What’s Happening This Week: An Italian Master Class; A Beery Dinner


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

City Harvest Benefit
Bar Basque
January 11, 7 p.m.

Dine for a special cause tonight at Bar Basque, where guest chef Aitor Elizegi (of acclaimed Basque country restaurants Gaminiz, Baita Gaminiz, and Bascook) will be cooking a six-course tasting menu paired with wines from Luis Cañas Winery for $150.

International Day of Italian Cuisines
January 12-13
Italian Culinary Academy at ICC

Are you a young chef enamored by Italy? Get inspired by its many cuisines with Cesare Casella (dean of the Italian Culinary Academy and chef-partner of Salumeria Rosi) and others at this industry event. Workshops on subjects such as pizza will take place alongside panel discussions and a master class with superstar Massimiliano Alajmo.

Beer Dinner
Tap Room at Colicchio & Sons
January 17, 6:30 p.m.

Join brewmaster Garrett Oliver from Brooklyn Brewery for this seven-course tasting menu paired with his reserve beers for $95. The Sorachi will accompany Peconic Bay scallops, the Blast! a butter-poached lobster, and Black Ops a Cervena venison dish.


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