Weekend Whets 3/29

Chinatown Restaurant Week, through March 31, 2013, Chinatown:  Participating restaurants offering meals for $20.13. 

Eat My Heart Out Supper Club, Monday, April 1, 2013, 7 p.m., Dumbo, Brooklyn:  A unique dining experience where the courses correspond to performers’ stories.  Tickets $75-$90.

The Great Street Meet, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, Village:  Sample food from NYC’s best street vendors.  Tickets $25+.

Third Annual Big Beef Dinner, Wednesday, April 3, 2013, Northern Spy Food Co., Manhattan:  A five-course meal celebrating beef, and yes, it is incorporated into dessert with beef-marrow mascarpone cannoli.  $75.

Fourth Annual Meatball Slapdown, Thursday, April 4, 2013, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn:  Sample meatballs and choose the winning meatball from Brooklyn Star, Buttermilk Channel, Ganso, Ivan Ramen, Mile End, M Wells or The Pines.  $50.

A Southern, Cajun and Creole Social Tasting, Thursday, April 4, 2013, 8 p.m., Peculier Pub, Village:  Celebrate Southern cuisine with a tasting prepared by Chef Robert Crawford.  $15.

Eat Like a Chef!  Danny Meyer and Michael Romano with Adam Gopnik, Monday, April 15, 2013, 8:15 p.m., 92nd St Y, Manhattan:  Restaurateur and chef discuss culinary secrets to making staff meals at Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern and more.  Tickets are $29.

Tasting Brooklyn, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Green Building, Brooklyn:  Event that celebrates the borough with tastings from area vendors and restaurants like Robicelli’s.  VIP tickets, $75; general admission, $50.

2nd Annual Taiwanese Night Market, Friday, April 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Villian, Brooklyn:  A night market of Asian and Taiwanese food vendors.  Tickets $40.

NYC Hot Sauce Expo, Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 2013, 10 a.m., Food Karma Projects Presents Events on Kent, 110 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn:  Live music, fire breathers, spicy food vendors, awards show, eating challenges and contests, adult beverages and the best hot sauce companies from North America.

Baking for Spring!  Make Homemade Pies & Delicious Cocktails, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., GE Monogram Design Center, 150 East 58th Street, Manhattan:  Hands-on pie making event making mini blueberry, raspberry and blackberry pies to take home. $40.

LuckyRice New York, Monday, April 29, 2013 through Sunday, May 5, 2013, Manhattan:  A celebration of Asian cuisine.  Each night showcases a different type of Asian food.  Opening night is a dumpling party.

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