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 15th, 7PM-9PM | McCarren Hotel Rooftop Lounge | 160 North 12th St, Williamsburg | Brooklyn
The Fourth Annual Spirits of New York
Keep your spirits high! Join the only event featuring Spirits exclusively made in NY. There will be vodka, shine, white brandy, rye, Bourbon and gin from selected regional producers served- most ingredients grown and produced in NY, otherwise, fair/direct traded. Taste some of the best booze in the state and also meet their makers. Hosted by Slow Food NYC and the McCarren Hotel, food available for purchase. Tickets are $40 general admission ($30 for Slow Food Members).
2. Tues, June 16th, 6:30PM-9PM | R/GA Accelerator | 353 W 39th St, 3rd Floor | Manhattan
How Nutrition Tech Personalizes Eating: Food+ Tech Meetup
Join for a panel and networking with the startups that are leveraging technology to make food choices healthier, more transparent and personalized. Presentations and Q&A with Edamam, Ingredient 1, Power Supply, How Good, and Meals to Heal. Networking, nibbles from Ox Verte, Meal Maison, Brewla, and Krunch Kitchen, plus beer and wine before and after the presentation. Tickets are $20.
3. Wed, June 17th, 7PM-9PM | The Martha Washington Hotel banquet space | 29 East 29th St. | Manhattan
Chef to Chef: Real Talk
Calling those who want to start a culinary career or take theirs to the next level! Join for an open panel, networking, and shift drinks on the house! The Executive Chefs and Chefs de Cuisine of Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group will have a panel discussion around what it takes to succeed in the panel industry today.
4. Sat, June 20th and Sun, June 21st | 10AM- 6PM | Brooklyn Expo Center | 72 Noble St. | Brooklyn
The Seed Experience 2015: 4th Annual Food & Lifestyle Expo
A two-day festival focusing on living a healthy, compassionate, and eco-friendly lifestyle. There will be over 100 exhibitors of leading national brands and best-of-class local merchants sampling, selling, and showcasing their products and services. Experience workshops, cooking demonstrations, and presentations from top chefs, world-renowned speakers, doctors, nutritionists, and champion athletes. Plus, award-winning films screenings and Q&A with the director. Tickets are $30 for a day pass, or $50 for a weekend pass.
5. Sun, June 21st, 12PM- 3PM | Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm | 307 Flint St, Greenport | Long Island
Oyster Farm Tour and Tasting
Curious about where oysters come from? Take a tour of Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm with Julie Qiu from In A Half Shell in Greenport on Sun 6/21 and enjoy a magnificent oyster, wine and French sausage lunch afterwards. You’ll be able to meet veteran oyster farmers Mike and Isabel Osinski, try their oysters and see the operation up close. Part of Sustainable Seafood Week NYC- Tickets are $75, which includes tour & lunch.