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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 and Wine Tasting Events.


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April 17
New York City chefs, restaurants and beverage purveyors will gather to support Wellness in the Schools at its Annual Gala (7 p.m.-10 p.m.). The organization teaches healthy habits to kids throughout NYC. Visit the website for more information. Wellness in the Schools Annual Gala, IAC Building, 555 W. 18th St., New York, NY 10011, 212-724-2130.
April 28-29
Inspired by the World’s Fair of 1964, the 2018 World's Fare will feature 100 food vendors, live music, local art and a beer garden at Citi Field. The Gumbo Bros, Orwashers Bakery and La Newyorkina are among the culinary participants. Visit the official website to buy tickets and discover more details. The World's Fare, Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave., Queens, NY 11368, no phone.
June 17
Jewish, Chinese and Puerto Rican tastes and traditions will be celebrated at the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Festival at Museum at Eldridge Street on the Lower East Side from noon-4 p.m. Expect performances of Chinese opera, Chinese folk, klezmer, cantorial and Puerto Rican folk music. Visit here for more information. Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Festival, Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge St., New York, NY 10002, 212-219-0302.


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.
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.
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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