Upcoming Food and Drink Events in New York City: June 23 to 25

By Annie Wu, Epoch Times
June 22, 2017 9:23 am Last Updated: March 8, 2018 5:23 pm

Upcoming food and drink events in New York City:

Bagel-Making Class at Black Seed 

(Courtesy of Black Seed Bagels)
(Courtesy of Black Seed Bagels)

Wednesday, June 28 Black Seed Bagels is hosting a bagel-making class in which attendees will learn how to roll dough, use a wood-fired oven, and cure their own salmon. After the class, they can enjoy their handmade bagels with mimosa or juice, and leave with a goodie bag of bagels and flavored cream cheeses. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $85 per person. ept.ms/BagelsClass

Black Seed Bagels
170 Elizabeth St. (between Kenmare & Spring streets)

Churro Desserts at Max Brenner

Max Brenner's Churro Taco Waffle. (Annie Wu/The Epoch Times)
Max Brenner’s Churro Taco Waffle. (Annie Wu/The Epoch Times)

Ongoing The chocolate-focused restaurant Max Brenner is serving new desserts inspired by the chewy, sugar-crusted churro: the Churro Taco Waffle, with a taco shell made from a deep-fried waffle rolled in sugar and cinnamon, filled with vanilla and chocolate ice cream, drizzled with chocolate, and topped with mixed berries; and the Crystal Churros Fondue, served with muddled raspberry sauce and a choice of milk, dark, or white chocolate fondue for dipping. MaxBrenner.com

Max Brenner
841 Broadway (between 13th & 14th streets)
Union Square

Writer’s Collection Cocktails at Bedford & Co. 

The Jack Rabbit with Applejack whiskey, blueberries, grenadine, and lemon. (Courtesy of Bedford and Co.)
The Jack Rabbit with Applejack whiskey, blueberries, grenadine, and lemon. (Courtesy of Bedford and Co.)

Ongoing The Renwick Hotel was once the stomping grounds for great American writers like John Steinbeck and F. Scott Fitzgerald. The restaurant inside the hotel, Bedford & Co., has launched a new cocktail menu paying tribute to these authors, with offerings such as The Jack Rabbit (dedicated to Steinbeck) with Applejack whiskey, blueberries, grenadine, and lemon; and the Bumbu Punch (dedicated to Ernest Hemingway) with Bumbu rum, El Dorado three-year rum, passion fruit, and pineapple. BedfordAndCo.com

Bedford & Co.
118 E. 40th St. (between Lexington & Park avenues)
Midtown East

Macaron Sandwich at Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate

Macaron ice cream sandwiches in mixed berry and chocolate flavors. (Annie Wu/The Epoch Times)
Macaron ice cream sandwiches in mixed berry and chocolate flavors. (Annie Wu/The Epoch Times)

Ongoing Chef Gabriel Kreuther’s chocolate shop is now serving frozen macaron sandwiches, with cheesecake sorbet sandwiched between macaron cookies. They come in four flavors: pistachio, chocolate, mixed berry, and cheesecake. $6.50 each. KreutherChocolate.com

Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate
43 W. 42nd St. (between Fifth & Sixth avenues)
Bryant Park

New Ravioli Takeaway Counter at Eataly

The ravioli counter at Eataly Downtown. (Courtesy of Eataly)
The ravioli counter at Eataly Downtown. (Courtesy of Eataly)

Ongoing I Ravioli is the newest takeaway counter at Eataly Downtown, where you can pick from a variety of freshly made ravioli: the Il Classico, with ricotta and spinach filling in a cherry tomato and basil sauce ($11.80); the Piselli with pea, mint, and pecorino romano filling in an asparagus and Parmigiano Reggiano sauce ($12.80); and prosciutto di Parma with a sauce of the day, which can range from carbonara to Capon broth reduction with butter and thyme ($13.80). Eataly.com

Eataly Downtown
101 Liberty St. (between Greenwich Street & Trinity Place)
Financial District

New Mediterranean Menu at Hundred Acres

(Courtesy of Hundred Acres)
(Courtesy of Hundred Acres)

Ongoing Chef Ayesha Nurdjaja is switching up the menu at Hundred Acres with a Mediterranean- and Middle Eastern-inspired feast, starting with mezze such as whipped feta and pistachio, beet hummus, or fried oysters with za’atar yogurt. The featured mains are kebabs served on large metal skewers, including pork kofta (meatball), shawarma spiced chicken, and grilled shrimp, lamb, swordfish, or sirloin steak. The kebabs are served with pita, couscous, spiced yogurt, vegetables, and charmoula (an herb sauce). HundredAcresNYC.com

Hundred Acres
38 Macdougal St. (between Prince & West Houston streets)

Sangria Boat Party

Friday, July 7 Begonia Sangria from Spain is hosting a sunset boat party, with bottomless sangria, tapas prepared by Spanish grocer and tapas bar Despaña, and flamenco dancing on the program. 7:00 p.m. to 11 p.m., boat leaves at 7:30 p.m. $45 per person. ept.ms/SangriaBoatParty

Skyport Marina
2430 FDR Dr. (at East 23rd Street)
Kips Bay

Dan’s Taste of Summer Events

Last year's Clam Bake event. (Courtesy of Dan's Taste of Summer)
Last year’s Clam Bake event. (Courtesy of Dan’s Taste of Summer)

Friday, July 7 & Saturday, July 8 If you’re planning a summer escape out of the city, consider food events organized by Dan’s Hamptons Media on Long Island. The MonTaco event on July 7 will feature local chefs’ interpretations of the quesadilla, burrito, taquito, and taco, while the Clambake MTK on July 8 will highlight seafood at a seaside soirée. $125 per person for MonTaco, $165 per person for Clambake. DansTasteOfSummer.com

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa
290 Old Montauk Highway
Montauk, Long Island