If you’re into wine, especially French wine then Le Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux Grand Tasting Event at Pier A Harbor House is an event you can’t miss. Taking place on Wednesday, April 27 from 6-9pm right on the waterfront at Pier A Harbor House, sip decadent wines from the Left and Right Banks of Bordeaux. Wines will be paired with passed hors d’oeuvres. The event may seem a bit pricey at $50 per person, but it’s a bargain if French wines are your thing.
Turn up the heat this weekend at the fourth annual Hot Sauce Expo in Brooklyn. Get ready for hot sauce tastings, craft beer, spicy food, live music, the NYC Bloody Mary mix-down championship, and various eating competitions. General admission tickets are available for $10 per person if you buy them in advance and $15 at the door. The expo is open on Saturday and Sunday. Have fun!
St. Patrick’s Day is pretty big in New York City. It’s not until next Thursday, but it’s never too early to start celebrating. Participate in a pub crawl today, tomorrow, or next Thursday and receive various food and drink specials at participating bars. You’ll receive the list of bars and specials on the day you arrive. Tickets can be purchased in advance. Please be 21 or older and drink responsibly.
Next Friday join the Village Voice Choice Eats tasting event and sample food from over 50 handpicked restaurants from all over New York City. Enjoy complimentary craft beer, liquor, and wine as well. General admission tickets are available for $70 per person. The event is taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion from 7-10pm and is for guests 21 and over only. Bon appetit!
Take the kids to Bryant Park this weekend to teach them how to eat healthy and achieve balance in their food choices. And it won’t just be boring presentations, there are plenty of fun activites for them to participate in and plenty of food samples. It’s being held this Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm. General admission is free, but tickets are required for the hands on cooking classes that will be offered. Have fun!
Pizza in New York City is a cheap and fast way to eat and there’s certainly a lot of it. But what pizza place to visit? Almost all of them are likely to be good, but if you want the best, here’s a few you should check out:
Famous Joe’s Pizza on Carmine serves up cheap, thin slices dripping with cheese. Great for a budget and those on-the-go.
Grimaldi’s Pizza in Brooklyn is pretty famous and often voted number 1 on best pizza lists in New York. It’s worth the wait in line to try it!
Adrienne’s Pizzabar located on Stone Street downtown is a great place to go sit down and enjoy light and crispy pies with a variety of sweet or savory toppings to choose from.
Wherever you decide to get your pizza, enjoy it!
From February 19 to February 28 celebrate one of America’s favorite drinks: beer. Check out all the events throughout the city, including tastings, pairings, dinners, and more! Enjoy!