Event Guide

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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