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.