New York Area Culinary Events
Hungry? Need to fill your culinary calendar? Here is where you will find all the restaurant and culinary happenings in Greater NYC. We feature a calendar of special dinners, tasting menus, prix-fixe meals, food festivals and other NYC culinary events, including regularly occurring food events as well as special one-time-only Manhattan events featuring top chefs. Keep checking back so you can know all that's going on in the world of restaurant and food events in New York City and the surrounding suburbs. We've also got the latest NYC Restaurant News and Wine Events.
May 10 & 11
Chefs Club by FOOD & WINE will pay tribute to New York dining icon La Caravelle for two nights. Alum chefs will return to present a three-course menu featuring dishes such as chicken in Champagne cream sauce. The cost is $110, excluding tax, tip and beverage. For more information and tickets, visit the official website. Chefs Club by FOOD & WINE, Puck Building, 275 Mulberry St., New York, NY 10012, 212-941-1100.
STREETS International, a culinary training center and restaurant in Hoi An, Vietnam, that teaches street kids and orphans the culinary arts and then finds them jobs at the upscale resorts that line the central coast, is having its annual benefit at the Institute of Culinary Education. Starting at 6:30 p.m., the three-hour culinary extravaganza includes food by Wylie Dufresne, among many other chefs. The benefit costs $150 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the official website
The James Beard House presents a Sizzling Texas 'Cue dinner with Hutchins BBQ from McKinney, TX. Dishes will include slow–smoked Prime brisket with potato salad, as well as slow-smoked St. Louis–style spareribs with Hutchins bacon macaroni and cheese. Tickets cost $130 for JBH members, $170 for non-members. For more information, visit the James Beard Foundation's website. James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-627-2308.
The James Beard House presents a L.A. Hot Spot dinner with Jason Neroni of Rose Café-Restaurant in Venice, CA. Dishes will include cavatelli with roasted carrots, Santa Barbara sea urchin and pickled jalapeños; poached-and-smoked Chatham cod with summer beans, nasturtium purée and early cherry tomatoes; and chocolate budino with salted graham cracker crumble and whipped marshmallow. Tickets cost $130 for JBH members, $170 for non-members. For more information, visit the James Beard Foundation's website. James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-627-2308.
The James Beard Foundation presents its annual summer soiree Chefs & Champagne New York, held at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in the Hamptons. General Public admission (beginning at 6 p.m.) is $275; Tickets for JBF members costs $200 each. For tickets and more information, visit the James Beard Foundation's official website
Gaby Restaurant Francais at the Sofitel New York features daily "De-Light" hours from 4 p.m.-midnight. Select wines are priced at $9-$10 and Goose Island draft beer is $7. Also available is the De-Light Cocktail ($12, 65 calories) made with Voli Vodka Lemon, triple sec, cucumber and lime juice. Gaby Restaurant Francais, Sofitel New York, 44 W. 45th St., New York, NY 10036, 212-782-3040.
Asiate, located on the 35th floor of Time Warner Center in the Mandarin Oriental, New York, offers a two-course lunch menu for $42, Monday through Friday. Asiate, Mandarin Oriental New York, Time Warner Center, 35th Floor, 80 Columbus Cir., New York, NY 10023, 212-805-8881.
The James Beard House hosts multi-course lunches and dinners throughout the year, each featuring a unique chef or chef team. Prepaid reservations are required for all events, and may be made by calling 212-627-2308. For a current schedule of events, visit www.jamesbeard.org. The James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-627-2308.
Every Monday at David Bouley's Brushstroke is now Kaiseki Monday. That's right, start your week off right by indulging in the seven-course meal for $115 per person. The menu changes weekly but expect sashimi, cooked fish, meat, rice, sushi and dessert. Brushstroke, 30 Hudson St., New York, NY 10013, 212-791-3771.
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Thalassa hosts Athenian Taverna Nights on Sundays, featuring a $35 three-course prix-fixe dinner and live Greek music. Thalassa, 179 Franklin St., New York, NY 10013, 212-941-7661.