NYC Food & Drink Events

Wine GlassesI update this information on a rolling basis as I come across additional things going on in the city, so it is best to check back on this page frequently to see what might be new.  If you would like me to cover a food event for you, please reach out to me via the contact form on the right.

For other suggestions on food-oriented places to go and visit, check out the local Markets.  You can also read the write-ups of past Food Events on this website, too.

(photo from my write-up of Edible Magazine’s Brooklyn Uncorked)

NYC Seasonal Markets / On-going Events

DeKalb Market Hall Opening (TBA)
Down to Earth Markets (various dates, times, locations – see website for more information)
Eating America, Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island (Saturdays)
Hester Street Fair (05/14-10/31/16)
LIC Flea & Food (04/09-10/30/16)
Queens International Night Market (Saturdays starting 04/23/16)
Winter Smorgasburg & Brooklyn Flea Outdoors (Saturdays, Sundays – markets open 04/02/16 & 04/03/16)
Vendy Plaza at La Marqueta (opens 05/01/16)

February 2017

02/25-03/04/17 – NYC Beer Week
02/26/17 – Homebrew Jamboree with Joshua Bernstein
02/27/17 – Women Chefs Rule Dinner at The James Beard House presented by Women Chefs and Restaurateurs
02/28/17 – Undiscovered Italy: Gourmet Lover’s Guide with Francine Segan
02/28/17 – Talk & Taste: African American Food Identity
02/28/17 – Third Annual Harbor School Awards Dinner (Billion Oyster Project)
02/28/17 – The Food Almanac 2017: Are Good, Clean, and Fair Food & Farming Trumped?

Mark Your Calendars – Other Upcoming Events

03/01/17 – 7th Annual NYC Brewers Choice
03/01/17 – Whiskey Live NY
03/01-04/10/17 – Liquid Lent: 40 Days of Beer at Jimmy’s No. 43
03/02/17 – Edible Manhattan’s Good Spirits
03/02/17 – The Rye Baker
03/03/17 – Roni-Sue’s Chocolate and Beer Pairing Night
03/03/17 – The Future of Food: Emerging brands and death of the traditional CPG
03/04/17 – Fresh Bites: Yiayia’s Greek Octopus Stew
03/05-07/17 – The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York
03/06/17 – Chefs Working to Improve the Food System
03/06/17 – Brain Food: Nutrients to Fuel Your Brainpower and Overall Health
03/06/17 – My Story & Advice: Insights and Mentoring from NYWCA Luminaries
03/07/17 – NY Drinks NY Grand Tasting
03/07/17 – Fruits and Veggies Centerpiece
03/07/17 – Seasonal Food Inspirations with River Cottage’s Gill Meller and Aleksandra Crapanzano
03/07/17 – Italian Championship of Pasta in NYC
03/07/17 – Cookbook Club Presents: CURED Magazine, Issue No.1
03/08/17 – Great Wines of Italy in New York
03/08/17 – Growing Healthy Kids with Food Straight from the Soil
03/09/17 – Global Flavors: How Curry, Soy Sauce, and Sriracha Became American
03/09/17 – Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles
03/10/17 – MOFAD @ Night
03/10/17 – Murray’s Cheese Caves Tour & Tasting
03/12/17 – Wingfest: Manhattan!
03/12/17 – Fareplate: Celebration of Irish Food and Drink
03/12/17 – NYC Food Truck Fest
03/12/17 – Just Food Conference 2017
03/12/17 – NY Cocktail Expo
03/14/17 – Restaurant Waste and Sustainability Workshop
03/15/17 – Cool History: Ice Cream, Gelato & Sorbet with Francine Segan
03/15/17 – Farm.One Hydroponics Class
03/16/17 – Handmade Couscous with Einat Admony
03/16/17 – Best for NYC Leadership Panel: Intentional Hiring and Training in the Food
03/18/17 – Food is Culture: Japanese Quick Pickles with Hiroko Shimbo
03/18-19/17 – Coffee & Tea Festival NYC
03/19/17 – Brooklyn Meatball Takedown
03/19/17 – Chefs’ Consortium Brunch
03/20/17 – Brain Food Workshop: Smart Ways to Prepare Meals
03/20/17 – A Taste of Persia
03/22/17 – Naomi Duguid on Culinary Roots of Persia
03/22/17 – Tenement Kitchens: Eating in Hard Times
03/23/17 – Shio Koji Workshop with Hiroko Shimbo
03/25/17 – NYC Craft Distillers Festival
03/25/17 – Bourbon, Brew and BBQ!
03/25-26/17 – NYC Dessert Fest
03/26/17 – Brunchon NYC
03/26/17 – Duck-Off Cook-off to benefit Slow Food NYC
03/27/17 – Lighthouse dinner benefiting Change Food
03/27/17 – Edible Manhattan & TouchBistro Present: Feeding NYC!
03/29/17 – Beard on Books: Eric Ripert with “32 Yolks: From My Mother’s Table to Working the Line”
03/30/17 – African Culinary Traditions with Pierre Thiam
03/30/17 – Blue Cheese and Beer to Match
03/31/17 – MOFAD @ Night

