What’s Happening This Week: A Film About a French Chef; A Spirited Dinner


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

Un Certain Gout de L’Amerique: Daniel Boulud
New York University Cantor Film Center
September 23

Daniel Boulud may hail from France’s gastronomical capital of Lyon, but he made his name here in New York with such revolutionary restaurants as DANIEL, Cafe Boulud, and DB Bistro Moderne. A new documentary tracing Boulud’s path from his family’s farm to Manhattan will be presented by NYU’s Maison Francaise, followed by a conversation between the chef and French Culinary Institute CEO Dorothy Cann Hamilton.

Chef David Burke & Leblon Cachaca
David Burke at Bloomingdale’s
September 23

David Burke and Leblon Cachaca have teamed up for a cachaca-and-food pairing. Savor four courses, each accompanied by a cocktail made with Brazil’s pure cane spirit, such as Buttery Lemongrass Lobster paired with a Leblon Caipirinha. The dinner is part of Bloomingdale’s Beverage Series. Click to email your RSVP.

Baby Loves Salsa brunch
Ideya Latin Bistro
September 27

Bring on the beat for brunch this Sunday when Ideya hosts salsa artist Jose Conde and reggae band WeDeya. A baby-friendly menu, featuring Cuban Toast (Cuban bread French toast) and Pancakes with Bananas Fritas will be paired with mango mimosas for moms and dads, while kiddies can join in the party with their very own mocktails.