What’s Happening This Week: A Mommy & Me Cooking Class; A Coffee, Cocoa & Citrus Market


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

The New York Times Fall TimesTalks
The TimesCenter
Thursday, December 9, 6:30 p.m.

This season’s edition of TimesTalks will feature an all-star cast of chefs, including Daniel Boulud, René Redzepi, and Michael White. Lidia Bastianich and Tom Colicchio take the stage on December 9 to discuss New York’s fine-dining scene and the art of entertaining. Tickets are $30.

Mommy & Me Cooking Class
Wall & Water
Saturday, December 11, 2 p.m.

Make the holiday meal a real family fair by involving the kids. And what more enchanting holiday treat to make than a gingerbread house? Learn how at this class, which costs $85 for a mom (or dad) and kid, and $65 for each additional child. Wicked witches prohibited.

Coffee, Cocoa, and Citrus Market
New Amsterdam Market
Sunday, December 12, 11 a.m.

The market’s season is coming to a close December 19. But this weekend, it’s still in full swing. Sunday will feature more than 15 purveyors of coffee, cocoa, and citrus, plus a lineup of coffee-related workshops and activities at the Market School.