04/03/17 – Best Food Writing 2016
04/04/17 – King Solomon’s Table: An Around-the-World Collection of Recipes from the Global Jewish Diaspora with Joan Nathan
04/04/17 – Bourbon and Biscuits with Pulled Pork: Southern Hospitality Eastern Style with Lew Bryson and Elizabeth Santiso
04/04/17 – Italian Championship of Pasta in NYC
04/06/17 – Don’t Eat ’til Brooklyn fundraiser for Citymeals on Wheels
04/08/17 – NYC BBQ Cookoff 2017
04/08-09/17 – The Fourth Annual Cherry Bombe Jubilee + Marketplace
04/09/17 – Bloody Mary Fest NYC
04/13/17 – MOFAD Spring Benefit Dinner (save the date)
04/19/17 – Brisket King NYC 2016
04/19/17 – Tenement Kitchens: Adaptation in America
04/22/17 – NYC Chili Cookoff 2017
04/22-23/17 – NYC Hot Sauce Expo
04/25/17 – City Harvest’s Evening of Practical Magic
04/25/17 – James Beard Foundation Media Awards Dinner
04/25/17 – Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Samin Nosrat with Julia Turshen
04/26/17 – French Wines from North and South
04/28/17 – Zero Waste Food: Reimagine/Repurpose
04/29-05/26//17 – Mad Sq Eats

05/02/17 – The Queens Taste
05/02/17 – Italian Championship of Pasta in NYC
05/03/17 – Taste of the Lower East Side
05/07/17 – Chocolate Fest 2017 at the 92nd Street Y
05/09/17 – Peter Gethers with Melissa Clark: My Mother’s Kitchen
05/10/17 – Beard on Books: Katie Button with “Curate”
05/10/17 – Out of Line in the Kitchen with Barbara Lynch with Gabrielle Hamilton
05/11/17 – Notes on a Banana with David Leite with Kat Kinsman
05/11-14/17 – Food Book Fair
05/12/17 – Five Boro Craft Beer Fest
05/15-06/23/17 – Urbanspace Garment District
05/16/17 – NY Times Women in Food: with Melissa Clark & Julia Moskin in conversation with Francine Segan
05/17/17 – Tenement Kitchens: New Exhibit – First Look Part I
05/18/17 – Brooklyn Uncorked
05/20/17 – Essex Street Market Annual Birthday Block Party
05/20-21/17 – NYC Vegetarian Food Festival
05/24/17 – Farm to Market to Table: Where our food comes from and Where it’s Headed with Dan Barber, Ruth Reichl, and Michael Ruhlman
05/31/17 – Brooklyn Uncorked

06/06/17 – Italian Championship of Pasta in NYC06/21/17 – Tenement Kitchens: New Exhibit – First Look Part II
06/21/17 – City Harvest Summer in the City
06/25-27/17 – Summer Fancy Food Show

10/06/16-09/10/17 – Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Stories of Chinese Food and Identity in America

10/13-16/17 – NYC Wine & Food Festival

11/03-04/17 – Food Loves Tech