Taste Asia, La Nuit en Rosé, and Cheese

By Daksha Devnani, Epoch Times
June 25, 2015 4:28 pm Last Updated: September 8, 2015 7:33 am

Taste Asia

Take part in a celebration of Asian food and culture, honoring both creativity and tradition. Taste Asia is the largest Asian food festival in North America and the only live-cooking event at Times Square. Hosted by Epoch Times and in partnership with its sister media New Tang Dynasty Television, it aims to connect not only those countries, but also East and West, through the love of food and culture.

Friday, June 26

Catch the action in Times Square as a dozen amazing chefs such as Japanese Iron Chef Yuji Wakiya, David Bouley, Hemant Mathur, and many more, dazzle and delight with their skill and knowledge.

Friday, June 26, 11 a.m.–10 p.m. 42rd and 43rd streets on Broadway. Free admission.

Saturday, June 27

Witness chefs battle it out for the title of best Chinese chef in the world in five categories: Cantonese, Northeastern, Shandong, Sichuan, and Huaiyang.

Saturday, June 27, 11 a.m.–10 p.m. 42rd and 43rd streets on Broadway. Free admission.


Last year's La Nuit en Rosé. (Courtesy of LNR)
Last year’s La Nuit en Rosé. (Courtesy of LNR)

La Nuit en Rosé

Pink fanatics, this is an event not to miss, as La Nuit en Rosé, a festival dedicated to rosé wines and champagnes returns to New York. Enjoy novelties from 18 restaurants and 10 gourmet food brands, with more than 150 rosé wines, and live entertainment on a Hornblower Infinity yacht, sailing along on the Hudson River.

June 25–June 27, 6 p.m.–10 p.m. Hornblower Infinity yacht, 353 West St., Pier 40. Tickets: $75.




Cheesemonger Invitational

Watch as the country’s best cheeseheads battle it out for glory and prizes, while tasting hundreds of cheeses served by the world’s best cheesemakers. Some of the hosts include Columbia Cheese, Cowgirl Creamery and many more!

Saturday, June 27, 5 p.m.– 8.30 p.m. Larkin Cold Storage, 4755 27 St., Long Island City. Tickets: $75.




Enjoy an evening celebrating the foods of Tunisia and the delicious Tunisian ingredients produced by les Moulin Mahjoub in northwestern Tunisia. Majid Mahjoub will also be available to answer questions and talk about his country and food.

Thursday, July 1, 6 p.m.–10 p.m. 21 E. Seventh St.