NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond

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Saturday (March 2)

Tokaji Dinner at Terroir Murray Hill
Saturday March 2nd, 7 p.m.
Terroir Murray Hill is serving a four-course dinner centered around Hungary’s Tokaji grape. Judit Bodó of Hungary’s Bott Winery will be on hand to help you explore the history and wonder of the centuries-old grape. $65. 439 Third Avenue, New York, NY; 212-481-1920; event website

Sunday (March 3)

Natural Wines with Jenny & Francois
Sunday March 3rd, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
As part of Natural Winemakers’ Week, reps from import company Jenny & Francois will be at Corkbuzz Wine Studio to talk about natural, organic, and biodynamic wines. $50. 13 East 13th Street, New York, NY; 646-873-6071; website

Wine Dinner with Carissa Mondavi
Sunday March 3rd, 7 p.m.
Master Sommelier Laura Maniec and winemaker Carissa Mondavi of Continuum Estate are hosting a family-style dinner at Corkbuzz Wine Studio. Wines from Continuum will accompany the four-course meal. $125, includes food, wine, tax, and gratuity. 13 East 13th Street, New York, NY; 646-873-6071; website

Ethiopian Cooking Class
Sunday March 3rd, 7:30 p.m.
Global Kitchen is collaborating with Bunna Cafe to celebrate the cuisine and history of Ethiopia. The evening includes a demo of Injera, a classic Ehtiopian dish, followed by a multi-course meal of other classics. Class is vegan friendly and all dishes are gluten free! $75. Dun-Well Doughnuts, 222 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn, NY; 347-294-0871; event website

Wednesday (March 6)

Natural Wine Dinner at the Farm on Adderley
Wednesday March 6th, 8 p.m.
Import company Jenny & Francois are at it again. This time, reps will be at The Farm on Adderley, hosting a four-course dinner featuring natural wines from Les Chemins de Bassac in Languedoc and Pogiosecco in Tuscany. $65, excludes tax and gratuity. 1108 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY; 718-287-3101; event website


NYC Beer Week
Friday February 22nd – Sunday March 3rd
NYC Brewers’ Guild presents beer week at 508 GastroBrewery. Brewer Chris Cuzume will be pouring a variety of beers throughout the week, including Szechuan Paradise and the White House Honey Porter, each being paired with chef Jennifer Hill’s cuisine. 508 Greenwich Street, New York, NY; 212-219-2444; website

Japan Week
Monday March 4th – Monday March 18th
Experience the regional dishes of Japan during Japanese Restaurant Week in New York. For two weeks next month, thirty-five participating restaurants will be serving “ekiben” bento boxes, taking New Yorkers on a culinary tour of Japan. $12 – $25 at participating restaurants. event website


Kubbeh Pop Up at Zucker Bakery
Friday March 1st – Thursday March 21st, 6 p.m.
Culinary curator Naama Shefi and Tel Aviv-based chef Itamar Lewensohn will be serving Jewish-Iraqi comfort food for three weeks at Zucker Bakery. Special Shabbat dinners will be served on the Fridays therein. Tickets hover around $40, and are going fast. Tomorrow’s event is sold out, but keep an eye out for updated listings from the project soon. 433 East 9th Street, New York, NY; 646-450-7034; facebook