Event – The Gohan Society Presents: A Taste of the Market JUL26



Starts: July 26 @ 8:30pm
Ends: July 27 @ 1:00am
Location: 57 Warren Street
New York, NY 10007

The Gohan Society, in association with Korin Japanese Trading and Wine of Japan Import, Inc., is proud to present “Taste of the Market”, a summer evening of fresh tastes to benefit the Gohan Society.

Featuring the Food of Chef Jake Klein and Tenryo Sake Continue reading

Event – 2012 LuckyRice Festival MAY1-6 – Volunteers needed!

It’s that time of the year again! Buy tickets by clicking the link above, or if you want to help out, the below LUCKYRICE volunteer opportunities are available… Continue reading

Event – LuckyRice presents: SIP + BITE + SLURP OCT7 – Volunteers needed


Free guest tickets to the event in exchange for volunteering:

Shift #1 5:30 – 7:00pm (3 people)

Shift #2 7:00 – 8:30pm (3 people)

email barbara@luckyrice.com 

WHAT: A night celebrating Japanese sake, shochu, craft beers and specialty regional dishes.WHEN: Friday, October 7th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm, VIP – Early Access from 6:00pm.

WHERE: Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St, 2nd Floor – Metropolitan Suite

WHO: 30 Japanese Sake, Shochu and Craft Beer Brewers.  8 hidden gem Japanese eateries serving regional specialties.

WHY: To drink, to eat, perchance to achieve satori.

HOW MUCH: $88, VIP – early access; $50, general admission


Continue reading

Event – A Taste of Fifth Avenue SEP15

As we all know, Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue is home to numerous great restaurants and bars. With such a rich and varied selection, it can be tough to choose just one. Google Places wants to celebrate some of these local spots. Join us on September 15th, 6-8pm, for a Taste of Fifth Ave. Stop by the Google Places table at 269 Fifth Avenue (corner of 1st St. at TD Bank) where they’ll offer free tickets redeemable for a food or drink special at a participating business and hand out some Google swag. The first 150 customers will be eligible. Continue reading

Event – Taste Williamsburg/Greenpoint SEP18

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is an outdoor celebration of North Brooklyn’s local flavor…

A block party style tasting event, held rain or shine, featuring sample tastes from over 40 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, breweries, and wineries, along with live music and much more… BUY TIX

Continue reading

Event – Taste of Parks JUN22

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

Celebrate New York City’s specialty food vendors as they offer a taste of their award-winning goods! 17 of Parks’ vendors from across the five boroughs will showcase their high-quality food items that are offered in the parks every day. Our specialty vendors are as diverse as New York City itself, offering everything from West Indian, Belgian, and Latin cuisine to traditional New York fare with a twist – like organic hot dogs, specialty pretzels, and pizza… a la cart!

The Arsenal (in Central Park)
830 Fifth Ave, Manhattan
Directions to this location

Event – Unlock The Taste of Summer w/ Andrea Beaman JUN21

Veria™ TV and Whole Foods Market® are teaming up for an ambitious “Unlock The Taste of Summer” promotion that features a six-city tour by chef Andrea Beaman, “Top Chef” contestant and star of Veria TV’s “Fed Up!” cooking series, who will be making in-store cooking appearances in Rhode Island, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut beginning June 20.  Beaman will demonstrate the use of fresh summer ingredients in simple, nutritious presentations.  Attendees will be able to taste-test new recipes, receive cooking tips and advice from Beaman, as well as enjoy a complimentary drink from Honest Tea.

Whole Foods Bowery @ 6pm

Event – 4th Annual Taste of Greenmarket JUN22

Continue reading

Event – Malaysian Restaurant Week JUN13-19

Thx to TONY for this…

Food-Friendly Events, June3-9

Go catch some rays this weekend with weather hitting 80 plus degrees in NYC! The Concrete Jungle never sleeps, and here’s proof:

Continue reading

Event – Taste of Times Square JUN6


One thing I love about New York City is the food choices. NYC is a melting pot, and everywhere you go, you’re bound to find a different cuisine. On June 6th starting at 5pm, one of New York City’s most mouth-watering outdoor food festivals returns for the 18th year – Taste of Times Square outdoor food and music festival.

At Times Square, Broadway Plazas, between 42nd and 47th Streets, the top restaurants in Times Square will be offering dishes from around the world.

