7 Food Events to Check Out in NYC This Weekend
It may be October, but a last-minute rush of warm weather means it's not quite yet acceptable to spend the weekend swaddled in flannel blankets and Seamless orders. Here are seven food-related events that will make embracing that autumnal sunshine just a bit easier.
For those still bitter about never winning a golden ticket, this cocoa-dusted expo is the closest you'll get to diving into a chocolate river. There are also ticketed master classes covering topics such as how to taste chocolate like a pro.
True, Oktoberfest "officially" ended last week, but this family-friendly festival is the perfect excuse you need to break out your lederhosen just one last time.
Friday, October 6
Chefs Club Counter's newest resident will start selling its deep-fried confections starting Friday, through the end of fall. The first 200 customers can score free mini doughnuts and coffee milk once doors open at 8 a.m.
The editors behind the website and podcast celebrating women and food will be hosting a celebration in honor of their first cookbook, which is filled with recipes from the female movers and shakers of the food industry.
Saturday, October 7
Swallow your Times Square-shuddering pride on this one: The largest celebration of Diwali (the Hindu festival of lights) outside of India is well worth braving the crowds.
Sunday, October 8
More than 25 restaurants and vendors representing diverse cuisines from all over the continent will be on hand to kick off New York African Restaurant Week.
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