, two successful New York eateries, and a gluten-free burger that won over the Village Voice, Franklin Becker is proving just how delicious healthy cooking can be. Join the Beard House for a special gluten-free dinner, where Becker will showcase the flavorful fare that has garnered him acclaim from diners of all stripes. Menu includes everything from seasonal sunchokes and blood oranges to sea bass and duck dishes. Topped off with a delicious “Rocky Road” inspired dessert.  

3. Wed, Feb 11th @ 7PM | 92nd Street Y | Lexington Ave at 92nd St | Manhattan

Aphrodisiacs: Food & Sex
Oysters, champagne, chocolate, truffles and more—food and sex have been intimately tied for centuries. Join the 92nd St Y for an understanding of how g
round beetles, avocados and even frog saliva were believed to unleash passion, then savor a delectable sample of some classic aphrodisiacs.

4. Fri, Feb 13th @ 8:15AM | Natural Gourmet Institute | 48 W 21st St, 2nd Fl | Manhattan

NGI Presents: Valentine’s Day Pop-Up
Friends of Foodstand at the Natural Gourmet Institute invite you to join them for their upcoming Pre-Valentines dinner. Go alone, with a partner or friends, and mingle with like-minded foodies over a delectable spread of rose-inspired hors d’oeuvres including apples, pears, raspberries, almonds, and hawthorne. Dinner will also be accompanied by live cooking demos from NGI students throughout the evening. Select dishes include: Yucca latke ‘flower pots’ with smoked cashew cream, pickled onion bulbs & apple juniper relish, Rose-spiced black rice ‘mulch’ salad with winter white root vegetables & hawthorn oil, Grilled local trumpet mushrooms with eggplant caviar, sour cider pearls & beet chip ‘petals’, and House-made dark chocolates with rose water & golden tahini. Beverage: House-made hibiscus-ginger potion with edible flower rim. 

5. Sun, Feb 15th @ 1PM | Jimmy’s No. 43| 43 East 7th St | Manhattan
Winter Hot Dog Championship
It’s cold outside, but you know what is not cold? HOT DOGS. It’s time to get out of bed and enjoy your Valentine’s Day love hangover with a treat that your sweet really wants to eat. It’s time for the Winter Hot Dog Championship with specially crafted gourmet hot dogs, Danish craft beer, and prizes. You will be voting for your favorite hot dog recipes, including, The Mexi-Dog: Created by Crystal Civil, this hot dog is topped with pico de gallo, guacamole, pickled jalapeño, and fresh tortilla chips; The God Morgen Dog: Created by Kate Hovey Hornsby, this hot dog is topped with sriracha-ketchup, jalapeño cole slaw, deviled egg cream, and bacon; and The Hot Hanoi: Created by Hannah Sloane, this hot dog is topped with sriracha-mayo, pickled daikon and carrots, cilantro and mint.

SAVE THESE DATES for these upcoming events from The Foodstand (2/23) and Food and Enterprise* (2/27-3/1)

*Foodstand will be hosting a mini-spotlight and panel during the 3-day weekend. Stay Tuned!

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Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: Feb 2nd – Feb 8th

February 2, 2015

The Top 5 Food Events to Check Out This Week

Here are this week‘s not-to-miss food events where you can meet folks indulging in their favorite eats, just as much as you do. 

Photo Credit: Atelier Christine

Photo Credit: Atelier Christine

1. Mon, Feb 2nd @ 6PM | The Waldorf Astoria Hotel  | 301 Park Ave | Manhattan

Slow Wine US Tour New York City: 4th Edition

Slow Wine Tour critiques wine through the perspective of the Slow Food philosophy, giving prominence to small-scale winemakers who are using traditional techniques, working with respect for the environment and terroir, and safeguarding the incredible biodiversity of grape varieties that are part of Italy’s heritage. With the purchase of every ticket, attendees receive a complimentary copy of The Slow Wine Guide, in addition to the opportunity to discover and taste over 100 wines. Slow Wine is the only Italian wine guide that visits all of the winemakers included in the guide, in their vineyards. 

2. Tues, Feb 3rd @ 6:30PM | Brooklyn Winery | 213 North 8th Street | Brooklyn

Food Almanac 2015 – Climate Change, Agriculture, and Resilience

Since 1818, farmers have relied on the Farmers’ Almanac for homey wit and uncannily accurate weather predictions to inform their planting, harvesting, and day-to-day living. In 2015, Slow Food New York City, continuing a Food Systems Network NYC tradition, will sponsor the fifth annual Food Almanac, a food and farming prognostication inspired by the Farmers’ Almanac. The Food Almanac is a singular opportunity for food-active individuals to consider all things food and farming in the New Year. This year, a panel of farmers, scientists, and policymakers will speculate on an incredibly important aspect of food and farming — “Climate Change, Agriculture, and Resilience.”

3. Thurs, Feb 5th @ 7PM | 92nd Street Y | Lexington Ave at 92nd St | Manhattan

American Spirit: A Taste of the Craft 

Craft distilling has exploded in the United States in recent years, and those at the forefront are intrepid characters that will have you rethinking what’s in your liquor cabinet—and possibly your career choice. Join journalist James Rodewald, the former drinks editor of Gourmet, to shatter myths, unmask phonies and spill some stories over delicious craft spirits at the 92nd St Y. 

4. Fri, Feb 6th @ 8:15AM | Scholastic Auditorium | 557 Broadway | Manhattan

Bitten Food Convo

Bitten: a food conversation is a one-day conference, positioning food as a pillar of pop culture and bringing together today’s innovators and thought-leaders—those who are disrupting the food space—to talk about the future of food and its health, social, political and environmental implications. 

5. Sun, Feb 8th @ 6PM | Cornelia Street Cafe | 29 Cornelia Street | Manhattan

Fork it Over

Hang with the fabulous craft beer guru, Heritage Radio Network host and all round local food rockstar Jimmy Carbone of the East Village’s Jimmy’s 43, Allison Patel of Brenne, an award-winning Single Malt Whiskey made entirely in the Cognac region of France, and Daric Schlesselman, owner of Van Brunt Stillhouse, an artisanal distillery in Red Hook, Brooklyn and ex Daily Show editor.  Get up close and personal with this special trio as they share their personal adventure with all things food and drink. Expect a fun beer and whiskey session with a teasy tasting of beverages.