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.
Prohibition, Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 2013, 1 p.m., location TBA: A period dining experience by chefs Rob McCue and Adam C. Banks.
Chanterelle at Robert, Sunday, April 21, 2013, Robert at the Museum of Arts and Design, Columbus Circle, Manhattan: Owners of former Tribeca restaurant Chanterelle recreate it for one night only. Six courses. Menu created by artist Israeli-American Izhar Patkin. $125. 100 seats available.
Sweet Sensations, Sunday, April 21, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Openhouse–the Old Bowery Station, 168 Bowery, Manhattan: Local bakers and food bloggers bake sweet treats to benefit C-CAPa nonprofit organization that provides culinary programs to underserved youth. Tickets $39.
Earth Day Dinner at Del Posto, Monday, April 22, 2013, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Del Posto, 85 10th Avenue, Manhattan: A five-course vegetarian dinner in honor of Mother Earth with Annie Novak, Urban Garden Goddess, and Amy Thompson of Lucy’s Whey.
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.
The Joy of Cheese and Gastronomie 491 Present The Gastronomie 9, Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7 p.m., Gastronomie 491, 491 Columbus Avenue (between 83rd and 84th), Upper West Side, Manhattan: A discussion and tasting of nine cheeses.
Taste of the Lower East Side, Thursday, April 25, 2013, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Manhattan: Experience bites and drinks from the area’s restaurants. Tickets $195 general admission or $300 VIP.
Single Subject Food Books: A Symposium, Saturday, April 27, 2013, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Roger Smith Hotel, 501 Lexington Avenue, Manhattan: Discusses the trend and popularity of single subject food books like salt, sugar, potatoes, etc. Tickets $30.
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.
Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge in partnership with the James Beard Foundation, deadline April 30, 2013: Create a story inspired by the idea of “appetite” that’s two to three minutes in length, presented in three “courses” and includes one of the five tastes in the title: bitter, salty, sour, sweet or umami.
Food Book Fair, Friday, May 3, 2013 to Sunday, May 5, 2013, Brooklyn: An event celebrating food books with vendors, cooking demos, tastings and panel discussions.