Around Town: Mad Men Dining Week, Coffee & Tea Festival, Macaron Day, Duck Cook Off

Food-related events in NYC
March 18, 2015 Updated: June 25, 2015
Arlington Club Burger, (Arlington Club)
Arlington Club Burger. (Courtesy of Arlington Club)

Get a Taste of Don Draper’s World

To celebrate the show’s last season, 34 top New York City restaurants will partake in Mad Men Dining Week. The 1960s-inspired prix-fixe lunches include a two-course meal featuring an appetizer and an entrée, or entrée and a dessert. Both options are $19.69. There will be an option for a liquid lunch featuring two cocktails.

March 23–29, participating restaurants in NYC. Mad Men Dining Week 

Coffee and Tea Festival. (Credit Cindy Wetter)
Coffee and Tea Festival. (Cindy Wetter)

Coffee and Tea Festival

The Coffee and Tea Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with more than 60 exhibitors and 100 samples for your tasting pleasure. Pack your (coffee bean) bags and hop on the caffeine flight as your taste buds travel across the seven seas sampling award-winning coffees and teas.

General Admission tickets $25; VIP $35.

March 21–22, 11:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin St, Brooklyn. Coffee and Tea Festival

Macarons. (Macaron Day)
Macarons. (Macaron Day)

Macaron Day

Bakeries across Manhattan are coming together to raise awareness and fight hunger for City Harvest with these little temperamental delights. Participating locations will be handing out free macarons and encouraging donations. A portion of all macaron sales will be donated.

March 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., participating locations throughout NYC. Macaron Day

Duck, Duck! Rye?

Duck lovers rejoice. Slow Food NYC will be hosting Duck Duck Rye. Nine acclaimed chefs will be competing in an all-duck “quack” down where they will present the most culinary versatile duck dishes. Think of Duck Confit, Peking Duck, Duck Tacos, and Duck Ragu.

March 22, 1 p.m.–3 p.m., 43 E. Seventh St. Tickets are $25. Duck Duck Rye