Black Trufflepalooza, Monday, January 20, 2014, Locanda Verde, Tribeca, Manhattan: Locanda Verde’s 3-course truffle dinner. $69.99.
Homemade Pasta Class, Monday, January 20, 2014, 7 p.m., Bread and Yoga Studio, Inwood, Manhattan: Vegan pasta making class with Chef Dan of Chickpea and Olive.
Macaron Class, Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., French ‘Encas, Tribeca, Manhattan: Hands-on class with tasting. $120.
Lamb Love: Aussie Lamb Dinner & Master Class, Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Fairway Upper West Side Cafe at 74th Street, Upper West Side, Manhattan: Learn how to prepare lamb. $60.
Southern Comfort, Thursday, January 23, 2014, 7:30 p.m., 38 Prince (between Mott and Mulberry), Manhattan: Southern snacks, gumbo z’herbes, and pulled pork served with Southern sides. $55.
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, Saturday, January 25, 2014, The Tunnel, Manhattan: Three sessions of Beer, Bourbon, Barbeque, Bacon and Bluegrass.
NYChilifest 2014, Sunday, January 26, 2014, 7 p.m., Chelsea Market: Chili celebration. Prices vary.
Homemade Paella Class, Monday, January 27, 2014, 7 p.m., Bread and Yoga Studio, Inwood, Manhattan: Paella making class with Chef Dan of Chickpea and Olive.
Chinese New Year, Wednesday, January 30, 2014, 7:30 p.m., 38 Prince (between Mott and Mulberry), Manhattan: Southern-inspired Chinese dishes and fortune cookies. $55.
Candy: Evil or Just Misunderstood? with Samira Kawash, Monday, February 3, 2014, 6:30 p.m., NYU Department of Food Studies and Nutrition, 411 Lafayette St, 5th floor (between West 4th and Astor Place), Village, Manhattan: Discussion on whether candy is a food. $10-$40.
Save Room for Dessert!, February 5, 2014, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn: Demos, tips, small samples and Q&A from sweet makers like Roni-Sue Chocolates and Love Sweet Love Pralines. $5.
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table, with Tracie M. McMillan, an award-winning journalist concerning food, poverty, and the politics of both, Monday, February 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, Manhattan: Author discusses why only privileged minority can eat well in America.
6th Annual Bacon & Bourbon Expo, Saturday, February 15, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Astor Center, East Village, Manhattan: Tastings of bacon and bourbon. $59.
Lincoln’s Kitchen: The African-American Influence on Our Table, Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 7 p.m., 92nd Street Y, Upper East Side: Sample dishes from What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Southern Cooking, the first cookbook written by an African-American. $45.
“New York City: A Food Biography,” with Andrew F. Smith, a food studies and professional food writing teacher at the New School and the author or editor of twenty-one books, Thursday, February 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, Manhattan: Lecture on NYC food.
James Oseland and Special Guests: A Fork in the Road, Thursday, February 27, 2014, 7 p.m., 92nd Street Y, Upper East Side: Saveur editor in chief and “Top Chef Masters” judge James Oseland and other foodies share experiences. $21+.
Shojin Ryori: Zen Cuisine for Body & Mind, Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m., Japan Society, Midtown East, Manhattan: Toshio Tanahashi, founder of Zecoow Culinary Institute, explores Shojin Ryori, vegetarian Buddhist cuisine. $25.
A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour, Sunday, March 2, 2014, 11 a.m., Brooklyn: Visit Italian and Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn with pizza tastings and movie history. $80.
Game Of Thrones Gourmet: Medival Feasts, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 7 p.m., 92nd Street Y, Upper East Side: Sample dishes from the Middle Ages. $45.
Ferran Adria, Thursday, March 13, 2014, 8:15 p.m., 92nd Street Y, Upper East Side: World-renown chef discusses his techniques. $29+.
Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure, with Samira Kawash, the author of “Dislocating the Color Line,” and the founder of the website Candyprofessor.com, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, Manhattan: Lecture on cultural history of candy in America.
Ides Of March: Feasting In Ancient Rome, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7 p.m., 92nd Street Y, Upper East Side: Learn about dining etiquette and meals of Ancient Rome. $45.