Event – Scentgasm: Cool Summer at a private SoHo loft JUL13

Join us at a Private SoHo loft for Scentgasm: Cool Summer
with the i8 Supper Club.
Three food pairings will be served cold.

Your admission will include all of the following:
3 scents & cocktails via Mindy Yang (@godolcevita)
3 savory food tastings via Jeff Chin (@i8and8)
1 dessert via Hazel Sy (@tastypursuits)
1 dessert via Lysa Chen (@chezlysa)
1 dessert via Josephine Son (@JoJo_Son)

*** Suggested Donation: $20 (Max: 30 guests) ***

RSVP here

Come mingle with awesome food, awesomer people,
listen to great beats and make new friends!
Note: Party crashers will be denied entrance

Event – CYI Summer Ice Cream Social @ MOCA JUL25 – we’ll be there

CYI has been granted the “Pay It Forward Grant” by Weil, Gotshal, & Manges, LLP and through this grant, they will be hosting a Summer Ice Cream Social on Monday, July 25th, 2011from 5PM to 8PM at the Museum of Chinese in America. See y’all there!

Event – Taste of Korea NYC @ Social Eatz JUL20 – we’ll be there (updated)


RECAP: 170 guests came hungry and eager to watch hunky Chef Angelo Sosa work his magic by going Korean, with the usage of gochujang, a Korean bean paste as well as liquid nitrogen. We were impressed by both the savory and the sips, as we not only left full, but there also was a superfluous amount of Bibimbap sliders going around, voted ‘Best Burger in America’. Sponsored by the Korean government, generous goodie bags were handed out, including Taste of Korea DVDs, a tee, a metal spoon and chopstick set for 2, and even a box of Jinro Soju. PICS HERE | NBC RECAP W/ SARA GORE

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JBF Previews – July ’11-September ’11


(Courtesy: Official Website)

Here are the JBF Dinners for JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011… If you haven’t sign up as a JBF Member yet, you may want to consider it. Here’s why…

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Event – Wine Boom in Hong Kong @ Asia Society MAY26

Join us in a food and wine reception to celebrate Hong Kong’s emergence as a regional wine hub in Asia, with brief remarks given by Donald Tong Chi-Keung, Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, U.S.A. As Commissioner, Tong directs the HKSAR Government’s efforts in promoting US- Hong Kong economic and trade relations, and constituency-building activities in the US. He also oversees the work of the three Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices in Washington, DC, New York and San Francisco. BUY TIX

Since the Hong Kong government abolished import duties on wine and beer in 2008, the city has fast become Asia’s leading wine hub. Hong Kong’s advantageous geographical location, advanced transport and logistics infrastructure, and rich experience in international promotions have facilitated the development of trading, storage and distribution of quality table wine in the city and brought many new business to wine traders from around the world, including the United States of America. With Hong Kong’s commitment to free trade and open markets, and the elimination of barriers to trade and investment, the city has also established itself as a top market for fine- and rare-wine sales.

Sommelier Jeffrey Andrews from the Sommelier Society of America will host a “wine bar” where he will share his expertise about wine paring with Asian food and wine preferences among Asians.

May 26, 2011 | 5:30pm to 7:30pm

725 Park Avenue New York, NY

Members $7; students 21+ (w/ID) $9; nonmembers $11

Event – TechMunch NYC Food Blogger Conference JUN11

Saturday June 11 at the Astor Center. If you are food blogger or aspire to be one, you will enjoy this one-day event of discussions about food, technology. Learn tips about how to grow your audience, be a food photographer and building your brand. I will be moderating a panel as I am co-producing this event with Babette Pepaj, the founder of BakeSpace. Breakfast, lunch and cupcakes in the afternoon will be provided to registered attendees. Plus there will be a mixer in the evening!
Here are the speakers for this year. Here’s the agendaBUY TIX