Food-Friendly Events, October 18-25 Featured

Food-Friendly Events, October 18-25

Authors: EatingInTranslation

An Evening in Good Taste
Thursday, October 18, 6:00-9:00
1133 Westchester Ave., White Plains, New York
Tickets: $175 advance/$200 door; proceeds benefit the Food Bank for Westchester

Molecular Cuisine: The Politics of Taste
Friday, October 19, 6:15-9:00; Saturday, 9:00-7:15; Sunday, 9:00-6:45
School of Visual Arts, 335 West 16th St. (Eighth-Ninth Aves.), Manhattan
General admission, $75; students, $25

Red Hook Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 20, 10:00-4:00, rain or shine
Red Hook Community Farm, 580 Columbia St. (at Otsego St.), Red Hook, Brooklyn
Free admission

Immigrant Foodways Public Market Tour
Saturday, October 20, 10:30-1:00
Meet at Broadway and Graham Ave., Bushwick, Brooklyn
Tickets: adults, $42; children ages 4 and under, free; advance registration required

Tastes of Brooklyn
Saturday, October 20, 11:30-3:00
Columbus Park, 2 Johnson St. (Cadman Plaza West-Adams St.), Brooklyn
Free admission; proceeds from tasting tickets benefit Seeds in the Middle
Via Brooklyn Based

Festival des Soupes (previously known as the Smith Street Soup Festival)
Saturday, October 20, 1:00-4:00 (rain date Sunday)
Smith St. between Atlantic and Carroll Sts., Brooklyn
Free admission; proceeds from tasting tickets benefit the nearby public School for International Studies and the South Brooklyn Local Development Corp.

Das Best Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 20, two sessions: noon-4:00, 5:30-9:30
La.Venue, 608 West 28th St. (at Eleventh Ave.), Manhattan
Tickets: per session, $76 advance/$85 on site; ages 21 and over only

Autumn Treasure Bake & Book Sale
Saturday, October 20, 9:30-3:30; Sunday, 11:30-3:30
Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118th St., Kew Gardens, Queens
Free admission

Grub Street Food Festival
Sunday, October 21, 10:00-6:00
At the Hester Street Fair, vicinity of Hester and Essex Sts., Manhattan
Free admission

Havemeyer Sugar Sweets Festival
Saturday, October 21, 10:00-4:00
Havemeyer St. near Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Free admission; proceeds benefit the City Reliquary

Food Truck Rally
Sunday, October 21, 11:00-5:00
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
Free admission

Brooklyn Curry Experiment
Sunday, October 21, 1:00-???
Public Assembly, 70 North 6th St. (Wythe-Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Tickets: $15

Bolivian Parade of New York
Sunday, October 21, noon-2:00
37th Ave. from 69th St. to 87th St., Jackson Heights, Queens
Last year little food was sold on the sidewalks, but the costumes were great, and there's plenty of good chow nearby
Free admission

The Mac-Off
Sunday, October 21, 5:00-8:00
Huckleberry Bar, 588 Grand St. (Lorimer-Leonard Sts.), Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Admission: $10 advance/$15 door; "free to compete"

Apple Pie Bake-Off
Sunday, October 21, 6:00-???
Enid's, 560 Manhattan Ave. (at Driggs Ave.), Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Free admission

Kickstart Your Cookbook
Monday, October 22, 9:30-noon
The Beard House, 167 West 12th St. (Sixth-Seventh Aves.), Manhattan
General public, $25; JBF professional and student members and culinary students, free; reserve seats by calling 212-627-2308

Eric Asimov: How to Love Wine
Monday, October 22, 7:00-???
McNally Jackson Book, 52 Prince St. (Lafayette Mulberry Sts.), Manhattan
Free admission

Taste of Elizabeth and Beyond
Monday, October 22, 5:00-8:30
Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, 100 Spring St., Elizabeth, New Jersey
Tickets: $30 advance/$40 door

Women Know Pigs
Tuesday, October 23, 6:00-???
Haven's Kitchen, 109 West 17th St. (Sixth-Seventh Aves.), Manhattan
Tickets: general admission, $99; Slow Food members, $89; ages 21 and over only

Savory & Sweet with Jacques and Jacques
Tuesday, October 23, 7:00-9:00
Jacques Torres Chocolate, 350 Hudson St. (King-Charlton Sts.), Manhattan
Tickets: $200, or $500 for hour-earlier VIP admission; proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Urban Harvest: National Food Day Celebration
Wednesday, October 24, 7:00-9:30
The New School, Eugene Lang Building, 66 West 12th St. (Fifth-Sixth Aves.), Manhattan
Admission: $5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, alumni with ID

Spain's Great Match
Wednesday, October 24, 7:00-9:30
Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th St. (Sixth-Seventh Aves.), Manhattan
Tickets: $75, or $125 for early VIP admission; ages 21 and over only

The Cookbook Book: Why Books and Benchmarks Matter
Thursday, October 25, 4:00-6:00
NYU Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Pl.), Manhattan
Admission: $5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, alumni with ID

Meet Your Maker: Hops and Crops Fest
Thursday, October 25, two sessions, beginning at 6:30 and at 8:30
61 Local, 61 Bergen St. (Boerum Pl.-Smith St.), Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Tickets: $40 per session; proceeds benefit BK Farmyards

Brooklyn Bounty
Thursday, October 25, 7:00-9:30
Brooklyn Brewery, 79 North 11th St. (Wythe Ave.-Berry St.), Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Tickets: $150 and up; proceeds benefit the Brooklyn Historical Society

Umaimono Gourmet Fair
Thursday to Sunday, October 25-28, 11:00-8:00
Mitsuwa Marketplace, 595 River Rd., Edgewater, New Jersey
Free admission

Ongoing:Hester Nights, Thursdays; Chelsea Triangle French Market, Fridays and Saturdays; Smorgasburg in Williamsburg, Saturdays; Smorgasburg in Dumbo, Sundays; Hester Street Fair, Saturdays; Red Hook Food Vendors, Saturdays and Sundays; Fulton Stall Market, Saturdays and Sundays; Brooklyn Flea, Saturdays and Sundays; New Amsterdam Market, Sundays; Hudson Square Food Trucks, Tuesdays through Thursdays; UrbanSpace Meatpacking Market, daily; Mad. Sq. Eats, daily (final day, October 19; New York Greenmarkets, various days; Community Markets, various days; Lunch Hour NYC, daily except Sunday

Classes: See the schedules of the Astor Center, The Brooklyn Kitchen, the Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, Haven's Kitchen, the Institute of Culinary Education, the International Culinary Center, the Japanese Culinary Center, Murray's Cheese, the 92nd St. Y, La Scuola di Eataly, and the Whole Foods Bowery Culinary Center, and the roundup of classes on CourseHorse

Walking tours: Tag along with Big Onion, the Institute of Culinary Education, Jeffrey Tastes, Joe DiStefano, NoshWalks, NYC Discovery Walking Tours, Urban Oyster, and "Wildman" Steve Brill

Tickets on sale:Brooklyn Wort, October 27; Gastroball, October 28; Adapting to a Changing Climate: Managing Our Cities and Food Supply, October 29 (free, registration required); Masters of Social Gastronomy Take On Taboo Foods, October 30 (free, online RSVP requested); New York Taste, November 5 (save 10 percent with code GOOGA2012); The Pearl Harbor Sandwich, November 8; International Great Beer Expo, November 10; Eater Eve, November 11

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