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.
June 25-27, June 25-Sept 10
The Bar at Rôtisserie Georgette is hosting a summer wine series presenting rosé pairings, featured bottles and a four-day dinner event. “Girly,” “Naughty,” “Playful,” “Decadent” and “Sinful” are the themed options guests can choose from at Summer Rosé by the Glass Pairings (available nightly starting June 25). Each selection comes with a glass of rosé (except Sinful, which comes with two) and a different food pairing. Every Thursday (June 25-Sept. 10) also brings a featured rosé offered at $10/glass. Guests can enjoy a complimentary basket of fresh summer vegetables with green herb aioli with the purchase of a featured bottle. For the Summer Seafood Roasts dinner series (June 25-27), attendees can munch on Mediterranean-inspired fare in a three-course menu ($59/person) or à la carte. With the prix-fixe meal, diners will receive a complimentary shot of the restaurant’s special cocktail “La Guillotine Rosé” made with Ricard Pastis and fresh watermelon. More information can be found on the Rôtisserie Georgette official website. Rotiserrie Georgette, 14 E. 60th St., New York, NY 10022, 212-390-8060.
Le Cirque presents a Castello dell'Albola Wine Dinner. The four-course menu will feature shrimp and cannelini beans salad paired with Poggio alle Fate, 2014, Chardonnay; pappardelle with wild boar ragù complemented by Chianti Classico gran selezione Il Solatio, 2010; tagliata (skirt steak with arugula, pine nuts and broad beans) with Acciaiolo, 2011; and Le Cirque crème brûlée paired with Vin Santo 2004. The event starts at 7 p.m. and costs $125 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuities. For more information, visit Le Cirque's website. Le Cirque, One Beacon Court, 151 E. 58th St., New York, NY 10022, 212-644-0202.
David Chang and Akhtar Nawab are teaming up for one night to do a pop-up restaurant of an Indian steakhouse called Ruth Krishna's Tandoori Steakhouse. The concept first began as a joke in the pages of Lucky Peach, the Chang-related food publication. But now it is becoming a reality on September 17. Reservations can be made starting on August 18. Go to the website for more information. Ruth Krishna's Tandoori Steakhouse, 175 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009, no phone.
Eat nYc presents The Bronx Food And Wine Festival at The Mall at Bay Plaza to benefit the Food Bank Of New York. Guest will sample food and drinks from chefs, restaurants, distilleries, breweries, wineries and local artisans of gourmet treats. Tickets start at $50. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com
The James Beard House presents a Grand Wine, Grand Feast dinner with chef Anthony Bucco of Restaurant Latour in Hamburg, NJ. 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 an Inventive Italian dinner with chef Giovanni Rocchio of Valentino Cucina Italiana in Fort Lauderdale. 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 an Oakland Star dinner with chef James Syhabout of Commis in Oakland, CA. 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 New York City Wine & Food Festival includes events with Alain Ducasse and John Besh, among many others. There will also be appearances by a slew of Food Network talent, including Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay. The festival will take place October 15-18. For more information visit New York City Wine & Food Festival's official website
Near-Union Square sushi spot 15 East is now offering a nightly Fish Flight. For $55, diners get a sampling of five different types of fish (and 10 pieces in total). Five dollars of the price goes to the local charity, GrowNYC. 15 East, 15 E. 15th St., New York, NY 10003, 212-647-0015.
Huertas, the new Basque-accented eatery in the East Village, has begun a "Cans & Conservas" program: for $12, the diner gets a can of beer and a can, or "conservas," of fish. Huertas, 107 First Ave., New York, NY 10003, 212-228-4490.
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.
Wednesday to Sunday
Perla, the Greenwich Village Italian restaurant from Gabe Stulman, offers a a three-course $35 meal Wednesday to Sunday at lunch. Options include risotto with saffron; black spaghetti with 'nduja, calamari and breadcrumbs; and a skate sandwich with artichokes and fennel. Perla, 24 Minetta Ln., New York, NY 10012, 212-933-1824.
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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.