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What’s Happening This Week: Catch a Cab Tasting & an Ice Cream Social

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As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city.

Slow U: Ice Cream, from Sugar and Snow
Astor Center
September 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Do you scream for ice cream? Find out where the summer treat comes from with the author of Of Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making, Jeri Quinzio, and where it’s going with Ben Van Leeuwen of the Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Truck.

Cabernet & Cow
Murray’s Cheese Shop
September 9, 6:30-8 p.m.

Can you tell a Sauvignon from a Franc? Join Amanda Crawford, a wine specialist at Christie’s, for a tasting of Cabernet wines, while Nora Singley, from the kitchen at The Martha Stewart Show, pairs these deep reds with cow’s milk cheeses.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 31, 2009

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