Upcoming Food and Drink Events in New York City: April 28 to 30

By Annie Wu, Epoch Times
April 27, 2017 2:16 pm Last Updated: March 8, 2018 5:23 pm

Upcoming food and drink events in New York City:

Patsy’s If These Walls Could Sing

Saturday, April 29 The legendary singers Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin were regulars at Midtown Manhattan Italian restaurant Patsy’s. Martin’s daughter, Deana Martin, along with “America’s Got Talent” finalist Sal Valentinetti, will perform at Bergen Community College for an evening commemorating Martin and Sinatra. Patsy’s chef Sal Scognamillo will serve signature dishes from his restaurant at pre- and post-performance receptions. All audience members will receive a copy of “Patsy’s Cookbook.” Starts at 6 p.m. $125 per person. Tickets.Bergen.edu

Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, New Jersey

NY Burger Week

Jones Wood Foundry's scotch egg burger. (Courtesy of Jones Wood Foundry)
Jones Wood Foundry’s scotch egg burger. (Courtesy of Jones Wood Foundry)

Monday, May 1 to Sunday, May 7 For one whole week, restaurants around the city will host special burger events, from the signature Le Big Matt burger served four ways at Emmy Squared, to beer and whiskey pairings with Juicy Lucy burgers, to the NY Burger Crawl with proceeds benefiting the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen. Prices vary by event. BurgerConquest.com

Locations throughout New York City

Queens Taste

Tuesday, May 2 Over 60 Queens restaurants, beverage makers, and dessert shops will serve their creations at Queens Taste, an event to benefit the Queens Economic Development Corporation. Offerings will showcase the diversity of the borough, from Mexican chalupas to modern Indian fare to Moldovan cuisine. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $125 per person. TheQueensTaste.com

New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. (near 45th Avenue)
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Taste of LES

Wednesday, May 3 To benefit the Lower East Side (LES) nonprofit Grand Street Settlement, this dinner tasting will feature dishes from LES restaurants and eateries including Clinton St. Baking Company, The Lucky Bee, Kossar’s Bagels and Bialys, Fung Tu, Jeepney, Doughnut Plant, and more. Tickets from $195 to $300 (group tickets also available). TasteOfLES.org

Metropolitan Pavilion 
125 W. 18th St. (between Sixth & Seventh avenues)

Cinco de Mayo at Bodega Negra

A mini margarita flight. (David Jacobson)
A mini margarita flight. (David Jacobson)

Friday, May 5 Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with food and drink specials at Mexican restaurant Bodega Negra. There’s the margarita flight, with a traditional margarita, a spicy margarita, the Margarita del Sol (Cazadores Blanco tequila, peach purée, lime, and agave), and the Solstice (Cazadores Reposado tequila, pineapple juice, cinnamon bark syrup, lemon juice); and a large-format Mega Margarita for the table (available in both the traditional flavor and the Cadillac flavor, made with Grand Marnier liqueur). Five signature dishes will be available in the café portion of the restaurant for $5 each. BodegaNegraNYC.com

Bodega Negra
Dream Downtown hotel
355 W. 16th St. (near Ninth Avenue)

La Nuit en Rosé

(Courtesy of La Nuit en Rosé)
(Courtesy of La Nuit en Rosé)

Thursday, May 18 to Saturday, May 20 Guests aboard the Hornblower Infinity Yacht can sample more than 100 rosé wines, along with food pairings like cheeses, pasta, pizza, and dairy-free frozen desserts. VIP guests can access a private lounge where chef Chris Santos will prepare dishes to complement seven rosés from Terlato Wines. $95 to $195 per person. NuitRose.com

Board at Pier 40
353 West St. (at West 10th Street)

Grand Banks Floating Oyster Bar Opens for the Season

Starting Monday, May 1 While aboard an old wooden schooner docked on the Hudson River, you can sample wild-caught seafood platters, sustainably harvested oysters from around the country, and an assortment of cocktails, craft beers, and crisp wines. GrandBanks.org

Grand Banks
Pier 25 (at West & North Moore streets)

The Anthony Launches Brunch

The Anthony's Duck Waffle Sandwich. (Noah Fecks)
The Anthony’s Duck Waffle Sandwich. (Noah Fecks)

Ongoing Greenwich Village restaurant and bar The Anthony is now open for brunch on the weekends. Offerings include the Duck Waffle Sandwich with smoked maple duck confit, green mango-pineapple slaw, and jalapeño aioli between buttermilk waffles; the Lobster Benedict with poached eggs, cheddar biscuit, and Old Bay hollandaise; and the Paris, Texas Toast with maple crème fraîche and apricot compote. TheAnthonyNYC.com

The Anthony
183 Bleecker St. (between Macdougal & Sullivan streets)
Greenwich Village