Monday, March 11
Taste of Greenwich House
The 11th annual Taste of Greenwich House, a fundraiser that supports all programming at the social services and arts non-profit, will take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Chef Anita Lo of Annisa will be the featured VIP chef and will sign complimentary c ... More >>
Once the water subsides and the sun comes out, everyone wants to get back to normal. But as the days pass post-Sandy, the stories that will trickle out are sure to continue to break our hearts for awhile. And if you're a music fan, the flooding of Norton Records warehouse is Red Hook is the most hea ... More >>
Monday, October 22
Sherryfest. Today starts Sherryfest, a week-long celebration of everything sherry. Union Square's newest wine bar, Corkbuzz, offers the perfect excuse to day drink at a tasting and Q&A on Tuesday afternoon. For the more experienced, try a Spanish sherry and food pairing at the Me ... More >>
At the second annual Tasting Brooklyn, taking place at the Dumbo Loft on April 3, you can try the cooking of over 25 Brooklyn food venders like Little Neck, Arancini Bros, and Fornino Park Slope. Doors open for general admission at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are $50.
Witness the butchering of a whole p ... More >>
The phrase "divorce expo" sounds like something out of the 1939 film The Women, which depicts women traveling to Reno to extricate themselves from their marital unions. But that is what New York is playing host to this weekend with "Start Over Smart: A Modern Divorce Expo," taking place at the Metro ... More >>
Well, I ate things made by Le Bernardin.
And Blue Hill and Landmarc and Tribeca Grill and even Ed's Chowder House.
This was at City Harvest's Bid Against Hunger, an annual event at the Metropolitan Pavilion which not only squelched my hunger, it raised money to feed NYC's homeless.
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Akhtar Nawab of La Esquina
City Harvest is one of the most beloved nonprofits in NYC. Each day, it collects nearly 77,000 pounds of food from restaurants, markets, and farmers, and uses that to feed more than 300,000 people. Last night it held its big annual fundraiser, "Summer in the City," ... More >>
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Tuesday, June 14th, 7 p.m.
Peter Hoffman's East Village spot Back Forty will kick off summer by throwing its first Crab Boil of the season. For ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanDuring a question and answer session at Internet Week New York this morning, Senator Chuck Schumer quipped that he was of "the older generation." And even as Schumer looked forward in his keynote speech, which kicked off IWNY at its headquarters in the Metropolitan Pavilion, h ... More >>
This is going to be a nice item, so just bite your tongue and endure it for a few seconds.
Last night, I went to an event at the Metropolitan Pavilion called "Bid Against Hunger," which charged people to eat exquisite offerings like chicken-liver mousse and white fig gelato, and also to bid ... More >>
It's almost Internet Week! And for those of you who found this post by misspelling "weak" in a search on "the Google," it means that for one week, June 7-14, the tech-media circlejerk will tear themselves away from backlit screens to take over this city. But don't worry!
One of William Dean's delectables.Bowls of cacao beans, vats of liquid chocolate, and stacks of truffles invaded the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea this past weekend as the Chocolate Show touched down in New York. French event planners Sylvie Douce and Francoise Jeantet have taken their tra ... More >>
Costco will start accepting food stamps nationally after it started to accept them in New York earlier this year. The program should be operational in half the company's 407 warehouse-style stores by Thanksgiving, according to company officials.
Small corner grocery stores in Newa ... More >>
When most people think of Spanish wine, Rioja comes to mind. But don't write off Ribera del Duero, which is producing earthy wines with great minerality at very reasonable prices. The main grape in Ribera de Duero is Tempranillo, just as in Rioja. Except that, in Ribera, they call it Tinto Fi ... More >>
From the photos, it looks a like a line outside a club in the Meatpacking District at 2 a.m., but it's broad daylight and the young women in fancy dress are outside the Metropolitan Pavilion to audition for extra work in the Sex and the City film sequel. SAG members did their thing this morn ... More >>