Sephardic Passover at Back Forty West Tonight, Plus Vermouth and Cheese Pairings!


Tuesday, March 26
Sephardic Passover Dinner at Back Forty West
Forget cooking, or even catering, and make a reservation at Back Forty West for Passover. Owner Peter Hoffman will host a Sephardic Passover dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening. Seder plates and “written thoughts on the holiday” will be provided. A four-course menu costs $55 and includes a Moroccan mezze platter, matzo ball soup, house-smoked chicken, and Turkish flourless chocolate cake. 70 Prince St.

Tuesday, March 26
Oysters and Cocktails at Evelyn Drinkery
Village Fishmonger, a community-supported fishery, will host a “boat-to-table” oysters and cocktail event at Evelyn Drinkery in the East Village. A $30 ticket will get you a dozen freshly shucked oysters and one cocktail from the bar, or go with a friend and pay $55 for two dozen oysters and two cocktails. Oysters and clams will be available to purchase separately by the dozen or half-dozen. Reserve your tickets at Shucks Again. 171 Ave. C

Thursday, March 28
Vermouth and Cheese Pairing
Cheese and wine? Definitely. Cheese and beer? Yes. But it’s not often you see cheese paired with vermouth. But Murray’s will do just that, pairing cheese with Atsby vermouth and other local spirits on Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at 254 Bleecker St.

Friday, March 29
Cupcake Decorating With Ovenly
Untitled at the Whitney and Greenpoint bakery Ovenly are hosting a cupcake-decorating class for parent-child duos. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., bring your child to the Whitney’s restaurant to make art out of baked goods and get a frosting demo. Tickets are $45 and can be reserved online. 945 Madison Ave.