What’s Happening This Week: Meatball Slapdown, Craft Cocktails


At Edible Manhattan‘s cocktail pairing event taking place on Tuesday, February 28, from 6 to 9 p.m., you can try out drinks made by New York City mixologists with craft spirits. Tickets are $45.

The Masters of Social Gastronomy’s February lecture is all about candy. Learn plenty of candy facts and try samples on Tuesday, February 28, at 7 p.m. at Public Assembly. Admission is free.

Decide if the USA can hold its own against Europe when it comes to wine, cheese, and charcuterie at a workshop held at the Astor Center on Wednesday February 29 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $59.
Listen to Marion Nestle talk food politics at Barnard College on Thursday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m.
The third annual Meatball Slapdown is happening this Friday at 7 p.m. at the Brooklyn Kitchen. Taste the meatballs of six New York restaurants: Masten Lake, the Meathook, the Meatball Shop, Roberta’s, Vesta, and Riverpark. Tickets are $50.
The 92Y Tribeca is hosting a tour of Brooklyn’s famous pizzerias this Sunday, March 4. You’ll head to Grimaldi’s and L&B Spumoni Gardens, and sightsee around Brooklyn neighborhoods. Tickets are $75.