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.
The James Beard House presents a Royal Thai Fare dinner with chefs Matt Danzer and Ann Redding of Uncle Boon's in New York. Dishes will include oyster-coconut milk soup with galangal, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaf; crispy noodle salad with sawtooth herb, pork belly and prawns; and wild boar massaman curry with green peppercorns. Tickets cost $130 for JBH members, $170 for non-members. For more information, visit www.jamesbeard.org. James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-627-2308.
Cafe Boulud will host a special dinner at 7 p.m. to benefit the Children's Cancer Research Fund. Danji chef Hooni Kim and Cafe Boulud chef Gavin Kaysen will prepare a six-course meal featuring dishes from the chefs' restaurants. Cost is $265 and includes wine pairings. Cafe Boulud, The Surrey, 20 E. 76th St., New York, NY 10021, 212-772-2600.
Le Cirque is offering a special New Year's Eve menu. The dinner starts off with oysters with caviar; lobster salad "Le Cirque" with avocado, haricots verts, grapefruit and truffle vinaigrette; followed by truffle risotto, then either black bass or duo of Wagyu beef with foie gras sabayon, concluding with dessert. The cost is $375, excluding beverages, tax and gratuity. To make reservations, call 212-644-0202. Le Cirque, One Beacon Court, 151 E. 58th St., New York, NY 10022, 212-644-0202.
The James Beard House presents David Bouley's Tribute to Charlie Trotter. This special event will take place on the 21st anniversary of their collaborative dinner at the James Beard House in 1993. Tickets cost $250 for JBH members, $300 for non-members. For more information, visit www.jamesbeard.org. James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-627-2308.
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.
Michael White and Chris Cannon's high-end Italian seafood restaurant Marea offers two tasting menus: a six-course tasting menu for $135 and an eight-course tasting menu for $165. Marea, 240 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019, 212-582-5100.
Asiate, located on the 35th floor of Time Warner Center in the Mandarin Oriental, New York, offers a three-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 www.jamesbeard.org. The James Beard House, 167 W. 12th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-627-2308.
Hill Country is offering unlimited pork ribs, brisket, chicken and sides on Mondays starting at 5 p.m. for $25. Hill Country, 30 W. 26th St., New York, NY 10010, 212-255-4544.
Chef David Santos and Louro want to cook up Sunday supper for you. Every Sunday evening diners at the West Village restaurant have the chance to eat a three-course meal for $35. The menu options change weekly. Louro, 142 W. 10th St., New York, NY 10014, 212-206-0606.
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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.