Good Enough to Eat, Friday, November 7, 2013, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Freebrook Mansion, Brooklyn: Drinks and food from local and sustainable restaurants, breweries and vineyards; raffles and live acoustic music.
New York Taste, Monday, November 11, 2o13, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Waterfront, 269 11th Avenue, Manhattan: New York magazine’s food festival with tastings by New York’s finest chefs. Tickets $100-$195.
Worst Cooks in America Free Taping, Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:30 a.m., Teaneck, NJ and Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 6 p.m., Brooklyn: Bobby Flay and Anne Burrell need food patrons for new show.
The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City, Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Gotham Center Skylight Room, Manhattan: Discussion of Italian American identity as it relates to food.
Pen Parentis Literary Salon Food Edition, Tuesday, November 12, 2013, Hotel Andaz, Wall Street, Manhattan: Discussion and reading with food writers Caroline M. Grant, Aleksandra Crapanzano, Edward Lewine and John Donohue.
Artful Dining: Brunch with Marcus Samuelsson, Sunday, November 17, 2013, Noon, in the home of Lori Zabar and Mark Mariscal (Upper West Side): Chef Marcus Samuelsson discusses his memoir, Yes, Chef with co-author Veronica Chambers. This is part of Symphony Space’s Artful Dining series. $250.
4th Annual Mac-Off, Sunday, November 17, 2013, 5 p.m., Littlefield, 622 Degraw Street Brooklyn: Macaroni and cheese competition of New York chefs. $20.
An Evening with Alice Waters, Thursday, November 21, 2013, 5:15 p.m. to 9 p.m., PS107, Brooklyn: Q&A with Alice Waters and autographing session.
Cooking and Modern Art with Mary Ann Caws, Thursday, November 21, 2013, 7:30 p.m., The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan: Discussion on how famous artists ate and depicted food. $25-$40.
Festa di Tartufi, Friday, November 22, 2013, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Del Posto, Manhattan: A celebration of Piemontese white truffles, Barbaresco and Barolo. Mario Batali and Antonio Galloni host a five-course meal by Executive Chef Mark Ladner. Tickets are $1,000.
Sausage Fest, Sunday, November 24, 2013, 2 p.m., The Bell House, Brooklyn: Chefs compete using sausage as the main ingredient. $20.