What’s Happening This Week: Bartenders Ball and the Slow Food Show


Monday, November 26
Pamalympics Bartender Challenge: Pama Pomegranate Liquor hosts a bartending challenge at Pouring Ribbons in the East Village where bartenders from all over the city will blindly taste cocktails, and then try to write their recipes. Pama will donate $20 to the U.S. Bartenders Guild-New York fund for every person that attends.

Bartenders Ball: Head to the Bowery Hotel for an open bar and snacks from Death & Co., Employees Only, PDT, Whiskey Brooklyn, Ward III, and other bars. Tickets are $100 and all proceeds go to charities that are doing “real, on the ground work” to help Sandy victims in New York.

Wednesday, November 28
Lessons from the Mile End Cookbook: Noah and Rae Bernamoff, the guys who brought Montreal smoked meat to Brooklyn and NoHo, will discuss their cookbook at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. They’ll focus on Jewish Canadian cooking with Saveur editor Gabriella Gershenson. Tickets are $10.

Thursday, November 29
Hell’s Kitchen Irish Gangsters Walking Tour: Walk in the footsteps of some of New York’s grittiest thugs on the West Side, while bar hopping along the way. Pretend like you’re in Gangs of New York, and throw back a few. Reserve you spot here.

Sunday, December 2
The Second Annual Slow Food Show: Join food entrepreneurs for a showing of “good, clean, fair food.” For $15, guests can sample munchies and sip down beers at Jimmy’s No. 43.

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