ADMISSION: FREE! There is no admission fee to the Taste of Times Square food festival. Each “taste” ticket is $1 with most dishes ranging from $1-$5.

Tickets will be available for purchase on the day of the food festival and in advance at the Times Square Visitor Center and Mini-Museum on 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets.

For more info, visit timessquarenyc.org. Continue reading

Event – 26th Annual “Chefs’ Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels JUN13

7:30p at Rockefeller Center Plaza, New York, NY
Legendary culinary clans will gather for the 26th Annual “Chefs’ Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels” titled “A Taste of Home: Star Chefs and Wineries Celebrate Family Feasts.” Chefs will prepare mouth-watering dishes throughout the Rockefeller Center Plaza. Sandra Lee, Editor-in-Chief, Semi-Homemade Magazine; New York Times Bestselling author and Food Network celebrity, will serve as this year’s Honorary Co-Chair/Emcee.
General admission 7:30 p.m.; VIP admission 6:30 p.m. Price: Tickets start at $600. MORE INFO | BUY TIX

Event – El Coto De Rioja Paella Parade MAY23

 El Coto De Rioja Paella Parade | New York, NY - May 23rd 2011Home

Thx to @jacqbryant for this…
Experience Spanish cuisine at its finest by joining us for the 3rd annual El Coto De Rioja Paella Parade in NYC on Monday, May 23rd, 2011.This friendly competition between talented chefs with a passion for the traditional Spanish dish is an event that is enjoyed by all. If the promises of tasting savory paella and a brilliant water view are not enough, do note that the dishes are paired with the wines of El Coto De Rioja, imported by Frederick Wildman & Sons.

Participants in this cook-off competition will be showcasing their unique renditions of the dish in hopes of being crowned victorious by an esteemed judges’ panel in categories comprising “Most Creative Paella,” “Best Use of Ingredients in a Paella” and “Best Overall Taste.” The top honor is the crowd’s choice: the “El Coto de Rioja Paella Parade Pleaser”. BUY TIX

Continue reading

Event – Zagat presents: Beef, Beer and Butchery @ Back Forty JUN13

Back Forty 6:30PM

Kick off the summer with Fleisher’s Grass-fed & Organic Meats as they celebrate their newly released book, The Butcher’s Guide to Well-Raised Meat, by bringing you a walk-around, nose-to-tail beef fest, complete with butchering demos and a delectable medley of tastes showcasing bovine delights! Fleisher’s co-owner and master butcher Joshua Applestone and Back Forty’s chef de cuisine Shanna Pacifico will provide a seasonally appropriate demo on how to butcher perfect cuts of beef for summer grilling and give you a tempting tutorial on the best way to prepare beef tartare. Snack on the likes of mini roast beef sandwiches with crispy shoestring fries and Cabot clothbound cheddar cheese sauce; and grilled beef heart skewers with charmoula. Refreshing mint juleps and Captain Lawrence brews will also be available to toast to Fleisher’s new book.

Click here to reserve: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/177538

Event Details:

$75 for three hours of walk-around beef tastes, interactive demos and three beers or mint julep cocktails; tax and gratuity included.

Stuff to do this weekend MAY21-22

By no means is this list cumulative, so cherry pick what suits you best. If you haven’t made plans this weekend yet or are simply lost, allow us to guide you…

New York Dining Deals and Events: May 16-22

Here’s the lowdown on stuff to do this week. YMMV, so pick and choose wisely…

Continue reading

Event – Ninth Avenue International Food Festival MAY14-15

The 38th Annual Ninth Avenue International Food Festival.

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM / 42-57th St. / Rain or Shine!!

 A New York City tradition you can’t miss!

Experience the delightful taste of various cuisines from different counrties like Poland, Italy, Spain, Greece, Asia and many others. Games and fun activities for the children. There will be live stage entertainment of international music and dance at 55th Street on Saturday May 14th & Sunday May 15th.


Continue reading

This Week in Dining Deals and Events: May 9 – 15

Ninth Avenue Food Festival

Ninth Avenue Food Festival

Thx to ZagatBuzz for this…
All your friends ditch you and went on vacation while you’re chained to your desk? We know the feeling. Hopefully you can eat your pain away with these upcoming Events.