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Weekend Whets 6/14

Newark Small Business Week 2013, June 14-21, 2013, Newark, New Jersey:  Support local restaurants and other businesses in Newark with discounts.

Chocolate Bar Brownie Eating Contest, Saturday, June 15, 2013, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Manasquan, New Jersey:  Presented by SquanStrong during their Tailgate on the Square event benefits efforts to rebuild the shore.

Danielle Gould, Monday, June 17, 2013, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., NYU Chemistry Department, room 1003, 31 Washington Place between Washington Square Park and Greene Street, Village:  Founder of Food+Tech Connect discusses technology in the food industry as part of NYU’s Experimental Cuisine Collective.

Born with a Junk Food Deficiency, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 6:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street, Manhattan:  Writer Martha Rosenberg discusses what goes on behind the scenes at large food companies.

The Food Truck Handbook, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street, Manhattan: Food truck owner David Weber discusses New York’s food trucks.

National Dine Out Day, Wednesday, June 19, 2013:  Eat at participating restaurants and a portion goes to Hurricane Sandy New Jersey relief.

Union Square Wine’s Summer Tapas Party, Saturday, June 22, 2013, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Union Square Wines, Union Square:  Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Galicia, Montsant, Jumilla and aged cheese, cured meats, and prepared dishes.  Free.

Southern Cuisine Dinner, Sunday, June 23, 2013, 7:30 p.m., La Casita de Porres, Brooklyn:  Dinner of pickled pigs’ feet and okra, buttermilk biscuits, fish dipped in cornmeal, Broadbent Kentucky country ham, poundcake with strawberries and whipped cream and she-crab soup.  $70.

Sunday Brunch, Sunday, June 23, 2013, Noon, Chopsticks or a Fork, Bushwick, Brooklyn:  Join other foodies for brunch.  $52.

MDA’s 20th Annual A Taste of Down Under, Monday, June 24, 2013, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tribeca Rooftop, 2 Desbrosses Street, Manhattan:  Food tastings by NYC chefs and wine and beer from Australia to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Farmhouse Fest, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Alewife, Long Island City, Queens:  Farmhouse style beers, wines and food like cheeses, breads, meats & gourmet pickles.  Tickets $65.

Spina’s “Rosato Amato” Dinner Party, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., 175 Avenue B, East Village:  Five-course dinner with pairings of rose wines from upstate New York to Greece.  $65.

Vosges Haut Chocolate Tasting, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, New York:  Waitlist $25.

On the Chocolate Trail, Monday, July 15, 2013, 6:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street, Manhattan:  Author Deborah R. Prinz discusses the history of the chocolate trade.

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Weekend Whets 6/7

3rd Annual Summer Spit BBQ, Saturday, June 8, 2013, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., The Garden at Studio Square NYC, Long Island City, Queens:  Unlimited BBQ by Chef David Burke.  Menu features whole hog on a spit, pulled pork, pork belly and peach doughnuts.  Tickets $60-$95.

34th Annual New York Mississippi Picnic, Saturday, June 8, 2013, noon to 6 p.m., Central Park:  Catfish lunches, artists and music to celebrate Mississippi.

11th Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, Saturday, June 8, 2013 and Sunday, June 9, 2013, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Madison Square Park, Manhattan:  Sample barbecue from pitmasters around the country, including Texas, North Carolina, Illinois, Nevada, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Virginia, South Carolina and New York City.  Admission is free.  $9 a plate.

Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival, Sunday, June 9, 2013, noon to 4 p.m., Museum at Eldridge Street, Lower East Side:  A block party celebrating Chinese and Jewish cultures with food, games, music, art and more.  Free.

BBQ Blowout, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Good Co., Brooklyn:  Chef Dale Talde will serve his bbq with beer from Brooklyn Brewery and music from DJ TODD.

A Moveable Feast, Tuesday, June 12, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 101 West 15th Street, Manhattan: Apartment hop in the Stonehenge building trying gourmet bites at this James Beard Greens (foodies under 40) event.  Tickets $95 non-members.

The Joy of Cheese and Gastronomie 491 Present The Summer Pairings with Beer, Tuesday, June 12, 2013, 7 p.m., Gastronomie 491, 491 Columbus Avenue (between 83rd and 84th), Upper West Side, Manhattan:  A tasting of light beers and the cheeses that go with them.  Tickets $20.

Born with a Junk Food Deficiency, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 6:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street, Manhattan:  Writer Martha Rosenberg discusses what goes on behind the scenes at large food companies.

The Food Truck Handbook, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street, Manhattan: Food truck owner David Weber discusses New York’s food trucks.

National Dine Out Day, Wednesday, June 19, 2013:  Eat at participating restaurants and a portion goes to Hurricane Sandy New Jersey relief.

On the Chocolate Trail, Monday, July 15, 2013, 6:30 p.m., Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street, Manhattan:  Author Deborah R. Prinz discusses the history of the chocolate trade.

