Winter Restaurant Week, three-course lunches for $20.12 and three-course dinners for $35.00 (beverage, tax and gratuity additional) at participating New York restaurants, January 24 to 28 and January 31 to February 4.
EVENTS THIS WEEK
1. Spicy Club Indian, dinner with wine pairing presented by Johnny Tastebuds Urban Wine Adventures, Thursday, January 13, 7:00 p.m., at Gandhi Indian Restaurant, 345 East 6th St., between 1st and 2nd Avenues. $50/person, advance reservations required (212.255.7191).
2. Origins of Cooking, Daphne Derven, archaeologist and Stone Barns Center Director of Programs, discusses her research into the origins of cooking and signs copies of 70 Great Inventions of the Ancient World, Sunday, January 16, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., at the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, New York. Free (914.366.6200).
3. The Wine & Food of 17th Century Jewish Mystics: How to Feast like an Ancient Kabbalist, the Culinary Historians of New York presents a discussion and tasting led by Alan Brill on the ceremonial foods of the Kabbalists, Tuesday, January 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Jewish Community Center, 334 Amsterdam Ave. at 76th Street. Members/$25, guests/$30 (212.334.4175).
1. Have You Eaten Yet? The Chinese Restaurant in America, an exhibit exploring the Chinese restaurant’s origin and growth in America and its cultural significance, at the Museum of Chinese in the Americas (70 Mulberry Street, 2nd Floor). The exhibit continues through June 2005. Suggested admission is $3 (212.619.4785).
2. Cookin': A Sizzling Entertainment, "a fast-paced kitchen percussion show combining comedy, rhythm, and non-verbal performance," at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane (212.420.8000).