Rum & Rhythm Benefit & Auction, Friday, June 6, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Tribeca 360, Tribeca, Manhattan: Fundraiser in conjunction with Caribbean Week with Caribbean cuisine and music.
Texas Chili Cook-off, Saturday, June 7, 2014, Noon to 5 p.m., West 79th Street Boat Basin, Upper West Side, Manhattan: Chili tastings and competition.
Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, Saturday & Sunday, June 7 & 8, 2014, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Madison Square Park, Manhattan: Sample bbq from well-known bbq restaurants around the country.
14th Annual Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival, Sunday, June 8, Noon to 4 p.m., Lower East Side: Celebrate the food and culture of the Chinese and Jewish community of the area.
Dinner with Ruth Reichl, Sunday, June 8, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Contrada, East Village, Manhattan: Four-course dinner with Ruth’s reading and discussing her new book Delicious!.
Memna Ramen, Pop-up!, Sunday, June 8, 2014, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Jimmy’s No. 43, East Village, Manhattan: Pop-up of miso ramen.
Summer by the Sea: The 29th Annual Chefs’ Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels, Monday, June 9, 2014, 7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Center, Midtown, Manhattan: Fundraising event featuring food tastings from NYC area chefs.
A Night of Film and Food, James Beard Foundation, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6:30 p.m., Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, Lincoln Center, Manhattan: Jiro Dreams of Sushi followed by a reception featuring some of New York’s finest chefs, sake, beer and wine. $50-$70.
The Duckathlon presented by D’Artagnan, Saturday, June 14, 2014, Noon to 5 p.m., Metropolitan Pavilion, Chelsea, Manhattan: Culinary competition. Teams or singles. $54-$60.
Taste of Bushwick, Monday, June 16, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., The Bushwick Starr, 207 Starr Street, Brooklyn: Party with food from local restaurants.
Solstice Session at the Arrogant Swine, June 21, 2014, The Arrogant Swine, Brooklyn: Celebrate summer solstice with a pig roast, pulled-pork sandwiches, local beers and cornhole. $40.
Bryant Park BBQ, Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Bryant Park, Midtown Manhattan: Food from ’wichcraft for a summer bbq. $60-$70.
A California Olive Oil Tasting, June 26, 2014, 3 p.m., SD26 Restaurant and WineBar,19 East 26th Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues), Manhattan: Taste different styles of olive oil and learn how it is produced. $20-$35.
Brooklyn Eats, Friday June 27th, 2014, 630 Flushing Avenue, South Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Brooklyn’s first food and beverage trade show.
Preserving the Harvest: Food Preservation 101!, Sunday, June 29, 2014, 3 p.m., Nextdoorganics Hub, Brooklyn: Learn how to preserve fresh produce at home.
Ham and Cheese Party, Monday, June 30, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., The Ides at Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn: Prosciutto and award-winning cheeses. Free.