Festa di Santa Rosalia Italian Festival, Friday, August 22, 2014 through September 1, 2014, Bensonhurst Brooklyn: Italian religious and cultural festival with food, games, music and more.
Clam Bake, Saturday, August 23, 2014, 3 p.m., Sycamore Flowershop + Bar, Brooklyn: Clams and beer.
Thaithentic Food and Culture Festival, Saturday, August, 23, 2014, 7 to 10 p.m., Midtown Manhattan: The first-ever Thai-themed food festival in NYC.
The Sweet Escape: NJ Confection & Dessert Tasting Expo, Sunday, August 24, 2014, Union, NJ: Expo of dessert professionals in the Tristate area.
Hoboken Italian Festival, September 4, 2014 through September 7, 2014, Hoboken, NJ: Italian cultural festival with food, games, music and more including a cannoli eating contest and a grape stomp.
San Gennaro Festival, September 11, 2014 through September 21, 2014, Little Italy, Manhattan: Italian religious and cultural procession with food, games, music, religious procession and more.
North Nordic Food Festival, September 13 through 20, 2014, NYC: Cooking classes, tastings, dinners and more celebrating Nordic cuisine.
Rockin’ Ramen, Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 6 to 8 p.m., International Culinary Center Theater Kitchen, Broadway between Broome and Grand Streets, Manhattan: Explore the art and craft of ramen.
Urban Appetites: Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York, Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Ave., btw. 34th & 35th St., Midtown: Historian Cindy Lobel discusses 19th-century’s New York’s food scene and how it affected the city’s development.
Central Park Smorg, Friday, September 19, 2014, 5 to 9 p.m., Central Park: Smorgasburg brings 30 food vendors to Central Park Summer Stage for one night only.