Food Events in New York City
1. A special Korean buffet is being offered from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday, December 1, through Friday, December 5, and December 8 through 12, at the Delegates' Dining Room at the United Nations. $22.50 plus drinks, tax, tip (212.963.7625). [via New York Times print]
2. Beyond Temparanillo: Surprising Spanish Wines From Native Grapes, a tasting of Spanish wines hosted by the Taster's Guild New York, Tuesday, December 2, 6:30 p.m. at the Hotel Shelburne, Lexington Ave at 37th Street. $45 members/$55 non-members (212.799.6311).
3. SQC chef Scott Campbell will interview Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, on Tuesday, December 2, 4:00 p.m., at SQC, 270 Columbus Avenue (between 72nd & 73rd Streets), reservations recommended (212.579.0100). The free event is part of the ongoing "LIVE @ SQC Talk & Tasting Series," featuring interviews between Mr. Campbell and notable chefs and writers in a "TV Talk Show Format."
Ongoing: America's Cornucopia, an exhibition of rare books, prints, and ephemera documenting the history of American botany and horticulture, November 16, 2003, through February 16, 2004, at the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road, Bronx (718.817.8700).