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

Down to Earth Markets (various dates, times, locations – see website for more information)
Grand Bazaar NYC (Sundays)
LIC Flea & Food (Opening Day 2018 TBC)
NYC Greenmarkets – Grow NYC
Queens International Night Market (Opening Day 2018 TBC)
Winter Smorgasburg & Brooklyn Flea Outdoors (Saturdays, Sundays)
Urbanspace Markets and Food Halls
Markets of New York City – an overall resource for NYC Markets

April 2018

03/31-04/01/18 – Smorgasburg Outdoors Opening Day
04/04/18 – Duck-Off: Tasting Event & Competitive Chef Cook-Off
04/04/18 – Woodford Reserve & Old Forester Bourbon Tasting @ The Swedish Townhouse
04/06/18 – The Beer Pantry Book Signing at Williams Sonoma Columbus Circle
04/07/18 – NYC BBQ Cookoff 2018
04/07/18 – De Wine Spot: NY Distilling Co. – Gin & Rye Whiskey Tasting
04/07/18 – Brew For Autism 2018
04/07/18 – Founders KBS 2018 Release Party
04/07/18 – Little Caribbean Food + Culture Crawl: Spring Edition
04/08/18 – Sake School
04/08/18 – The Bloody Mary Festival – NYC
04/09/18 – 2018 NYC Hospitality Alliance Awards
04/10/18 – A Taste of Fifth 2018
04/11/18 – The Marriage of Food and Wine with Richard Shepro
04/11/18 – Explore the Wines of the Italian Islands
04/12/18 – Certified Sherry Wine Specialist Seminar
04/13/18 – Not So Scary Foods – The Intersection of Science & Culinary
04/13/18 – First Annual Bronx CookSpace Open House
04/13/18 – Brooklyn Brewery Presents Beer Mansion: Brooklyn
04/14/18 – Cherry Bombe Jubilee NYC
04/14/18 – Industry City’s Chef’s Lab Featuring Chef Alex Raij
04/14/18 – Hester Street Fair’s Opening Day
04/15/18 – Nigella Lawson in Conversation with Food52’s Amanda Hesser
04/15/18 – Cupcake Wars 5 – NYC
04/15/18 – WASTED! The Story of Food Waste – NYC Screening
04/17/18 – Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original
04/17/18 – Food Health and Media
04/17/18 – Planning Your Garden for Spring
04/17/18 – Feeding the Apple: New York’s Future Food Supply
04/18/18 – NYC’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry
04/18/18 – Cheese Lovers’ 101
04/19/18 – Why Chopsticks? Their Culture, History, and Sphere
04/19/18 – The Way of Whisky
04/20-21/18 – NYC Craft Beer Festival
04/20-22/18 – Murray’s Cheese Boot Camp
04/21/18 – NYC Chili Cookoff 2018
04/21/18 – International Ingredients: Salted Cod
04/21/18 – Taste of Battery Park City 2018
04/21/18 – Queens Night Market Sneak Preview
04/21-22/18 – 6th Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo
04/22/18 – Beekeeping 101: Hive Building
04/24/18 – City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala
04/24/18 – The Great Gathering of Chefs
04/24/18 – Cookbook Club: Dining In by Alison Roman
04/25/18 – Brisket King NYC
04/25/18 – Wine Tour de France 2018: James Bond’s Bordeaux
04/26/18 – Baijiu: The World of Chinese Spirits
04/26/18 – Reinventing Black Foodways with Chef JJ Johnson
04/26/18 – A Taste of Cuba
04/26/18 – Roasted: The History of Coffee in NYC
04/27/18 – The James Beard Media Awards Dinner
04/27/18 – Firehouse Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser
04/27/18 – Billion Oyster Project’s 5th Annual Billion Oyster Party
04/28/18 – Introduction into Sauerkraut with Contraband Ferments
04/28/18 – Preserving Spring with Haven’s Kitchen
04/28/18 – Brooklyn Crab’s 6th Annual Spring Oyster Fest
04/28/18 – NYC Margarita Rumble!
04/28/18 – Whiskey Stories, Cocktails and Water Stories
04/28-29/18 – The World’s Fare
04/29/18 – Vegan Pop-up Market at Grand Bazaar NYC
04/29/18 – Wild Fermentation with BK17 Bakery
04/30/18 – The Secret History of Bodegas!: Presented by Masters of Social Gastronomy

Mark Your Calendars – Other Upcoming Events

05/02/18 – Sally Grainger on foods of ancient Rome
05/06/18 – Greek Jewish Festival
05/07/18 – The Masters of Social Gastronomy Present: Illicit Substances at Kings County Distillery
05/08/18 – Mark Kurlansky on Milk: a 10,000 Year Food Fracas
05/08/18 – The Masters of Social Gastronomy Present: Strange Meat at the Institute of Culinary Education
05/09/18 – Community Table Event with Kyle MacLachlan Hosted by Chef Mike Anthony
05/12/18 – Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival: Spring Edition
05/12/18 – New York Taco Takeover
05/14/18 – Good Food Spotlight by Slow Money NYC
05/14-20/18 – 2018 Harlem EatUp! Events
05/15/18 – The Atlas of Beer: Beers of the World
05/15-16/18 – USA Trade Tasting – Wine, Spirits, Beer
05/16/18 – Jews on the Chocolate Trail: A Talk and Tasting
05/16/18 – Wine Tour de France 2018: Wines of Paul Bocuse’s Rhône Valley
05/17/18 – Feast: Food of the Islamic World
05/17/18 – MOFAD Spring Gala: Tasting Biodiversity
05/19/18 – Taste of Tribeca 2018
05/19/18 – 5th Annual Five Boro Craft Beer Fest
05/19/18 – Essex Street Market’s Block Party
05/19-20/18 – NYC Vegetarian Food Festival 2018
05/19-20/18 – The 9th Avenue International Food Festival
05/19-20/18 – The Ultimate Grand Tasting at The Harlem Stroll
05/19-20/18 – Marketplace at The Harlem Stroll
05/21/18 – Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting Pot Cuisine
05/24/18 – Mark Bittman in Conversation with Carla Hall: How to Grill Everything
05/29/18 – Intro To Green Roofs

06/07/18 – Tasting Table’s 2018 Lobster Rumble
06/09-10/18 – Big Apple Barbecue
06/11/18 – Good Food Spotlight by Slow Money NYC
06/13/18 – – Wine Tour de France 2018: The Rosé Renaissance
06/14/18 – Food and Daily Life in Italy, from Ancient Rome to Medieval Tuscany
06/19/18 – Summer in the City
06/29/18 – Good Food Mercantile
06/30-07/02/18 – Summer Fancy Food Show

07/10-11/18 – Future Food-Tech Conference – NYC