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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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