Bomb Cyclone NYC Events January 5 To 7

If you're brave enough to weather the "bomb cyclone," that is

Central Park may look like Winterfell and the rest of NYC a scene straight out of Frozen, but that doesn't give you the excuse to stay locked up for 48 hours. Put on an extra layer of socks and head out to these seven weekend food events. 

Friday, January 5

Wine Tasting for Fun People

Pull up a chair at this private wine tasting at Grotta Azzurra in Little Italy, where tasting notes will be on hand if you haven't had time to brush up on your somm speak. Attendees will also get exclusive discounts for any bottles they'd like to take home.

Saturday, January 6

Onigiri Making Class

The women behind Japanese comfort food spot Bessou are showing you how to tackle this classic snack food, including a lesson on stocking a Japanese home pantry and the secrets to making perfect rice.

Sunday, January 7

No Pants Subway Ride

This weekend's temperatures may be colder than those on Mars, but that's not enough to stop Improv Everywhere's annual event. The coordinated ride will converge at Bar 13, where you can warm up with a liquid blanket—and a pair of pants. 

Donut Run 2018 Kickoff

Runners of all levels are welcome to The Most Informal Running Club Ever's first meet-up of the year, where chilly toes are no match for the Dun-Well doughnuts waiting for you at the end of the run. 

Raw Chocolate Making Class

Local artisan Sowella Chocolate is proof that peanut butter cups and January diets can go hand in hand, and it's spilling the cocoa beans on how to make its raw chocolate confections at home. 

All Weekend

Jianbing Company Opening Celebration

Have your Uber drop you off at Gotham West Market, where Jianbing Company is celebrating its grand opening with seven days of deals, ranging from free crepes to treating first customers to BOGO lunch deals. 

Netflix Movie Marathon

Let's be honest: For some of you, it will be too cold to go outside for the next 48 hours. You don't need our permission to grab your Snuggie and a cup of hot chocolate, and queue up our favorite food shows on Netflix.