See what epicurean mischief you can get into this week:
Today: Sample wine from 35 New York producers at New York Drinks New York’s Grand Tasting, held at Astor Center. Doors open at 5:30. Tickets are $25.
Make sure you get a chance to try some hummus dishes and desserts at the International Hummus Festival at Barbounia. The festival ends on March 17.
March 13: Choice Eats!!! At the 69th Armory at 6:30 p.m.
The guys behind Eleven Madison Park will chat with Frank Bruni at the 92Y Tribeca at 12 p.m. Tickets are $18.
Learn about cheese and how to pair it with wine at the Brooklyn Kitchen at 6:30 p.m.
The International Association of Culinary Professionals is hosting a talk on food policy at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at 7 p.m.
March 14: Cook like a family farmer, make pickles, and churn butter at Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $75.
March 15: The secrets of Cajun and Creole cuisine will be revealed at the Brooklyn Kitchen at 6:30 p.m. The class is $75 and includes a complete meal.
Whiskey and cheese unite at this pairing class hosted by the 92Y. The class starts at 7 p.m., and tickets are $40.
Check back later this week for St. Patrick’s Day events.