Happy October, Bitches! We ventured upstate over the weekend and indulged in apple picking, all of the wine, and apple cider doughnuts. So we’re officially in a fall state of mind. We’re carrying it over into this week with all of these fun events the city has in store.
Chocolate lovers, this week is for you. Running through Sunday, Chocolate Week NYC features a slew of chocolate-themed events that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth, like a tour of the Mast Brothers’ chocolate factory today at 4 p.m. Other events include a chocolate-making class, a chocolate and cocktail pairing, and many more. Get more info here. Various locations.
Food and design come together tonight at Eating + Experience: The Future of Food Experience Design. Industry experts like Catherine Piccoli, a curator at the Museum of Food and Drink, and LinYee Yuan, the founder and editor of MOLD, an editorial platform that explores how design can transform our food futures, will participate in a panel discussion that explores the future of the food and design worlds and how the two are connected. Panelists will also discuss related projects they’re working on or have worked on in the past. Register for the event here. LMHQ, 150 Broadway, Fl 20, New York, NY.
Prost! Oktoberfest events have been popping up around the city for weeks now. But Loreley Beer Garden’s tasting event promises to be one of the best yet! It features a three-course German dinner and seven different German beers–plus, beer expert Rudi Eilers will talk about the flavor profiles of the beers and the regions of Germany that they’re from, as well as the brewing process. Reserve your spot here. 7 Rivington St., New York, NY.
Experience the best food and wine Portugal has to offer without even leaving NYC. At Passport to Portugal, presented by Time Out New York and TAP Air Portugal, you can enjoy complimentary Portuguese food and wine, a photo booth, and you can enter for the chance to win a trip to Portugal too. Get your tickets here. 55 Broadway, New York, NY.
Broadway Bites is back for fall, open now through November 10. This pop-up showcases food from local chefs and makers including Jars by Dani, The Paella Shack by Barraca, Chick’n Cone, and plenty more. Stop by to sample some of the area’s tastiest treats all in one place. Get more info here. Greeley Square, Broadway between 32nd and 33 St., New York, NY.
Going out to brunch is great, but sometimes (especially when it starts to get chilly outside), it’s nice to be able to enjoy a great meal from the comfort of your own home. HBIC Becca recently hosted an elegant brunch at her NYC home (complete with gorgeous Villeroy & Boch plateware) and to make your next hosting experience a breeze, she wrote this post complete with easy-but-delicious recipes your brunch guests will love. Get the recipes here and start inviting your friends to a special brunch they won’t soon forget!
Going out for brunch more your speed? Check out new fast casual spot, The Sosta, which is taking Nolita by storm. Check out their homemade pastas for yourself and yummy brunch delights before it starts popping up on every “must-try” list in the city. Read our review here.