What’s Happening This Week: Bastille Day, Good Beer


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

Bastille Day
Bouchon Bakery
Thursday, July 14, 6:30 p.m.

Thomas Keller invites you to celebrate Bastille Day with his take on French-boulangerie fare and music by pianist and vocalist Kathleen Landis and her quartet. The menu includes a raw bar, boudin blanc, crispy cod brandade, and jamon and brie crepes, with mixed berry parfait, macarons, palmiers, and more for dessert, all for $95.

The Greene Space
Friday, July 15, 7 p.m.

Join Jimmy’s No. 43’s Jimmy Carbone, co-founder of July Good Beer Month and host of the Internet radio show Beer Sessions, for this tasting and talking event. In addition to great brews and bites from local restaurants, a live panel featuring guests from Brooklyn Brewery, Sixpoint, and Kelso will discuss issues facing the craft-beer community today.

Ice Cream Takedown
The Bell House
Sunday, July 17, 4 p.m.

Matt Timms is back with yet another Takedown. This time around, the mission is ice cream. And the big day also just happens to be National Ice Cream Day. As an attendee, you’ll get to judge some 20-30 scoops of homemade ice cream. Tickets are $15.