What’s Happening This Week: Owney’s Rum Tasting and Inuman at Pulutan


Monday, November 12
Elizabeth Falkner and Melissa Clark at Strand: Elizabeth Falkner just opened Krescendo — Brooklyn’s new pizza destination — and on Monday, the Iron Chef finalist will chat with Melissa Clark, New York Times food journalist. Check out the dynamic duo at Strand Book Store at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, November 13
Owney’s Rum Tasting to Benefit Dumbo Improvement District: Brooklyn distillery the Noble Experiment will showcase Owney’s rum as part of the rebuilding project in Dumbo. Double down at the JAR Group at 6:30.

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Thursday, November 15
Small Budget, Big Flavor at Whole Foods: Whole Foods on Houston will teach would-be Thanksgiving hosts how to throw the hoopla on a budget. Join the class for free but register here.

Inuman at Pulutan: Take your palate to the Philippine Center. Filipino drinks and tapas will be served from Kuma Inn, Umi Nom, and Lumpia Shack. Purchase $30 tickets here.

Friday, November 16
IPA and Curry Fest at Alewife NYC: Try 20 IPAs as they’re paired with different curries at what Alewife is dubbing the first annual Hop Head Throw Down. All proceed will be donated to Sandy victims.

Saturday, November 17
3rd Annual Holiday Spirits Bazaar: Tis the season to sip on holiday-themed drinks at the Astor Center. Choose an afternoon session or an evening session (each priced at $45) and try some holiday cheer. Cheese and charcuterie from Stinky Brooklyn is promised.

Sunday, November 18
Bite of the Big Apple Scavenger Hunt: Trek around the city on this made-for-adults-and-foodies scavenger hunt. Participants will get to try dishes from restaurants all around the city. Grab your best clue-solving friends together for this event.