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.
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.