Event – Chelsea Market Baskets Night in Foodie Paradise APR13

For the first time in its 20 year history, Chelsea Market Baskets opens its doors for a night in epicurean paradise.

A unique after hours excursion into the delectable universe of Chelsea Market’s original  gourmet food shop. Tastings, cocktails, demonstrations and private tours provided by artisanal producers. Continue reading

Martha Stewart – Foodie’s Dream Casting Call

LOVE EATING? Of course you do! That’s why you’re reading this. We are helping MSO reach out to get gourmands for a new show. They are taking our suggestions on who to hand pick out of a plethora of applicants. Tweet us @i8and8 or Contact Us if you want special consideration for this Casting, telling us why YOU deserve to be IN! P.S. We know who the Celebrity Chef is going to be, but we have been sworn to secrecy :) Continue reading

Event – Von Benefit for Japan Relief APR10

Thx to AsianInNY for this…

The people of Japan are still reeling from the effects of the March 11 Tohoko-Pacific Ocean Earthquake. We want to do our part to raise money for relief efforts and show our support for Japan in its time of need.

On April 10, there will be a benefit party, Ganbare Japan, featuring a silent art auction, musical performances, and film showings. No cover charge, but $10 suggested donation. All proceeds from donations, the art auction, and bar sales will go directly to three organizations engaged in relief efforts in Japan. You will have the opportunity to choose which organization your donation will benefit.

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NYT Diner’s Journal – Weekend Fare APR9-10

Robert Presutti for The New York Times The makings of a beefsteak dinner.
No plans this weekend? Head on over to our very own Coffeegasm Dinner APR9. Else, plenty of other events going on in the ‘Concrete Jungle where dreams are made of!’ No excuses, as there’s something for everyone this weekend as the Spring weather gets nicer outside! Continue reading

Free Elton John Concert APR20

FREE ELTON JOHN CONCERT as he kicks of the 10th Tribeca Film Festival on April 20th at the North Cove of the World Financial Plaza (at the end of North End Ave in ManhattaN). What more needs to be said about this legendary performer? Well, maybe make sure you get there early… MORE INFO HERE Continue reading

Event – Lower Manhattan Eats MAY14

The Lower Manhattan Eats Food Tours introduce foodies to some of Lower Manhattan’s most exciting eateries and purveyors.

The culinary adventures feature a rotating cast of Lower Manhattan restaurants. Previous participants have enjoyed succulent sliders, Italian eggplant parmigiana, fine wine and cheese pairings, lobster BLTs, decadent hot chocolate and some of the best cookies and coffee in town. Continue reading

Free Dessert – ScoopNYC APR9

Shoutout to @SweeteryNYC: Spring into Scoop NYC’s Upper East Side location this Sat. April 9th from 1p-5p to check out the new Spring ’11 fashions and pick up your free dessert. MORE INFO HERE

Event – Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival APR28-MAY1

lexus culinary team

Thx to autoblog for this…

Lexus is serious about food. The automaker sponsors Bravo’s popular Top Chef Masters television series, and now it’s decided to form a culinary dream team of its own. The luxury marque has announced the creation of the Lexus Culinary Masters, and its roster is filled with world-renowned restaurateurs and a couple of Iron Chef mainstays.

Making their debut team appearance at the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival will be the following celebrity chefs… Continue reading