Event Guide

Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: June 1st – June 6th

June 1, 2015

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. 

Two Foodstand Events this Week! 

Reminder: Spotlight Event TONIGHT!
Reserve a spot for free with the code: FOODSTANDBETA.
Can’t join us in person? We’ll be live-streaming so you can participate from wherever you are. RSVP here to join the live stream. 

Whether you have butter on your fingers, you’re about to dive into your dish at dimly lit restaurant, or you’re running through the market, capturing your favorite food moments isn’t always a breeze. Join us and Foodstander Evi Abeler for a VIRTUAL workshop on how to take great food photos – tips from a pro, for the everyday eats.

1. Tues, June 2nd @7PM| 92nd St Y| Lexington Ave at 92nd St| Manhattan
Chris Fischer and Michael van Valkenburg on Food, Farming, and Creativity
Join Chef Chris Fischer, who grew up farming on Martha’s Vineyard and authoredThe Beetlebung Farm Cookbook, and Michael Van Valkenburg, landscape architect who was raised on a dairy farm in the Catskills, for a talk on the challenges and rewards of small-scale New England cultivation. Chris Fischer will be signing copies of The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook.  Part of Kitchen Arts & Letters Series, tickets are $30.

2. Wed, June 3rd @6:30PM|The Tenement Museum| 103 Orchard St at Delancey St| Manhattan 
Tenement Talks: Vegetarian Cooking: Past and Present
Calling all vegetarians and those who love to cook for them! Join for a talk comparing vegetarianism of the past to today, along with a tasting from the Vilna Vegetarian cookbook, originally published in 1938.  The book’s translator, Eve Jochnowitz, and neighborhood vegetarian restaurateur, Amanda Cohen (Dirt Candy), will be interviewed by culinary historian Jane Ziegelman.  Tasting by historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman.  This event is free and seats are first come, first served. Doors open at 6pm.

3. Thurs, June 4th @ 7PM| 92nd St Y| 92nd St at Lexington Ave|Manhattan
Straight Up Recipes and Lore: Negroni vs Old-Fashioned
Calling our drink connoisseurs for a talk on the histories of two of the world’s most iconic drinks.  It will be led by Gary Regan, author of The Negroni: Drinking to La Dolce Vita, and Robert Simonson, author of The Old-Fashioned: The Story of the World’s First Classic Cocktail, with Recipes and Lore.  Both will be signing copies after the event.  Part of the Kitchen Arts & Letters series, tickets are $35.

4. Sat, June 6th| 10AM to 5PM| Industry City| 241 37th St.| Brooklyn
CoffeeOne: New York Coffee Week
Coffee before talkie! Wake up on Saturday morning and celebrate New York Coffee Week.  CoffeeOne is a day to gather world-class vendors and avid consumers who support the New York coffee industry.  Featuring local coffee samples, beer and food vendors, music, a latte art competition, and more!

5. Sat, June 6th, 12PM-5PM| Historic Richmond Town| 441 Clarke Ave| Staten Island
Enjoy a Saturday stroll through the historic town with samples from local chefs.  Traditional recipes, fine wines, American dishes, and ethnic flavors are sure to make for a tasty day. Tickets are $35 for adults, $10 for children at the door- $28 adult tickets online until two days before.

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