Upcoming Food and Drink Events in New York City: March 24 to 27

By Annie Wu, Epoch Times
March 25, 2017 12:27 pm Last Updated: March 8, 2018 5:23 pm

Upcoming food and drink events in New York City:

Cooking Class With Tony Maws of Boston 

Chef Tony Maws at his Boston restaurant Craigie on Main. (Mike Piazza)
Chef Tony Maws at his Boston restaurant Craigie on Main. (Mike Piazza)

Monday, March 27 James Beard Award-winning chef Tony Maws, who owns Boston-area restaurants Craigie on Main and The Kirkland Tap and Trotter, will be teaching a class at the De Gustibus Cooking School. Guests will learn to make four to five dishes, all served with wine pairings. Maws’s style is French-inspired with a focus on local, seasonal ingredients. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $100 per person. DeGustibusNYC.com

De Gustibus Cooking School
at Macy’s Herald Square
151 W. 34th St. (between Broadway & Seventh Avenue)
8th Floor
Herald Square

Lowcountry Dinner at Root & Bone 

Wednesday, March 29 Root and Bone will serve a special dinner devoted to the cuisine of Beaufort, South Carolina, taking inspiration from family recipes and classic cookbooks that trace the African American and Native American roots of Southern cooking. Dishes include Shecrab Soup, Low Country Boil, Hoppin’ John, and Blackberry Cobbler. $50 per person. RootnBone.com

Root & Bone
200 E. Third St. (near Avenue B)
East Village

Moringa-Infused Breakfast Goodies at Kellogg’s Cafe

until Saturday, April 1 Moringa is a tree that grows throughout the tropics, said to contain many healthy nutrients. Ground into a powder, moringa resembles matcha in taste, with a strong grassy flavor and umami notes. Kuli Kuli, which has harvested young leaves from the moringa to make into powder and other food products, will serve several moringa-infused breakfast dishes at the Kellogg’s Cafe in Times Square. The offerings include the Kuli Kuli Cereal Bowl with Rice Krispies and fruits; a Green Parfait with mint, bananas, chocolate chips, and Rice Krispies; and a Berry Moringa Smoothie with raspberries, strawberries, and cinnamon. KelloggsNYC.com

Kellogg’s Cafe
1600 Broadway (between West 48th & 49th streets)
Times Square

Discussion of Jewish Diaspora Cuisine at 92Y

Tuesday, April 4 Joan Nathan, a James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, will give a talk about the diverse cuisines of the Jewish diaspora, from traditional dishes like Yemenite chicken soup with dill, cilantro, and parsley, to contemporary dishes like Roman ricotta cheese torte. Her new book, “King Solomon’s Table,” documents Jewish cooking in places like India, Mexico, France, and beyond. $29 per person. 7 p.m. 92y.org

1395 Lexington Ave. (at East 92nd Street)
Upper East Side

Night Out Benefit Dinner for No Kid Hungry 

A dish served at last year's Night Out for No Kid Hungry event. (Courtesy of No Kid Hungry)
A dish served at last year’s Night Out for No Kid Hungry event. (Courtesy of No Kid Hungry)

Tuesday, April 4 More than a dozen chefs and sommeliers will join hands for a grand feast benefiting the nonprofit No Kid Hungry. Among them are chefs Amanda Cohen of Dirt Candy, Anita Lo of Annisa, Bryce Shuman of Betony, and Celina Tio of Julian and The Belfry in Kansas City. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. $1,000 per person. CE.NoKidHungry.org

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

‘Trip Through Italy’ Dinner Series at Olio e Piú 

(Courtesy of Olio e Piú)
(Courtesy of Olio e Piú)

Through December Every two weeks, West Village Italian restaurant Olio e Piú is offering a menu highlighting specialty dishes from different parts of Italy. These include an appetizer, entrée, and pasta, which can be ordered as a set menu or à la carte. Upcoming featured regions include Calabria, with Greek-influenced flavors; and Friuli Venezia Giulia, known for its central European-style polenta and soups. Visit OlioEPiu.nyc/trip-to-italy for the full schedule.

Olio e Piú
3 Greenwich Ave. (between Christopher Street & Sixth Avenue)
West Village

New & Noteworthy

Brunch at Flinders Lane 

Coconut curry laksa. (Courtesy of Flinders Lane)
Coconut curry laksa. (Courtesy of Flinders Lane)

Australian restaurant Flinders Lane has new brunch dishes: mushrooms on toast with baby arugula and feta cheese sourced from Australia’s Yarra Valley Dairy; Shrimp San Choi Bau, with bean sprouts, water chestnuts, and bamboo shoots served on iceberg lettuce leaves; and Tea Smoked Salmon with poached egg, avocado, and greens. FlindersLane-NYC.com

Flinders Lane
162 Avenue A (between East 10th & East 11th streets)
East Village

Boozy Milkshakes at Creamline 

“Farm-to-tray,” fast-casual spot Creamline is serving a line of boozy milkshakes. Look forward to flavor combinations like Kahlua Chocolate Fudge, Bourbon Coffee, Bailey’s Two Cookies and Cream (with Oreos and Nilla wafers), and Amaretto Honey (with honey from Catskill Provisions). CreamlineNYC.com 

75 Ninth Ave. (between West 15th & West 16th streets)

180 Seventh Ave. (at 21st Street)