Spoon and Fork, Thursday, November 21, 2013, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Du Jour Bakery, Brooklyn: Benefit dinner for Philippines, including lumpia and chicken adobo. $50.
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.
Adobo Aid, Sunday, November 24, 2013, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fr. Demo Hall, Our Lady of Pompeii Church, West Village: Adobo meal to benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan. $12 suggested donation.
Candies Through the 19th Century, Sunday, November 24, 1 p.m., Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden, Yorkville, Manhattan: Susan Benjamin, president of Cool Confectionaries talks about the history of candy in the U.S. $20.
Sausage Fest, Sunday, November 24, 2013, 2 p.m., The Bell House, Brooklyn: Chefs compete using sausage as the main ingredient. $20.
5th Annual Latke Festival Great Performances, Monday, December 2, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, Manhattan: Area restaurants create their versions of latkes and famous foodie judges choose the winners. Ticket prices vary.
Fundraiser for Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan Relief, Saturday, December 7, 2013, 8 p.m., Toshi’s Penthouse, Flatiron: Live music and auction. All proceeds go to victims.
The Third Annual Slow Food Show, Sunday, December 8, 2013, 1 p.m., Astor Center Screening Room, East Village: Showcasing food entrepreneurs who produce locally. Tickets $15.
Cooking Class: Dolci delle Feste, Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 6:30 p.m., Westchester Italian Cultural Center, Tuckahoe, New York: Members and their guests can learn how to make holiday desserts.
Craft Beer Christmas, December 25, 2013, 1 p.m., Jimmy’s No. 43, East Village: Christmas dinner with beer. Tickets $25.
6th Annual Cassoulet Cook-Off, January 12, 2014, 1 p.m., Jimmy’s No. 43, East Village: Professional and amateur chefs compete to create cassoulets. Tickets $30.