Bust Magazine Holiday Craftacular and Food Fair, Saturday and Sunday, December 14 & 15, 2013, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Metropolitan Pavilion, Chelsea: Handmade crafts and food vendors.
Kosher Restaurant Week, December 14-20, 2013, Brooklyn
Pie Bake-Off for Philippines Relief, Sunday, December 15, 2013, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., SingleCut Beersmiths, Astoria, Queens: Pop-up market and pie bake-off sponsored by Queens County Market. Taste and vote for $12 or sign up to compete.
Morningside Heights Cookie Extravaganza, Monday, December 16, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, Union Food Lab, 3041 Broadway at 121st Street, Manhattan: Community cookie tasting and baking!
The Ramen Burger Effect, Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Asia Society, Upper East Side, Manhattan: Ramen burger creator Keizo Shimamoto, ramen manufacturer Kenshiro Uki of Sun Noodle and filmmaker of Ramen Dreams, Michael McAteer, discuss the ramen food trend.
Slow Food New York Book Club, Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Huckleberry Bar, 588 Grand Street (between Lorimer & Leonard); Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Discussion and book signing of Drift by Jon McGoran.
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.
Homemade Pizza Class, January 13, 2014, 7 p.m., Bread and Yoga Studio, Inwood, Manhattan: Pizza making class with Chefs Dan and Danielle of Chickpea and Olive.
Homemade Pasta Class, January 20, 2014, 7 p.m., Bread and Yoga Studio, Inwood, Manhattan: Vegan pasta making class with Chef Dan of Chickpea and Olive.
Homemade Paella Class, January 27, 2014, 7 p.m., Bread and Yoga Studio, Inwood, Manhattan: Paella making class with Chef Dan of Chickpea and Olive.