1. American Cheese Society Winners 2005, sample some of the winning cheeses from the annual American Cheese Society competition, Thursday, August 11, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., at Murray's Cheese, 254 Bleecker Street. $50/person (212.243.3289, ext. 25).
2. Jersey Fresh Wine & Food Festival, featuring local produce, food tastings, and wine from New Jersey Vintners, Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14, noon to 5:00 p.m. at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, New Jersey. $20/person, children are free (609.588.0085).
3. French Regional Tasting Menus, Partage restaurant (92 7th Avenue) presents a series of tasting menus dedicated to specific regions of France, beginning with Paris, from Monday, August 8, to Thursday, August 11. $35/person (212.242.2207).
Summer Restaurant Week, three-course lunches for $20.12 and three-course dinners for $35.00 (beverage, tax and gratuity additional) on weekdays at participating New York restaurants. The promotion continues through September 5.