1. Currying Favor: A Spicy History of Indian Food in America, food writer Mimi Sheraton will moderate a discussion on the history and evolution of Indian food in the United States, Thursday, February 16, 7:00 p.m., at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue. $30/member, $60/guest (212.517.ASIA).
2. Gravner Wine Tasting, Crush Wine and Spirits will hold a tasting of wines made by Friulian winemaker, Josko Gravner, whose wines are aged in amphorae, large earthenware storage vessel of Greek and Roman antiquity, Saturday, February 18, 2:00 to 5:00 P.M., at Crush Wine and Spirits, 153 East 57th Street. Free (212.980.9463)
3. Winter Challenge, Blue Hill at Stone Barns will present a five course menu made solely from ingredients from farms within 150 miles of the restaurant, Sunday, February 19, 6:30 p.m., at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, New York. $150/person, including menu and wine pairing, tax and service charge not included (914.366.9600) [Ed.-This listing may be incorrect, and the event may be held at Blue Hill in New York City. Please contact Blue Hill for information on the location].
4. Fifth Annual Beefsteak, Beacon restaurant will hold its annual celebration of "abundant, glorious, gluttonous eating" on Tuesday, February 21, 6:30 p.m., at Beacon, 25 West 56th Street. $95/person (212.332.0500).