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New York Culinary Events

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Find out about New York food festivals, special dinners and more with GAYOT's culinary events calendar. For even more updates, check out the latest NYC Restaurant News.


October 1
Les Dames d’Escoffier New York will present The Next Big Bite: What We Will Cook, Eat, Drink and Crave in 2019. This event will focus on the next big food trends. Speakers and guests include Jacques Pépin, Carla Hall and Molly Yeh, and food will be catered by Abigail Kirsch. Tickets are available here. The Next Big Bite: What We Will Cook, Eat, Drink and Crave in 2019, New York Law School, 185 W. Broadway, New York, NY 10013, no phone.
The New York City Wine & Food Festival takes place October 11-14 October 11-14
New York City Wine & Food Festival will feature more than 100 events with celebrity chefs like Giada De Laurentiis. Best of all, it's for a good cause: Net proceeds benefit Food Bank For New York City and the No Kid Hungry campaign. For more information visit New York City Wine & Food Festival's official website
October 12-14
The New York Coffee Festival will feature more than 100 exhibitors plus latte art demos, a coffee lab and coffee cocktails. Sixteen baristas will compete for the prestigious title of Coffee Master, and there will be music and art exhibits, too. Visit the website for more information. The New York Coffee Festival, Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St., New York, NY 10011, no phone.
October 18-20
Wine Spectator’s New York Wine Experience celebrates all things wine, including a tasting of top-rated bottles and rare older vintages. A series of seminars delve deeper into wine-related topics. Visit the website for more information. New York Wine Experience, New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, no phone.
October 20
The 6th Annual NYC Autumn Wine Festival, curated by Vintry Fine Wines, will showcase a large variety of bottles. Alongside the wines, guests can sample hors d’oeuvres, cheese, and goods from local artisanal food makers. Visit here for ticket information. NYC Autumn Wine Festival, The Altman Building, 135 W. 18th St., New York, NY 10011, 877-571-6690.


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.
Asiate offers a three-course lunch menu for $34 Ongoing
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.
La Gamelle offers happy hour from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. weekdays at the bar 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.
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.


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