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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.


September 14
BeerAdvocate's IPA Fest is coming to Brooklyn EXPO Center. More than 50 breweries will be serving India Pale Ale, plus a few India Pale Lagers for good measure, and local food will be on offer. For more information, visit the official website. IPA Fest Brooklyn, Brooklyn EXPO Center, 72 Noble St., Brooklyn, NY 11222, no phone.
September 21
The adults-only Brooklyn Oyster Fest in Greenwood Park will be a three-hour feast of Blue Island and Greenport oysters, with local beer and live music. Visit here to discover more details. Brooklyn Oyster Fest, Greenwood Park, 555 7th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215, no phone.
September 26
The Whisky Guild is hosting a cruise around Manhattan, featuring tastings of more than 100 globally sourced whiskies, a buffet dinner and a whisky Master Class. Visit here to discover more details. Whisky Guild's NYC Cruise: Scotch & Whiskey Tasting, Spirit of New Jersey Cruise Ship, Pier 61, W. 21st St. & 11th Ave., New York, NY 10001, no phone.
September 28
Sample coffees from 20 specialty roasters and coffee shops at the NYC Craft Coffee Festival in September. There will also be live entertainment and a variety of snacks. Visit the official website for more information.
October 5-6
The fourth annual Queens Beer Festival will be held October 5th and 6th in Long Island City. Guests can sample craft beers from Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Long Island and Upstate breweries, plus hard ciders and international cuisine. Visit here for ticket information. Queens Beer Festival, LIC Flea & Food, 5-25 46th Ave., Long Island City, NY 11101, 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
October 19
The 7th Annual NYC Autumn Wine Festival will showcase more than 100 wines. Also featured will be other beverages and spirits, plus charcuterie, baked goods, and small bites from local artisans. For more information, visit the official website. NYC Autumn Wine Festival, The Altman Building, 135 W. 18th St., New York, NY 10011, no phone.


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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