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.
1. Mon, June 8th, 7PM-9PM | Charlie’s Bar and Kitchen | 112 Lincoln Ave (between Bruckner Blvd& E 134th St | Bronx
The Bronx Slur- Charlie’s Bar and Kitchen
Slow Food NYC’s monthly happy hour! Free and open to everyone. This month’s is hosted at Charlie’s Bar and Kitchen, one of NY Magazine’s picks for “Best Bronx Bar.” Charlie’s features Southern-influenced cuisine with locally sourced ingredients from Hunt’s Point Market and South Bronx farmers market. Find them in the back room- there will be $5 draft beer, house wine, and well cocktails until 8PM.
2. Tues, June 9th, 6:30PM-8:30PM | Brooklyn Grange Flagship Farm in Long Island City | 37-18 Northern Blvd | Queens
Fresh Cheesemaking with Sprout Creek Farm
Ricotta be kidding me! Come learn the basics of cheesemaking, from pasture to plate, led by Allison Toepp of Sprout Creek Farm. Then, try your hand at whipping up a fresh batch of ricotta to take home, and finish class by sampling some of Sprout Creek Farm’s aged cheeses. Tickets are $40.
3. Fri, June 12th, 6:30PM-9PM | Brooklyn Grange Farm @Brooklyn Navy Yard | Flushing Ave. & Clinton Ave. | Brooklyn
Summer Cooking with Local Creative
Join Local Creative for a night on the Brooklyn Grange rooftop, where you will learn about seasonal produce and urban farming. The night will include a walking tour of the farm, a raw foods meal prepared together with produce from the farm, and a refreshing sorrel popsicle at sunset. The menu will consist of a shiso, avocado & citrus salad over arugula, accompanied by a summer grain salad featuring mint, radishes, and pea shoots. Tickets are $75.
4. Sat, June 13th | 1PM- 5PM | Online Webinar
Crowdfunding for Food Entrepreneurs: Webinar/ E-course
This course will be run as a webinar on June 13th from 1pm to 5pm- if you cannot make that, you can take the course at your own pace starting on June 17th. This course will teach you everything you need to know to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign for your food startup projects. Learn from Lisa Q. Fetterman, who has raised over $1.3 million for her sous vide startup, Nomiku, through two Kickstarter campaigns. The course is $99.
5. Sat, June 13th, 1PM- 5PM | Lavender Lake | 383 Carroll St. | Brooklyn
World Gin Day Festival
Ginthusiasts rejoice! The first annual World Gin Day Festival is here! Join for a tasting of 20+ gins, as well as speciality cocktails. Tickets are $60 for the public.