Event Guide

Your Weekly Guide to Good Food- August 31st- September 6th

August 31, 2015

What we’re reading this week…

Current events in food + food for thought!

>Food and Healthcare: Group Aims to Show That Good Food Can Work as Well as Medicine

>Food Waste and Beef Fat Will Be Making Airplanes Soar

National Event Pick:

1. Wed, Sept 2nd, 4pmET | Conference Line
Slow Food USA Town Hall Meeting with Alice Waters and Dan Barber

A 60 minute national telephone conversation to kick-off the 2015 September Slow Food membership campaign.  They will explore questions about the future of food, like: What efforts inspire you? Has, as Dan Barber contends, the farm-to-table movement run its course? Are there deeper goals for farmers to join forces with chefs? What about soil? Technology? Beauty? Do these desires and concerns inform and inspire us in a nation with a growing appetite for edible education?

NYC Events:

1. Tues, Sept 1st, 6PM-7:30PM
Magnolia Bakery UWS | 200 Columbus Ave at 69 St | Manhattan
Magnolia Bakery BYOB: Classic Cupcakes and Wine

Does a night of cupcakes and wine sound like a dream come true? Then this one’s for you! Learn Magnolia Bakery’s signature icing swirl.  Tickets are $60, which includes six of your cupcakes to take home, their best-selling vanilla cupcake and vanilla buttercream recipes, an at-home starter cupcake icing kit, and more. 

2. Tues, Sept 1st, 7PM to 10PM
Heights Tavern | 3910 Broadway | Manhattan
Brooklyn Brewery Beer Dinner at Heights Tavern
 In coordination with Good Passports Summer 2015 Beer Passport program Heights Tavern is hosting a Tasting Tuesday Beer Dinner with Brooklyn Brewery.  Enjoy the last of our summer nights with a five-course dinner paired with Brooklyn Brewery beers.

3. Wed, September 2nd, 6:30PM
Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm | Flushing Ave at Clinton Ave | Brooklyn

A palooza we can all get behind! Celebrate the epic harvests of summer with a cocktail hour and a four-course family-style dinner.  Five amazing chefs will put their own spin on Brooklyn Grange’s rooftop crops, with garden to glass cocktails and a farm fresh menu.  Tickets are $95.  

4. Fri, Sept 4th, 6:30PM-8PM
Murray’s Cheese | 254 Bleecker St | Manhattan
Beer and Cheese 101@ Murray’s Cheese

Wine and cheese pairings, meet beer and cheese pairings.  This event will work through six beer and cheese pairings from Murray’s gourmet selection.  Tickets are $85. 

5. Sat, Sept 5th, 2PM
Station Restaurant | 166 North 7th St | Brooklyn
Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour

Join this two and a half hour tour with Like a Local to discover the best that Williamsburg has to offer.  You will eat full-portion foods, and learn about the history of the neighborhood.  Tickets are $50, come hungry!

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