Great GoogaMooga, Friday, May 17, 2013 through Sunday, May 19, 2013, Prospect Park, Brooklyn: Food and music festival.
Martha Stewart Cooking Demonstration, Friday, May 17, 2013, 1 p.m., Macy’s, 34th Street, Furniture department Level 9, Manhattan: Martha cooks American food and signs her new cookbook, Martha’s American Food.
North Brooklyn Takes the Cake, Saturday, May 18, 2013, 6 p.m., The Brooklyn Kitchen, 100 Frost Street, Brooklyn: A cupcake bakeoff! Tickets are $15.
Taste of Tribeca, Saturday, May 18, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Duane Street (between Greenwich and Hudson), Tribeca: Outdoor culinary festival featuring dishes from Tribeca chefs. Tickets $50. Raises money for PS 150’s and PS 234’s arts and enrichment programs.
40th Annual Ninth Avenue Food Festival, Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, 2013, Noon to 5 p.m., Ninth Avenue from 42nd to 57th Streets, Manhattan: A celebration of the diverse restaurants on this strip.
The Sweet Escape: New Jersey Confection and Dessert Tasting Expo, Sunday, May 19, 2013, The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Edison, NJ: Sample tastings from the state’s bakeries, pastry chefs and sweet shops. Tickets $65.
Cook it Raw: David Chang & Friends, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 7 p.m., New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos Forum, Manhattan: Momofuku’s David Chang welcomes chefs Massimo Bottura and Daniel Patterson for a conversation with Cook It Raw founder Alessandro Porcelli, moderated by journalist Lisa Abend. $25 General admission.
Gluttony: Deconstructing Dinner, Thursday, May 23, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor, Manhattan: Part of a series on science and the deadly sins. Steve Ettlinger, author of Twinkie, Deconstructed, and Dwight Eschliman, photographer of Foodstuff, discuss ingredients in popular processed foods. $15-$25.
Meat Hooked!, Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6:30 p.m., BLDG 92 , Brooklyn Navy Yard Center, 63 Flushing Ave (at Carlton), Brooklyn: Gotham Center Director Suzanne Wasserman’s new film, a documentary about meat and the rise and fall and rise again of butchers and butchering in and around New York. $8/$5 members.