Lucky Rice Festival
7 p.m.–10 p.m.
233 37th St., Brooklyn
The warm weather means food vendors are back at Greeley Square every day for the summer season. The vendors include Mr. Bing (Chinese savory pancakes), Dundu (African dishes), Renegade Lemonade, Calexico (Mexican), Doughnuttery, and more.
11 a.m.–9 p.m.
Broadway (between 32nd & 33rd streets)
Further your coffee appreciation at the Coffee Con, with seminars on all sorts of coffee-related subjects: how to roast your beans at home, how to develop your palate, what is sustainable coffee, and more. Ticket holders will get to sample different coffees from around the world. $22.50 to $45 per person.
Saturday, June 4
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
233 37th St., Brooklyn
Lotus Lunch Series at Clement
For a mindful lunch, join Clement for its bimonthly Lotus Lunch Series. The restaurant inside The Peninsula New York hotel will host you for an hourlong yoga class, followed by a two-course lunch. Options include Slow Roasted Chicken with trumpet royale mushroom, cranberries, Brussels sprouts, and thyme jus; Tuna Crudo with cucumber, white soy, and trout roe; and Quinoa Burger on a grilled onion-potato bun with red cabbage slaw. $150 per person.
Various dates through July 23
700 Fifth Ave.
Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic
Spend an afternoon viewing a polo match while sipping fine Champagne. The city’s most popular food trucks will be there—perfect for picnicking along Liberty State Park in New Jersey. $75 to $400 per person.
In New York, chef Laurent Tourondel is hosting a satellite event at the Hotel Eventi, where guests can watch the polo match on screen while food is served and live entertainment enjoyed.
Saturday, June 4
Liberty State Park
Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City
Dogfish Head’s 21st Birthday
The craft brewery is celebrating its 21st birthday at Barcade Chelsea by pouring 21 draft lines of its most popular ales from its 21 years of brewing. Those include the new Biere de Provence, summer beers like Festina Pêche and Namaste, and early concoctions Higher Math and Positive Contact. Founder and President Sam Calagione will be in attendance.
Tuesday, June 7
5 p.m.–7 p.m.
148 W. 24th St.
World’s 50 Best Restaurants KoreaNYC Dinners
For three evenings, Korea’s top chefs will team up with some of New York’s best for collaborative haute-Korean dinners. Korean chefs Jinmo Jang of A&ND Dining and Hyun-Seok Choi of Elbon the table will partner with chef Carlo Mirarchi of Blanca in Brooklyn; Mingoo Kang of Mingles and Tony Yoo of 24 Seasons will join forces with chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill in Greenwich Village; and all four Korean chefs will work with chef-restaurateur Jungsik Yim for a grand feast at Jungsik’s New York branch in Tribeca. Tickets are available by contacting each restaurant.
La Nuit en Rosé
The annual festival devoted to rosé wine is back in time for summer. Aboard the Hornblower Infinity yacht, you’ll get to sample 150 different rosés, nibble on snacks from local restaurants, and enjoy live music and entertainment. A VIP four-course dinner will be curated by Marcus’s Bermuda, chef Marcus Samuelsson’s restaurant in the Hamilton Princess hotel in Bermuda. $95 to $250 per person.
Thursday, June 9–Saturday, June 11
Broadway on the Green
For a limited time, cast members from Broadway’s top shows will perform in the courtyard at Tavern on the Green, located in Central Park. Dinner guests will be able to enjoy performances from “Something Rotten” (June 5), “Finding Neverland” (June 19), and “Fiddler on the Roof” (June 26).
Tavern on the Green
1 Tavern on the Green (67th Street & Central Park West)
For reservations, visit tavernonthegreen.com/reservations
Memorial Day Golf at Syndicated
The Bushwick restaurant-movie theater Syndicated is celebrating Memorial Day with barbecue and a mini-golf course (complete with movie-related obstacles). Chef Bret Macris will prepare Barbecue Beef Ribs glazed with Downeast hard cider and served on a Parker House roll, with coleslaw and potato salad.
The theater will play the classic golf comedy “Caddyshack” and the 1964 black comedy “Dr. Strangelove.”
Monday, May 30
40 Bogart St., Brooklyn
New Menus at Maya and Zengo
Chef Richard Sandoval has launched new menus at his Mexican restaurants, inspired by his recent travels. At Zengo, Sandoval adds Asian flavors inspired by his tour of Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Thailand, with dishes like Tuna Tartar Tostada with avocado, wonton, radish, and ponzu; Wagyu Beef Tiradito with smoked ikura (salmon roe), crispy shallot, tempura serrano, and tom yum sauce; and Chinese Braised Short Rib Flatbread with manchego cheese, arugula, and horseradish crema.
At Maya, Sandoval cooks up dishes that showcase the flavors of Mexico City, like Chile Atole, Mexico-City-style corn soup, with roasted poblano, epazote, corn masa croutons, chile piquin, and lime; and Envelt de Pezcado, grilled striped bass wrapped in corn husk with salsa ranchera, avocado espuma, sautéed heirloom tomatoes, and steamed rice.
622 Third Ave.
1191 First Ave.