Weekend Whets 10/17

Taste of Forest Hills, Saturday, October 18, 2014, Queens

Brooklyn Bacon Takedown, Sunday, October 19, 2014:  Cooking competition.

Enid’s Apple Pie Contest, Sunday, October 19, 2014, Brooklyn

Korean Restaurant Week NYC, through October 19, 2014

Lower East Side Pickle Day, Sunday, October 19, 2014, Orchard Street at Delancey Street, LES:  Festival celebrating pickled foods.

NYC Wine and Food Fest, through October 19, 2014:  Annual food event sponsored by Food Network and Food & Wine with classes, lectures, parties, dinners and demonstrations by celebrity food personalities.

Sunnyside Restaurant Week, October 20-24, 2014, Queens

Understanding the Food Mood Connection: How Italian Mediterranean Food Lifestyles Can Contribute to Better Health, October 21, 2014, 6 p.m., Casa Italiana, Village, Manhattan:  Panel discussion with Kerstin Hecker, Michele Scicolone and Charles Scicolone.

Book Launch: The Secret Recipes by Dominique Ansel, with Paulette Goto, Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn:  Cronut creator Dominique Ansel discusses his book.

Fifth Annual Lopate and Locavores, through October 29, 2014, NYC:  Food and lectures on topics like creating a successful restaurant business, writing a cookbook, NY delis and more with food celebrities like Lidia Bastianich.

Food Film Fest, October 29, 2014 through November 1, 2014:  Film festival with tastings.

Brooklyn’s On Fire: Meet the Firehouse Chefs!, Thursday, October 30, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn:  Discussion and chili cook-off.

Fifth Annual Mac-Off, November 2, 2014, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Littlefield, Brooklyn:  Macaroni and cheese cook-off with local chefs.

Chefs for Impact, November 20, 2014:  A benefit to bring e-learning to Zambia.



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