Thursday, December 27
Beer Dinner for Holiday Hurricane Relief at Alewife: Long Island City brewery Alewife will host a holiday meal fit for a beer fanatic. For $50, try brews from Smuttynose, Lagunitas, Oskar Blues, Dogfish Head, Greenport Harbor, and Bronx Brewery, all paired with a six-course menu. The event will benefit Hurricane Sandy victims. 5-14 51st Ave., Queens
Saturday, December 29
Free Tours of Chelsea Brewing Co.: From 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. the Chelsea Brewing Co. will give free tours every hour. Sample beers along the way and get a $4 voucher to use after the tour. Chelsea Piers, Pier 59
The Good Fork House Party: Red Hook’s The Good Fork suffered severe damages after Hurricane Sandy, but now they’re almost ready for a grand reopening, thanks to a successful GoFundMe campaign. On Saturday, they’ll host a house party from 2 to 8 p.m. for all their dedicated patrons. 391 Van Brunt St., Brooklyn
Sunday, December 30
Risotto: ICE A La Minute: Make and taste six different kind of risotto just before you make a New Year’s resolution to give up all the carbs and cheese. For $75, guests will walk away from the Institute of Culinary Education with the know-how to make a near perfect risotto. 50 W. 23rd St.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 26, 2012