This Week in Food: Vegan Pies, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Sandwich, Sumptuous Sampling


Fiddler on the Roof Sandwich
Carnegie Deli (854 Seventh Avenue)
Monday through July 31

Have you ever wondered what would happen if theater met…deli meat? Cue the new collaboration between the Carnegie Deli and Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof: “If I Were a ‘Wich Man.” This limited-edition sandwich will be available at Carnegie Deli until July 31. The sandwich features brisket and corned beef piled high, topped with swiss cheese, Russian dressing, cole slaw, and mayo for $29.99.

The Great Vegan Pie Contest
V Spot Organic (12 St. Mark’s Place)
Monday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Bakers will square off against one another at the Great Vegan Pie Contest, where they’ll battle for bragging rights by using ingredients like watermelons, truffles, and s’mores. Tickets for the bake-off start at $20 and include servings of all the competing pie entries and vegan ice cream. What’s sweeter than that? Reserve yours here.

Heirloom Foundation Fundraiser With Tapas and Wine

Doma Na Rohu (27 Morton Street)
Monday, 7 p.m. to 9 pm

The Heirloom Foundation and TouchBistro are hosting a dinner fundraiser to raise awareness about healthy work environments for people battling anxiety, depression, and substance abuse in the hospitality industry. Sausage skewers, latkes, crepes, and more will be available at the event. Tickets are $25 and include all food, as well as a beverage. Reserve yours here.

Sumptuous Sampling Event 2016

Tropical Paradise Ballroom, Banquet Hall & Catering (1367 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn)
Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The start of East Flatbush Restaurant Week will bring over sixty restaurants together under one roof for the third annual Sumptuous Sampling Event on Tuesday night. Special offers will also be on hand for Sumptuous Sampling event-goers to use at eateries during East Flatbush Restaurant Week, which runs from June 29 through July 11.

Dinners in the Dark 

Camaje (85 MacDougal Street)
Thursday, 7 p.m. 

Feast on dinner while bathed in darkness at this unique tasting event. Blindfolded diners won’t be able to see what they’re eating, but they’ll be able to experience their other senses with heightened awareness (namely taste and smell). The menus will be kept a secret until the end of the event so diners can guess what they’ve been eating and drinking. Tickets are $90.67. Reserve your spot here.