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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.


April 5-6
The NYC Craft Beer Festival Spring Seasonal will offer tastes of craft beers, meads, ciders and spirits in a new location. There will also be retailers at the event, as well as games and local eats. For more information, visit the official website. NYC Craft Beer Festival, Union West, 535 W. 28th St., New York, NY 10001, no phone.
April 14
COCHON 555 (five chefs, five pigs, five winemakers), a traveling culinary competition and tasting event, heads to New York. Created to promote a national conversation around the sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs, each event challenges five local chefs to prepare a menu from heritage breed pigs. Tickets start at $130. For more information, visit the official website
April 17
Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry will hold its New York fundraiser at Brooklyn Expo Center. Enjoy food and drinks from more than 40 chefs and bartenders. Tickets start at $100 for general admission with 7 p.m. entry. For more information, visit the official website
May 11
Sip wines from New York State, France, Italy, California, Bulgaria, Chile, Brazil and more alongside foods made in Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Crush wine festival in Industry City (1 p.m.-10 p.m.). Live jazz and blues will be part of the experience. Visit here for more information. Brooklyn Crush, Industry City, bldg. 2 The Landing, 220 36th St., Brooklyn, NY 11232, no phone.
The New York City Wine & Food Festival takes place October 10-13 October 10-13
New York City Wine & Food Festival has announced its 2019 dates: October 10-13. The event will feature around 80 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


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.
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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