New York Culinary Events
Through October 31
Throughout October, The John Lamb on the Lower East Side is featuring a special cocktail dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness month. Created by Chris Judge, the "Ribbons For Her" is composed of Greenhook American Dry Gin, Greenhook Beach Plum Gin, blackberry cherry brandy reduction, Cointreau, lemon juice, Campari and egg whites. The cocktail is priced at $16 and a percentage of the total sales at the end of the month will be donated to a major charity dedicated to breast cancer research and awareness. The John Lamb, Sago Hotel, 120 Allen St., New York, NY 10002, 212-392-4244.
New York Taste, presented by New York Magazine and Citi, features all you can eat and drink from 40 New York City restaurants and bars including Betony, Pegu Club, Seamore's and Quality Eats. For more information, visit the official website. New York Taste, The Waterfront, 269 11th Ave., New York, NY 10011, 212-695-8090.
Burke & Wills, the Australian-accented bistro on the Upper West Side, is serving a special prix-fixe menu for Thanksgiving from 12 p.m.-9 p.m. Priced at $60 per person ($90 with pairings), the menu includes options such as butternut squash soup with candied chestnuts and brioche; roast turkey with a foie, pork and chestnut stuffing; and house-made pumpkin cheesecake. Guests can also enjoy all-Australian wine pairings and a one-night-only fall cocktail: "It's a Long Way to the Top," made with Crop organic spiced pumpkin vodka, garam masala, lime and Brooklyn seltzer. Burke & Wills, 226 W. 79th St., New York, NY 10024, 646-823-9251.
March 1, 2017
Whisky Live, the globetrotting whisky tasting and sampling event, will stop in New York at Chelsea Piers (23rd Street and 12th Avenue, Pier 60). Admission includes a souvenir tasting glass, full dinner buffet, live entertainment and access to whisky sampling. For more information, visit Whisky Live's website
Neta, the upscale Greenwich Village spot for Japanese cuisine and sushi, offers a prix-fixe lunch service. Daily from noon to 2 p.m., lunchtime diners can opt for a three-course prix-fixe meal for $35. Choose between one of three starters and then get five pieces of sushi and one roll. Finally, the third course is dessert. The restaurant also offers à la carte dishes at lunch. Neta, 61 W. 8th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-505-2610.
Momofuku Noodle Bar has unleashed a new large-format meal. For $500, four to eight diners get two full fried chickens, two types of caviar, biscuits, truffle cream and potato chips. The feast must be ordered in advance. Momofuku Noodle Bar, 171 First Ave., New York, NY 10003, 212-777-7773.
Asiate, located on the 35th floor of Time Warner Center in the Mandarin Oriental, New York, offers a two-course lunch menu for $34, 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 the official website. The James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-627-2308.
Monday through Friday
The Royal Munkey presents happy hour Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Buy any two punch, cocktails or 12 oz. beers and get the next two on the house. There are also $6 vegetarian bites like tandoori paneer tikka, as well as $8 non-vegetarian dishes such as curried shrimp cocktail and mutton seekh kababs. The Royal Munkey, 438 Second Ave., New York, NY 10010, 646-863-2249.
Monday through Friday
French bistro La Gamelle offers happy hour from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. weekdays at the bar only. Patrons can enjoy drink specials, including $5 draft beers, $8 house wines and an $8 rotating house cocktail. There are also specials on bites like steak tartare, as well as $1 little neck clams and $2 oysters. La Gamelle, 241 Bowery, New York, NY 10002, 212-388-0052.
Every Saturday at 3 p.m., head to The Cannibal Beer & Butcher for a fun, not-so-basic introductory class on all things beer. Learn the best-kept secrets of the Cannibal Beer Sommelier. Visit here for more information. The Cannibal Beer & Butcher, 113 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016, 212-686-5480.
Enjoy the soulful sounds of Vy Higginsen’s Choir during Sunday Gospel Brunch at Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster Harlem. Show times are at 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., with the last reservation available at 3 p.m. Red Rooster Harlem, 310 Lenox Ave., New York, NY 10027, 212-792-9001.
Sunday through Thursday
Daniel Boulud's DBGB Kitchen & Bar offers dollar oysters from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. DBGB Kitchen & Bar, 299 Bowery St., New York, NY 10003, 212-933-5300.
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