Join us at the poolside lounge of the newly opened Dream Downtown for our annual Summer Soiree. For one night only, enjoy heavily discounted rates on tickets to Project by Project NY’s 13th Annual Tasting Benefit, Plate by Plate! Date: Thursday, August 25th, 2011 Time: 6:30 PM to 10 PM Venue: The Beach, poolside lounge at the Dream Downtown in Chelsea 355 W 16th St (between 8th Ave. & 9th Ave.)
Suggested donation: $10
For one night only, nab discount tickets to Plate by Plate 2011! Save the Date: Friday, October 14th at Skylight West V.I.P. Tickets 6 PM to 7:30 PM: $200 (reg.: $250) General Tasting 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM: $100 (reg.: $150)
This year’s participants include Bedell Cellars Winery, Coppelia, Gusto Ristorante, ilili, Ivy Bakery, Monte De Oro Winery, and more!
Get your tickets* early before prices go up!
*Maximum purchase of 2 tickets per person
A Go Gaga Look-Alike Competition will be held as a part of the festivities. Lady Gaga look-alikes will compete for the crown of best Lady Gaga impersonator. With Lady Gaga as a former resident of the Lower East Side, competitors are encouraged to incorporate items from the Lower East Side into their costumes, which can be replicas of Lady Gaga’s real outfits, or original costumes that evoke Lady Gaga’s look. Download the rules and application here. Continue reading →
Plein Sud,the Tribeca eatery meaning “Far South” located at the chic Smyth Hotel celebrates its one year anniversary this month. Come downtown and enjoy complimentary Apertif & Hors d’oevres prepared by Executive Chef, Ed Cotton (of Top Chef fame). Toast with wines from South France and then continue the party downstairs at Toro Lounge. Continue reading →
: a child prodigy; also: one who succeeds in a competitive or highly difficult field or profession at an early age
This label was bestowed upon Greg Grossman on both the invite and menu. Some may say that when you have a privileged upbringing that allows for you to be surrounded by only good food, you are already ahead of the game. Commenters also indicate that the lad will crack under pressure. Others? They think that what he’s doing is totally against Child Labor Laws. Most recently, Culinary Critic Gael Greene tweeted this:
Guerrilla Culinary Brigade Presents: Pop Art Pop Up Restaurant
Wow, ALL 3 nights SOLD OUT! Hope you didn’t sleep on this. Tonight is opening night! See some of you there!Tweet us if you don’t see us @i8and8. Later!
For 3 days only, you are invited to feast on the culinary delights of wunderkind Greg Grossman and his cohorts at The Sanctuary Hotel. The menu is secret but rumor has it this dinner is sure to be one for the ages. The dinner will be $95 per person for four courses, plus tax and gratuity. Who knows..you might even catch a glimpse of us getting down and dirty in the kitchen. March 10 is already SOLD OUT, so RESERVE NOW