Event Guide

Your Weekly Guide to Good Food: July 20th – July 26th

August 4, 2015


What we’re reading this week- Current events in food+ food for thought!

>Good food vs Big Food – POLITICO tackles the lobbying side of the never-ending tale of David and Goliath. Read the full story here.
>Hospital-run farms – what a refreshing idea! 
>The egg shortage + how bakers are getting creative with replacements.

National Event Pick:

Wed, August 5th, 12PM- 1PM ET
Online Webinar

Exclusive Webinar Series: Bucket Brigades and the Fight Against Hunger

This installment of FoodTank’s Webinar series will feature the anti-hunger movement’s Joel Berg in with a 30 minute presentation, followed by 15 mins of Q&A.  Join to learn more about hunger, why it exists, solutions, and roadblocks. Free to register!

NYC Events:

1. Tues, August 4th, 6:30PM to 8PM
Magnolia Bakery| 200 Columbus Ave. at 69th St.| Manhattan
Magnolia Bakery: Filled Cupcakes

A class where you will learn how to make some of Magnolia Bakery‚Äôs favorite filled cupcakes, including truffle cupcakes with chocolate filling and coconut cupcakes with lemon cream filling. The $60 ticket will get you  six of the cupcakes you decorate to take home, sprinkles, an at-home starter kit, Magnolia Bakery tote bag and more.

2. Tues, August 4th, 7PM-8:30PM
The Homestead| 67 Irving Pl.| Manhattan
Cheeses of Ireland and Britain

Let’s get cheesy. Join for a class (and tasting!) of cheeses from Ireland and Britain, associated with great pride and tradition.  Tickets are $65 (give the cheese, get the cheese). 

3. Wed, August 5th, 5PM to 10PM
J’eatJet?| 685 5th Ave.| Brooklyn

Crab Boil!

All you can eat Blue Crabs! Join for a night of delicious local seafood (the rest of their menu is locally farmed,  thumbs up!).  $40 per person includes sides & dessert, and there will be bar specials throughout the evening.

4. Sat, August 8th, 5PM to 9PM
East River Park | 24-20 FDR Drive, Enter at East 23rd St.| Manhattan
Cookout NYC’s Ciderfeast

Party on the East River with more than a dozen cider makers pouring 30+ of the best regional, national, and European ciders. The ciders will be perfectly paired with outdoor grillables and live folk music.  General admission is $60. 

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