Upcoming Food and Drink Events in New York City: March 17 to 19

By Annie Wu, Epoch Times
March 16, 2017 11:36 pm Last Updated: March 8, 2018 5:23 pm

Upcoming food and drink events in New York City:

St. Patrick’s Day Specials at The Flying Cock

The Loaded Corned Beef Sandwich. (Kaylee Dopkins)
The Loaded Corned Beef Sandwich. (Kaylee Dopkins)

Friday, March 17 This Murray Hill pub will serve two St. Patrick specials: the Loaded Corned Beef Sandwich, with corned beef, English mustard, melted Gruyère, Guinness-caramelized onions, pickled cabbage, and puréed potatoes on toasted rye bread, and the Caskmates Irish Coffee, made with Jameson Caskmates whiskey, coffee, brown sugar, and heavy cream. TheFlyingCockNYC.com

The Flying Cock
497 Third Ave. (between East 33rd & East 34th streets)
Murray Hill

St. Patrick’s Day Specials at the McKittrick Hotel 

Saturday, March 18 The day after the festivities, brunch specials will be served at McKittrick Hotel’s rooftop bar, The Lodge at Gallow Green, including a green Bloody Mary made with green tomato juice and spices, and a full English breakfast, complete with baked beans, bacon, Cumberland sausages, and grilled tomatoes. McKittrickHotel.com

The Lodge at Gallow Green
McKittrick Hotel
542 W. 27th St. (between 10th & 11th avenues)

Truffles Brunch Cooking Class at Urbani 

Saturday, March 25 Learn how to incorporate truffles into your brunch dishes at Urbani Truffles’s cooking lab. During the class, from noon to 2 p.m., you’ll learn how to make truffled eggs mimosa, truffle crostinis, raviolo all’uovo, and a dessert course. Attendees will enjoy samples and take the recipes home. $125 per person. Urbani.com

Urbani Truffles
10 West End Ave. (between West 59th & West 60th streets) 
Upper West Side

Liberté Menu at Gotham Bar and Grill  

A spread of dishes on Gotham Bar and Grill's new French-focused menu. (Courtesy of Gotham Bar and Grill)
A spread of dishes on Gotham Bar and Grill’s new French-focused menu. (Courtesy of Gotham Bar and Grill)

Through Friday, March 31 Executive chef Alfred Portale will serve a four-course, traditional French dinner inspired by his time apprenticing in Paris kitchens. Dishes will vary throughout the month, but guests can expect options like Selle D’Agneau Rôtie (roasted leg of lamb) with roasted garlic, white runner beans, and burgundy sauce; and Charcuterie Maison, duck terrine with green peppercorn on toasted brioche. $75 per person. GothamBarAndGrill.com 

Gotham Bar and Grill
12 E. 12th St. (between Fifth Avenue & University Place)
Union Square

Chicken Madness Sandwich at Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken

The Chicken Madness sandwich. (Steve Hill)
The Chicken Madness sandwich. (Steve Hill)

Through Friday, March 31 The March special at Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken is the Chicken Madness sandwich, topped with barbecue pulled chicken, pepper jack cheese, bacon, barbecue sauce, and pickled peppers. $8.95. BlueRibbonFriedChicken.com

Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken
28 E. First St. (at Second Avenue)
East Village

Whiskey Ice Cream at OddFellows Ice Cream 

Oddfellows' whiskey ice cream flight. (Jennifer Mitchell)
Oddfellows’ whiskey ice cream flight. (Jennifer Mitchell)

Through Friday, March 31 In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, ice cream master Sam Mason at OddFellows has created a flight of ice creams infused with Irish whiskeys, available only at the Williamsburg location. For $13, you can get a scoop of Dead Rabbit Irish Coffee ice cream made with Clontarf Irish whiskey; Knappogue Castle 14 Year Single Malt Whiskey ice cream with sherry syrup; or Burnt Marshmallow ice cream with a Knappogue Castle 12 Year wash. OddFellowsNYC.com

OddFellows Ice Cream Co.
175 Kent Ave. (at North Third Street)

New & Noteworthy

Thai Brunch at Pinto Garden

Weekends Thai restaurant Pinto Garden has launched a weekend brunch. Chef Teerawong “Yo” Nanthavatsiri, a Bangkok native, adds a Thai twist to his favorite American brunch classics, such as buttermilk fried chicken with a lemongrass waffle; the Tom Yum Lobster Congee, flavored with housemade tom yum paste; and roti (similar to pancakes) with caramelized banana and coconut palm sugar. PintoGarden.com 

Pinto Garden
117 W. 10th St. (between Sixth & Greenwich avenues)
Greenwich Village

Dessert and Vermouth Pairings at Benoit 

Lemon curd with cucumber, confit citrus, and thyme. (Pierre Monetta)
Lemon curd with cucumber, confit citrus, and thyme. (Pierre Monetta)

Ongoing At Benoit’s wine bar, guests can enjoy dessert and vermouth pairings daily, including lemon curd with cucumber, confit citrus, and thyme, paired with La Quintinye Vermouth Royal Extra Dry; and Dark Chocolate Crémeux with toasted buckwheat, paired with Maurin Quina Le Puy Liqueur. $22 for each pairing. BenoitNY.com

60 W. 55th St. (between Fifth & Sixth avenues)

Pacific Northwest-Inspired Salads at Chopt 
Through Sunday, May 7 Fast-casual salad chain Chopt is offering a selection of new limited-edition salads inspired by ingredients from the Pacific Northwest, such as the Wild Smokehouse Salmon Plate with smoked wild sockeye salmon, a quinoa-lentil-and-millet blend, pickled sweet onions, and arugula with dill-caraway dressing; and the Beekeeper’s Quinoa Bowl, featuring aged Tillamook cheddar cheese (from Oregon) with tricolor quinoa, roasted chickpeas, purple cabbage, and more, topped with wildflower honey-dijon dressing. ChoptSalad.com

All Chopt locations