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.