What’s Happening This Week: Summer Cocktail Pairing; Free Korean Food


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

Marc Forgione with Bryan Miller
92Y Tribeca
Monday, July 25, noon

Former New York Times restaurant critic and food writer Bryan Miller interviews Iron Chef Marc Forgione, who started out working for his father, Larry Forgione, sometimes referred to as the “godfather of New American cuisine,” at age 16. Tickets are $16.

Summer Cocktails
David Burke at Bloomingdale’s
Tuesday, July 26, 7 p.m.

Sip something refreshing at this $50 four-course cocktail pairing. Drinks include a spiced margarita, to go with ancho-chili-marinated salmon, and a blood orange-mint mojito paired with grilled lamb chops and polenta cake.

Second Annual Korea Day
Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park
Friday, July 29, 11 a.m.

Sample free Korean specialties, like kalbi, japchae, and plenty of kimchi, at this second annual day-long celebration. There will also be a lesson in dduk (rice cakes), as well as kimchi and bibimbap, and the chance to win a trip to Korea.

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