Happy Monday! Between cooking classes, wine tasting, and burger pairings, we’ve got an appetite for the fun events occurring across the boroughs this week. Your social agenda, below.
Join other foodies as industry experts discuss the hottest trends in the business at the James Beard Foundation’s 2016 food conference, Now Trending: The Making of a Food Movement. Panel discussions include Why Celebrity Chefs?, Good Food = Good Policy, Where Trends Meet Transformation, and more. More information here. Convene Conference Center 730 3rd Ave. New York, NY
by CHLOE. is one of NYC’s buzziest restaurants right now, and tonight you can learn to cook from the hotspot’s executive chef, Manuel Trevino. Trevino will teach guests to cook a menu of vegan comfort food, including root vegetable tater tots, avocado enchiladas, roasted butternut squash salad, and more. More information here. 151 W. 34th St. New York, NY
Learn how to drink wine like the one percent without breaking the bank with expert Mark Oldman at tonight’s How to Drink Like a Billionaire event. Take notes as Oldman demystifies the wine world, sharing tips on how to find the best-valued bottle of vino and getting the best bottles in restaurants. Enjoy a wine tasting as Oldman shares his priceless tips and tricks. More information here. 92nd Street Y 1395 Lexington Ave. New York, NY
Taste the world’s best eats without even leaving Manhattan at Edible Escape. Enjoy globally inspired food prepared right in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at this annual foodie festival. More information here. 172 Norfolk St. New York, NY
Nothing goes better with an All-American burger than a glass of wine from Napa Valley. Now through Nov. 4, some of NYC’s top restaurants are offering their best burger expertly paired with a Napa Valley wine by the city’s best sommeliers at Somms & Sliders. Participating restaurants include American Cut, The Lamb’s Club, and Murray’s Cheese Bar. Various locations
Don’t miss the fitness, fashion, and wellness event of the year! Healthy Guru features fitness classes taught by world-class trainers, an activewear fashion show, a beauty bar, and panel discussions with fitness and wellness experts. Lady Gaga’s trainer, Justin Gelband, a Victoria’s Secret model trainer, will also be in attendance. More information about the Healthy Guru event here. 123 W. 18th St. New York, NY
If you find yourself in Williamsburg this weekend, check out Bitch-approved brunch at 12 Chairs. We loved all of the Mediterranean fare, particularly the lamb burger and the Israeli breakfast. Read the brunch review of 12 Chairs here. 342 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY