Head to Hester Nights, the evening food market from Hester Street Fair. Make a meal of lobster from Luke's Lobster, Little Muenster sandwiches, and Dreamscoops ice cream. Or, feast on many other bites, including macarons, cheesecake, and tacos from an impressive roster of vendors. Eventi Hotel Plaza, 841 Sixth Ave. (between 29th & 30th sts.); hesterstreetfair.com
Ever dream of traveling to France to sample various Bordeaux wines while exploring the countryside? Enter the Bordeaux sweepstakes for a chance to win a six-day trip to Bordeaux for two! You and your guest will spend a week immersed in Bordeaux wine culture, where you may leisurely discover the rich history and unparalleled lifestyle the region has to offer. Enter now.
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Beer lovers must snag tickets to SAVOR, this weekend’s massive beer festival. Meet the brewers and sample food pairings at the full tasting event, featuring more than 70 breweries (purchase tickets here). Salon sessions (tickets sold separately) will cover topics such as barrel-aged fruit beers and a primer on stouts. Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St. (between Sixth & Seventh aves.); savor.com
Take a pasta class as part of the Gracious Grub NYC event, which offers 10 days of cooking classes benefiting the Food Bank for New York City. Monday’s class will showcase fresh pasta dough, as well as techniques for shaping and creating your favorite varieties (purchase tickets here). Taste Buds Kitchen, 109 W. 27th St. (between Sixth & Seventh aves.); uniiverse.co/graciousgrub
City Harvest’s annual Summer in the City benefit is our favorite kind of philanthropy: It means eating a slew of the city’s best food. Participants such as Booker & Dax, Yerba Buena, The Treats Truck, Pig & Khao, Momofuku and many more will offer tastings (purchase tickets here). Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St. (between Sixth & Seventh aves.); cityharvest.org