Weekend Whets 1/25

A Wing & A Prayer, Saturday, January 26, 2013, 6 p.m., Elks Club, Hoboken:  Local restaurants compete in the first annual event to determine who has the best wings in Hoboken.  Tickets are $40 and all proceeds go to local families affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, Saturday, January 26, 2013, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., The Tunnel, 608 West 28th Street, Manhattan:  Southern food festival in two sessions, one on bacon and one on whole hog.  Each has tastings of beer, bourbon, pulled pork bbq, ribs and fixins.  With bluegrass music.  Tickets are $99 and $109.

Midnight Brunch:  Whisky and Meatballs from Around the World, Saturday, January 26, 2013, 11 p.m.:   A midnight brunch featuring whiskeys and international-style meatballs for food lovers.  Tickets are $80.

Filled with Love:  Ravioli 101, Sunday, January 27, 2013, 11 a.m., Giovanni Rana Pastificio & Cucina, 75 9th Avenue, Chelsea Market, Manhattan:  The restaurant and shop’s first pasta making class followed by a lunch of the freshly made ravioli.  $35.

Meatball Takedown, Sunday, January 27, 2013, 2 p.m., Bell House, Brooklyn:  Anyone can bring meatballs for this competition.  Tickets are $15.

NYChiliFest, Sunday, January 27, 2013, 7 p.m., Chelsea Market, 88 10th Avenue, Manhattan:  Chili tastings and one will be crowned the best.  Tickets are $50.

Hudson Restaurant Week, Monday, January 28, 2013 to February 8, 2013, Hudson County, NJ:  Discounted prix-fixe menus at Hudson County restaurants.

Jimmy’s No. 43 Oyster Shuck and Talk, Thursday January 31, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., 43 East 7th St. btwn 2nd and 3rd Ave., Manhattan:  a benefit for Slow Food NYC.

Weekend Whets 1/18

Robert Burns Supper, Saturday, January 19, 2013, 6 p.m., 3 West Club, 3 West 51st Street, Manhattan:  Celebrate Scotland’s poet with a haggis dinner.  Tickets are $150.

First Annual Hoboken Mutz Fest, Sunday, January 20, 2013, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Elk’s Club, 1005 Washington Street, Hoboken:  Taste and vote for the best mozzarella cheese in Hoboken.  Tickets $10.

A Taste of Hoboken, Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 6 or 7 p.m., Hoboken, NJ:  A fundraising event with samples of food from Hoboken restaurants and shops, including Carlo’s Bake Shop.  Early tickets $80; general admission $60.

Food Almanac 2013: Forecasting the Year Ahead in Food and Farm Policy and Politics, Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 6 p.m., Brooklyn Winery, 213 N. 8th Street, Brooklyn:  Leonard Lopate, host of WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show, will moderate a panel discussion with Michael Hurwitz, director, Greenmarket Program; Steve Rosenberg, sr. vice president, Scenic Hudson; Gabrielle Blavatsky, policy and research sssociate, Wholesome Wave and co-chair, FSNYC Policy Committee;  Annie Novak, co-founder & director, Eagle Street Farms and founder & director, Growing Chefs and Kathleen Frith, president, Glynwood.  Appetizers and drinks will be provided.  Tickets are $50; $60 with membership.

Winter Wednesdays with Beer, Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 7 p.m., Gastronomie 491, 491 Columbus Avenue, Manhattan:  Try 6 cheeses paired with 6 beers.

Burns Night Supper, Friday, January 25, 2013, 7 p.m., St. Andrew’s Restaurant & Bar, 140 West 46th Street, Manhattan:  Special Scottish menu with haggis.  $69.95.

Weekend Whets

Shame on Sandy–A Benefit, Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Highline Stages, Studio D, 441 West 14th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues, Manhattan:  Food sampling from NYC chefs like April Bloomfield, Bruce and Eric Bromberg, Eric Ripert, Daniel Boulud, Mario Batali, Michael White and more.  Performances by Patrick Stewart, Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali and more.  Tickets are $150.

Whiskey and Cheese Pairing, Thursday, January 17, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Homestead, 67 Irving Place, Manhattan:  A pairing of whiskey and cheese organized by Bedford Cheese Shop.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, Saturday, January 26, 2013, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., The Tunnel, 608 West 28th Street, Manhattan:  Southern food festival in two sessions, one on bacon and one on whole hog.  Each has tastings of beer, bourbon, pulled pork bbq, ribs and fixins.  With bluegrass music.  Tickets are $99 and $109 and selling out fast.

Sixth Annual Tasting Event, The Village Voice Choice Eats, March 19, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the 69th Armory at Lexington Avenue, Manhattan:  Tickets go on sale January 16, 2013 for this event.  More than 50 participating restaurants chosen by Voice food critics Robert Sietsema and Tejal Rao.

Weekend Whets

International Food Truck and Beer Festival, Sunday, August 12, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. at South Street Seaport.  Tickets are $40 (which includes six food vouchers), but you can get a discount ticket for $17 through Time Out New York.  Food trucks like Schnitzel & Things, Kimchi Taco and Mexico Blvd will be there.