With the dog days of summer almost over, it's only a matter of time before you'll have to tuck away the flip-flops and Nantucket reds until next year. Say goodbye in style through this week's diverse dining events.
Another week has come to a close, and July is flying by. You could head to the beach and get sand in your shoes, but why not slow it down and take a look at this weekend's top events? Might be good reason to stay in the city.
You're almost there, New York. In just a few short hours, you'll be free to hop on a rented Citi Bike and cruise away into the glorious weekend sunset. Check out our picks for food-related events you might want to pencil into the calendar as you count down the hours until Friday freedom.
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These wonderful fried pork-belly tidbits are served with an arepa and lime wedges at Farmers Rotisserie -- for less than $5. [See More 10 Bests: Doughnuts | Gelato] No New York neighborhood offers a denser collection of restaurants, aimed at theater-goers, tourists, local neighborhood types, Time ... More >>
White Outalong with Gotham lifers like Glenn Branca, Sonic Youth and Unsanehead a slate of disparately drawn iconoclasts who, despite downtown's colossal overhaul, still unequivocally bleed NYC guts and grit through their musical veins. Inseparable since being introduced by former SY d ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyBright lights, big city. But where to eat?The Village Voice's Obie Awards are on Monday, celebrating the best Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway theater. So what better time to take in a variety of shows and performances? Yet the Theater District can be confusing culinary wate ... More >>
recipetips.comEpoisses = smells like butt, tastes goodThe Stinky Cheese Festival is ending this Friday, which means there're only two days left to indulge in funky-smelling dairy products. Created by Tour de France, the company that owns Francophilic restaurants like Café d'Alsace, French R ... More >>
Simon Oren, a partner in Nice Matin, Marseille, Barbounia, and Five Napkin Burger, is expected to take over the space that once occupied Ed Brown's Eighty One, and is currently hunting for a chef. [Grub Street] Jean-Georges Vongerichten spars with actor Hugh Jackman in season five of the Su ... More >>
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Brooklyn Grange's Ben Flanner Guest Chefs Cabrito Monday, August 30 Brooklyn Grange, the rooftop farm in Long Island City that's been supplying several of the city ... More >>
And it looks like our buddies at L Magazine have outdone themselves: Titus Andronicus, Liars, Fucked Up, High Places, Les Savy Fav, Polvo, Twin Sister, and Wavves are just a handful of the hundreds of bands they've got lined up to play this thing. Northside happens June 24-27 in a variety of ... More >>
It is a well-known principle of modern life that you don't fuck with Madonna. But what if Madonna fucks with Madonna -- that is, the Mother of Christ? Earlier this month Lech Walesa and other angry Poles denounced Madonna Ciccone for threatening to perform in Warsaw on August 15, the Feast of the As ... More >>
A Yemeni airliner with 142 passengers and 11 crew crashed into the Indian Ocean near its destination, the island nation of Comoros, early this morning. Rescuers have retrieved alive a 5-year-old boy from the site, but so far none of the others have been saved, though some bodies have been recovered. ... More >>
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