Craft Beer Jam, Chefs & Champagne, Brooklyn Screams for Ice Cream

July 15, 2016 1:36 pm Last Updated: March 8, 2018 5:23 pm

Upcoming food and drink events in New York City:

Sumo Stew

The Brooklyn Kitchen is serving up dinner with a side of sumo wrestling at its eighth Sumo Stew evening. Attendees can watch matches streamed from Japan while enjoying chankonabe (hearty stew), a staple of the sumo diet, made by chef Philip Gilmour of Moku Moku. The dinner also includes bento boxes filled with bites from local chefs, plenty of Japanese spirits and Brooklyn Brewery draft beer, and cream puffs from Patisserie Tomoko. $50 per person.

Tuesday, July 19
8 p.m.–11 p.m.
Brooklyn Brewery
79 N. 11th St.

Craft Beer Jam

The Greene Space is celebrating NYC Good Beer Month with its annual Craft Beer Jam event series, featuring beer tastings, snacks, and conversations with local experts and brewers hosted by Jimmy Carbone of the “Beer Sessions Radio” show. Brewing Like It’s 1776 (July 20) will showcase authentic early American brews, while The ‘New Primitives’ of the Hudson Valley (July 27) will celebrate farm-to-tap ales from the Hudson Valley. $25 per person, per event.

Wednesday, July 20 & Wednesday, July 27
7 p.m.
The Greene Space
44 Charlton St.

Tan Tan ramen. (Courtesy of Momi Ramen)
Tan Tan ramen. (Courtesy of Momi Ramen)

Ivan Ramen and Momi Ramen

East Hampton’s Momi Ramen is hosting chef Ivan Orkin (of Ivan Ramen and Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop) for a one night pop-up dinner. The menu will offer a selection of signature starters from both restaurants and a choice from four ramen dishes. $60 per person.

Thursday, July 21
Momi Ramen
221 Pantigo Rd.
East Hampton, N.Y.

Chef John Besh. (Rush Jagoe)
Chef John Besh. (Rush Jagoe)

James Beard Foundation’s Chefs & Champagne

The James Beard Foundation’s annual fundraiser and tasting party, Chefs & Champagne, will feature dishes from a select group of over 40 chefs, served with Champagne Barons de Rothschild, Goose Island beers, and Wölffer Estate wines. The event will honor James Beard Award–winning chef, author, philanthropist, and restaurateur John Besh. $200 to $375 per person. 

Saturday, July 23
6 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Wölffer Estate Vineyard
183 Sagg Rd.
Sagaponack, N.Y.

(D. Sharon Pruitt)
(D. Sharon Pruitt)

Brooklyn Screams for Ice Cream

Listen in—and enjoy some samples—as some of Brooklyn’s top ice cream makers discuss the history, mechanics, and future of ice cream in Brooklyn. The panel moderated by historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman will feature makers from Ample Hills Creamery and Van Leeuwin Artisan Ice Cream, as well as ice cream historian Laura Weiss. $8 to $12 per person.

Thursday, July 28
7 p.m.
Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.

Edible Good Beer
(Clay Williams)

Edible Magazine’s Good Beer 

Edible Manhattan’s Good Beer celebration is heading to the Financial District. The annual beer and food event will pair sips from craft breweries around the city, country, and world with bites from local restaurants and food artisans. $65 to $75 per person.

Thursday, July 28
6 p.m.–9 p.m.
180 Maiden Lane

Whiskey Wars Tour

Join BLDG 92 and Kings County Distillery on a tour exploring the rich history of whiskey at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Center. The tour will discuss whiskey scandals of the past and explore the industry’s resurgence today, with a firsthand look at the yard’s factories and manufacturers. $13.50 to $15 per person.

Saturday, July 30
4:30 p.m.–6 p.m.
63 Flushing Ave.

