NYC Restaurant Week, through March 7, 2014: Discounted three-course meals at popular NYC restaurants.
Japanese Restaurant Week, through March 16, 2014, Manhattan: Showcases restaurants serving Japanese cuisine.
Vegetarian Pop-Ups, March 6 & 7, 2014, Old Bowery Station, Manhattan: Vegetarian dinner at Young’s. $45+.
The Perfect Mac & Cheese, March 7, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Bedford Cheese Shop, Gramercy, Manhattan: Sample favorite mac and cheese recipes. $30.
Taste of Seventh, March 8 & 9, 2014, East Village, Manhattan: Tastings from seven vendors on E. 7th Street, including Luke’s Lobster. $25.
Cassoulet Tasting, March 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Back Forty West, Soho, Manhattan: Chefs from six NYC restaurants make the classic French winter dish. $86.70.
The Taste of Greenwich House, Monday, March 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Metropolitan Pavilion, Chelsea, Manhattan: Tastings from area restaurants to benefit Greenwich House. Participating restaurants include Annisa, Barraca, Murray’s Cheese Bar, The Marrow, The Little Owl, Monument Lane, Stanton Social, Tao and more. Mimi Sheraton, former food critic of the New York Times, is honorary co-chair. $150 to $350.
Game Of Thrones Gourmet: Medival Feasts, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 7 p.m., 92nd Street Y, Upper East Side: Sample dishes from the Middle Ages. $45.
SFNYC Book Club – “The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook” by Michael Anthony, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 7 p.m., Natural Gourmet Institute, Flatiron, Manhattan: James Beard award-winning chef Michael Anthony discussion and book signing of The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook. Free.
Ferran Adria, Thursday, March 13, 2014, 8:15 p.m., 92nd Street Y, Upper East Side: World-renown chef discusses his techniques. $29+.
PI(E) Day, March 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m., City Grit, Nolita, Manhattan: Multi-course meal featuring savory & sweet pies. $55 for one; $95 for two.
St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Cheese and Whiskey, Monday, March 17, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Bedford Cheese Shop, Gramercy, Manhattan: Sample Irish cheeses and whiskies. $70.
Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure, with Samira Kawash, the author of “Dislocating the Color Line,” and the founder of the website Candyprofessor.com, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, Manhattan: Lecture on cultural history of candy in America.
Ides Of March: Feasting In Ancient Rome, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7 p.m., 92nd Street Y, Upper East Side: Learn about dining etiquette and meals of Ancient Rome. $45.
Just Food Conference, April 5 through 6, 2014, Teachers College, Columbia University, Manhattan: Conference on making locally grown food available to New Yorkers.
Westeros Feast – Dinner with Release of Fire & Blood, April 6, 2014, 7 p.m., Jimmy’s No. 43, East Village, Manhattan: A Westeros-inspired feast. $55.
Butts, Legs & Sides, April 8, 2014, 7:30 p.m., City Grit, Nolita, Manhattan: Bo Ssäm Feast & Fried Chicken Fest. $55 for one; $195 for four.
A Taste of Fifth Avenue, April 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m., The Grand Prospect Hall, Brooklyn: Sample tastings from local restaurants.
A Persian Feast, April 12, 2014, 6:30 p.m., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan: Group discussion of Middle Eastern art and culinary history followed by a hands-on cooking class. $150.
Food Book Fair, April 25 through 27, 2014, Brooklyn: Event showcasing books by those in the food world.