Friday, September 17, 2010


I’ve been getting a few requests and questions regarding a food news segment.  I will try to post weekly updates regarding events, restaurant openings, closings, and other pertinent food news so you can have YourOwnExperience!

Today – March 14, 2011
Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen Exhibit
Don’t forget if you go between 4PM and 8PM on Fridays admission is free!

Sunday September 19, 2010
Noon to 4PM
The Yard at P.S. 41, Greenwich Avenue and Charles Street $30 - $85
An amazing event supporting P.S. 41’s green rooftop program.  Participating West Village restaurants include Choptank, One if by Land, Market Table and Cabrito.  Tickets will be sold on site but you can also buy them in advance.

Sunday September 19, 2010
Market 11AM – 4PM; dinner 6PM
Gansevoort Plaza, 42 Gansevoort St. tasting at market $20 - $75; dinner $125 - $175
This green food movement has really taken off!  The first annual festival by day, you can shop for traditional, localized, 100% traceable food from 30 family farmers and local top chefs. At night, farmers, chefs and a select group of ticket holders will come together for a seasonal, farm-to-table dinner to celebrate good food.  Get your tickets now.

Monday September 20, 2010 – Thursday September 30, 2010 (weekends excluded)
Celebrate a culinary diverse borough during their restaurant week.

Tuesday September 21, 2010
7:30PM – 9:00PM $125
Enter at 16th Street & Union Square West
Union Square Park, Manhattan
A fundraiser for Union Square Park featuring some of the hottest restaurants in the Union Square District including ABC Kitchen, BLT Prime, and Pipa.  You can also sample Hill Country Chicken, which just opened this week! Purchase tickets here and use code harvest for $20 off

Tuesday September 21, 2010
Cheese Tasting
7:30PM – 8:45PM $25
The Clerkenwell 49 Clinton St. between Rivington and Stanton Streets
Tasting of cheese from Spain and Portugal.  Joy of Cheese founder Martin Johnson will present four varieties from each country. (hat tip Time Out NY)

Tuesday September 21, 2010
6PM – 9PM $55 in advance, $65 at the door
Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd at Crescent Street
This 9th Annual Food and Wine event promises to be very entertaining.  There will be 50 vendors showcasing the diverse cuisine of Queens.  There’s also a five ingredient cook off between Rocco Sacramone (his restaurant was voted number 1 Italian in NYC by Zagat) and Andrea Beaman (Top Chef alum).

Thursday September 23, 2010
7PM – 10PM
The Diamond 43 Franklin Street
This bake off which is part of GreenPoint Open Studios, a week long celebration where artists open their studios to support the creative community.  It costs $10 to eat but free to enter your pie.  The grand prize winner receives dinner for two hosted by Brooklyn Edible Social Club.  

If you make it to any of these events or know of another food event you’d like to share, please comment and let us know!

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