It’s nearly spring, Bitches! We’re celebrating the glorious weather with plenty of fun and fabulous events this week. Here’s your social agenda.
There’s no better cure for Monday than wine. At The Vintage Effect tonight, guests will sample six wines from three different regions of Bordeaux while learning about different vintages and what makes them unique. You can also enjoy a selection of cheeses, charcuterie, and bread. Bring your friends. Get tickets here. French Institute Alliance Française, 22 E. 60th St. New York, NY 10022.
To celebrate her new book, “Design Your Life,” fashion designer Rachel Roy will host an event at Strand Book Store during which she’ll discuss everything you need to know to build your best self. We love Rachel, and we love the Strand. This sounds like the perfect Tuesday evening. Get more details here. Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway New York, NY 10036.
Sixteen cookbooks will battle it out at Food52’s 2016 Piglet Party to be named the best of the year. Mingle with the cookbooks’ authors, the contest judges and the night’s emcee, Saveur editor-in-chief, Adam Sachs, while enjoying cocktails and dishes from this year’s nominated books. Tickets are $65, get them here. Rizzoli Bookstore, 1133 Broadway New York, NY 10010.
Does your apartment need a makeover? Get some design inspiration at the 2016 Architectural Digest Design Show, which features seminars, the latest home products from more than 400 brands and much more. The design lushes in us are swooning over it all. Get details and tickets here. Piers 92 & 94, 711 12th Avenue New York, NY 10019.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is expanding with the opening of The Met Breuer. The new space, dedicated to modern and contemporary art, will host a series of events beginning Friday to celebrate the opening. We’ll be there, of course. We might even become members. Get all the details here. 945 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10021.
Feast on New York’s best doughnuts at Time Out’s Doughfest at Marquee. Then wash them all down with coffee, beer and cocktails while enjoying music by DJ Devon. Get tickets here. Marquee New York, 289 10th Ave New York, NY 10001.
Celebrate the first day of Spring with free macarons at participating locations throughout New York. Each location will be handing out one free macaron per customer, and if you want more, you can purchase additional sweets and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to City Harvest. Get details and locations here.