Roasted kangaroo loin with eggplant, spiced yogurt, and confit lemon. (Courtesy of Burke & Wills)
Roasted kangaroo loin with eggplant, spiced yogurt, and confit lemon. (Courtesy of Burke & Wills)

Burke & Wills Seasonal Menu

The seasonal Australian-inspired restaurant is celebrating summer with a new, produce-drive dinner menu from executive chef Rodrigo Nogueira. The menu features dishes such as the Barramundi with heirloom beans, ginger, and scallions, and the Australian Rack of Lamb with cauliflower, marcona almonds, and salsa verde. New, Southeast Asia-inspired cocktails by Greg Seider include the Before Too Long with Zu Bison Grass Vodka, lychee, lime and ginger beer, and the Red Right Hand with Four Roses Bourbon, peach bitters, fresh lemon, agave, shiraz float.

Burke & Wills Australian Bistro
226 W. 79th St.

Red Velvet Pancakes. (Dillon Burke)
Red Velvet Pancakes. (Dillon Burke)

David Burke Fabrick Brunch Menu

Executive chef Michael Franey has launched a new brunch menu for the summer. The seasonal offerings include Pizza for Breakfast, with candied bacon, caramelized onions, Pomodoro, pepper jack, and sunny-side up eggs, and Red Velvet Pancakes, with blueberry ginger compote and cream cheese glaze. Boozy accompaniments include the Bloody Mary, with Skyy vodka, housemade mix, and a pickled vegetable garnish, and the Nuovo, with Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, orange juice, Franciacorta, and rose hip grenadine float.

David Burke fabrick
At Archer Hotel
47 W. 38th St.

Vanilla and Deep Dark Chocolate gelato. (Courtesy of Bucket & Bay)
Vanilla and Deep Dark Chocolate gelato. (Courtesy of Bucket & Bay)

Bucket & Bay Pop-Up Scoop Shop 

Jersey City-based Bucket & Bay Craft Gelato Co. is scooping up their handcrafted, grass-fed milk gelato in front of Hoboken’s BWE Kafe all summer. The after-hours gelato cart will offer its signature Deep Dark Chocolate, made with 71 percent organic chocolate from Brooklyn-based Raaka Chocolate, and a rotating selection of other flavors, from rose-infused Rose Latte to whisky-infused Black Label Vanilla. During the day, BWE Kafe will sell Bucket & Bay gelato pints to go, as well as affogatos and sandwiches.

Daily through Sept. 5
7 p.m.–10 p.m.

BWE Kafe
1002 Washington St.
Hoboken, N.J.

A sandwich from Gastronomie 491. (Courtesy of Gastronomie 491)
A sandwich from Gastronomie 491. (Courtesy of Gastronomie 491)

TurnStyle Summer Treats

Vendors at this recently opened underground marketplace have debuted new summer treats to beat the heat. Offerings include Semsom Eatery’s Cold Tabbouleh Salad, with parsley, bulgur, tomatoes, cucumber, and mint; MeltKraft’s Banana Ice Cream Shake with Coconut Flakes and Chocolate Syrup; and Bolivian Llama Party’s Cold Tumbo Juice with Passionfruit and Ginger or Mora (Andean blackberry) and Basil.

59th Street Columbus Circle Subway Concourse

Dim sum with cocktails. (Courtesy of Hakkasan)
Dim sum with cocktails. (Courtesy of Hakkasan)

Hakkasan Cocktail Flight

The Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant is celebrating the opening of its third international lounge, Ling Ling Marrakech, with an “Evolution of Ling Ling” cocktail trio. The flight features three cocktails with flavors inspired by London, Mykonos, and Marrakech: the Bitter Fortune, with Tanqueray No. Ten, Aperol, rhubarb liqueur, pink grapefruit, and lime and peach bitters; the Golden Mare, which adds rosemary and basil to a Bitter Fortune base; and the Chilli Coupette, which adds cardamom and chilli instead. Each cocktail is paired with a piece of signature Hakkasan dim sum.

Through Aug. 31
Hakkasan New York

311 W. 43rd St.