What To Do In NYC This Weekend January 26 To 28

Help crown the city's best croissant, then follow it up with Brooklyn's all-you-can-eat food and beer fest

You deserve a reward for all the clean eating you've been doing over the past few weeks. Head out this weekend for Eataly's 11th anniversary, a tournament dedicated to buttery croissants and one of the best Southern food fests outside the South.

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Eataly Anniversary Celebration

The food emporium is celebrating its 11th birthday since it was first founded in Torino, and instead of  birthday candles, there will be complimentary sparkling wine and classic Italian pastries.

The New York Times Travel Show

Still haven't locked down a vacation spot for 2018? Head to the Javits Center for inspiration from exhibitors representing more than 550 destinations.

Saturday, January 27

Croissant Battle New York 2018

Taste your way through 15 stands of the flaky, buttery pastries, then cast your vote for New York's best croissant. If you'd like something other than carbs for breakfast, sit down to the optional brunch menu, which includes a croque-monsieur followed by a crisp Belgian waffle à la mode.

Best of Brooklyn Food & Beer Festival

After tallying up more than 45,000 votes, this Industry City event brings together the borough's most popular craft brewers and chefs for unlimited beer and snacks.

West Village & Highline Park Dessert Tour

You've been pretty good about not eating sugar in January, so give yourself a day off and go on a tour of NYC's best dessert spots, which include a visit to an old-school doughnut shop and the birthplace of the Oreo.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

This festival celebrates the six b's: Beer, bourbon, barbecue, bacon, biscuits and bluegrass. Aside from samples of New York's tastiest Southern fare, your ticket also gets you as much beer and bourbon as you can handle.

Nibble+squeak at Eleven Madison Park

For one lunch service only, Daniel Humm is making his three-Michelin-star restaurant a family-friendly affair. 

Circa Brewing Co. Double IPA Release

Now you can enjoy the new brewery's excellent IPA at home, thanks to its release of limited-edition cans. Only 157 cases will be available, so get in line early.