What To Do In NYC This Weekend February 8 To 10

Including a class from a Little Italy pasta pro

Take a break from stressing out over Valentine's Day to give National Pizza Day its proper due, catch the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics and more with these NYC weekend events.

All Weekend

The Great Branca Bar

Swing by Eataly in Flatiron for a complimentary tasting of Italy's most famous amari, followed by a Fernet Me Not (Espolon tequila, lime juice, ginger beer and a good dose of the Italian liqueur) from the pop-up bar. 

Winter Olympics at Mr. Purple

Channel frosty Pyeongchang at Mr. Purple's cozy Cabin in the Sky, a makeshift lodge streaming the games all month long.

Friday, February 9

National Pizza Day at Massoni

True, this holiday is celebrated 365 days a year in NYC, but it's only today when Dale Talde's "Italian-ish" restaurant, Massoni, will be offering Detroit-style pies at a buy-one, get-one-half-off discount.

Saturday, February 10

Aunt Jake's Pasta Making Class

Go elbows deep in dough and flour at this Little Italy mainstay before sitting down to a family-style dinner. Plus, you'll get to take home all of the pasta you hand-form during class for tomorrow's meal.

Our Town's Art of Food

Hosted by Noma cofounder Claus Meyer, this feast catered for lovers of both visual and culinary masterpieces brings 25 chefs together for a smorgasbord of bites inspired by fine art. 

Sunday, February 11

Oyster & Sparkling! Brunch for Couples

Get a head start on Valentine's Day at this sparkling wine-fueled brunch, where you'll learn how to shuck oysters and make hollandaise for homemade eggs Benedict.