Grab a Taste of Honey, Eat Fried Chicken, and Party on Mulberry Street This Week


NYC Honey Week, Multiple Locations, Tuesday through Sunday

Learn how to tame honeybees, try a new hot honey-glazed pizza at Eataly, or sip on honey-sweetened cocktails at the Queen Bee Classic during New York’s annual honey week. For the amateur and pro beekeepers, there’s also an opportunity to submit homemade honey for a tasting, while guests can take apiary tours at select locations. A full lineup of events can be seen on the official NYC Honey Week website.

Tiki Party, Slowly Shirley, 121 West 10th Street, Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

If you’re not ready to say goodbye to your white linen suit and shoes, bartender Brian Miller is offering one last chance for a proper summer soiree. Guests, who are asked to don all white attire, will be able to jam out to yacht rock as well as take advantage of a special one-night-only tiki-focused cocktail menu.

Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen Pop-Up Dinner, Root & Bone, 200 East 3rd Street, Wednesday, 10 p.m.

Chef Carla Hall is offering diners a sneak peek of her upcoming restaurant with a one-night pop-up dinner at Root & Bone. The four-course menu plans to feature Southern specialities like a biscuit and cornbread basket, tomato salad, fried chicken with sides, and banana pudding. Cocktail pairings are also available for an additional charge; reserve a $60 ticket here.

San Gennaro Festival, Mulberry between Houston and Canal streets, Thursday through September 20

Celebrate Manhattan’s annual San Gennaro Festival by eating your way through Mulberry Street. Some of the more notable food activities include Ferrara’s attempt to make the world’s largest gelato cone and their birthday cake tribute to Frank Sinatra. Brooklyn’s own Tony Danza will serve as grand marshal for the Grand Procession held on September 12, while local musical acts including doo-wop DJ legend Cousin Brucie are also part of the festivities.

Reimagining Jewish Cooking, 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue, Thursday, 7 p.m.

If you need a refresher on the importance of cuisine — and family — during the upcoming holiday season, author Kim Kushner and chefs Max and Eli Sussman will be hosting a conversation about modern Jewish cuisine. Guests will also be able to receive a signed copy of Kushner’s The New Kosher and the Sussmans’ Classic Recipes for Modern People following the event, which will be available for purchase. Tickets are $32 and can be reserved in advance here.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 7, 2015

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