What’s Happening This Week: A Four Kitchens Reading; Brazilian Independence Day


Our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the hottest epicurean events in the city.

Freerange Nonfiction Presents: A Night of Food Writing
Pianos (Upstairs Lounge)
Wednesday, September 7, 7 p.m.

Join our own Lauren Shockey, author of Four Kitchens, for this foodie reading. Jonathan Dixon, author of Beaten, Seared, and Sauced; Restaurant Girl Danyelle Freeman, author of Try This; and Max Watman, author of Chasing the White Dog are also on the bill.

Brazilian Independence Day
All SushiSamba locations
Wednesday, September 7

Live samba dancers and drummers will storm the restaurants as guests dine on Brazilian-inspired dishes from a special menu, such as Pastels and Trouxinhas, and Bamboo-Wrapped Tile Fish, washed down with a Kiwi Caipirinha.

Guest Sommelier Series
A Voce
September 9, 10, 13

Why should chefs have all the fun? Wine director Olivier Flosse invites winemakers to act as guest sommeliers this month: Paola Montefiore of Poggio Antico on Friday; Lorenza Pallanti of Castello di Ama on Saturday; and Federica Mascheroni of Volpaia next week.