Around Town: WHIN & DINE, Bacon Beer, Taste of the Nation

April 20, 2015 Updated: April 20, 2015


Join “#WHIN & DINE” in celebrating Washington Heights and Inwood’s dining week–Upper Manhattan’s very own take on Restaurant Week. More than two dozen restaurants will be offering three course prix fixe dinners for $26.95. Participating restaurants include Pick & Eat, Marcha Cocina, and Locksmith Wine & Burger Bar. For the full list of restaurants and prix fixe menus, please go to

Monday–Friday until April 24, 4 p.m.–9 p.m. Participating restaurants.

Bacon and Beer Classic at Safeco Field. (Joshua Lewis)
Bacon and Beer Classic at Safeco Field. (Joshua Lewis)

Bacon and Beer

Do you like bacon? Do you like beer? Are you a baseball fan? If you answered yes to any or all of the aforementioned questions, the Bacon and Beer Classic is your future.

Taking over the Mets stadium, the Bacon and Beer Classic will be a bacon and beer heaven featuring an all-star lineup of chefs from over 50 restaurants and 50 breweries. Chefs are challenged to bring their most inventive bacon-inspired dishes, and breweries will be serving their most coveted craft selections.

Saturday, April 25, Brunch Session 12 p.m.–3 p.m. or Evening Session 7 p.m.–10 p.m. Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave. Tickets $99–$139.

Last year's Taste of Nation. (Credit)
Last year’s Taste of Nation. (Megan Swann Photography)

NYC Taste of the Nation

Help fight child hunger by joining some of the city’s finest chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists for Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry, a night of dining in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. 

Guests will mix, mingle, and enjoy food and drink prepared by more than 60 top chefs and bartenders. Participating restaurants include Balthazar, Maharlika, Tuome, The Clam, Levain Bakery, and Talde; bars and bartenders include Please Don’t Tell, Death & Co, and Raines Law Room.

Monday, April 27, 7 p.m. 23 Wall St. Tickets $350–$750.