1. Cajun-Creole Cuisine Tasting, WildFlower restaurant will host a five course tasting featuring Cajun and Creole dishes and wine pairings, Thursday, August 31st, 8:00 p.m., at WildFlower, 192 Bleeker Street. $60/person (212.475.2355).
2. Vodka Flights and Bites, Join District restaurant for a pairing of three house-infused vodkas with specialty bar snacks, like black-peppercorn vodka with tomato-horseradish bruschetta, grapefruit vodka with cured salmon and caviar cream, and watermelon vodka with scallops and bacon, Wednesday, August 30th and Thursday, August 31st, at District, the Muse Hotel, 130 West 46th Street. $18/person (212.485.2999).
3. Downtown Farm Dinner: Big Apple Style, Outstanding in the Field will bring its communal farm dinner series to New York City with an event featuring a menu from Prune restaurant, Sunday, September 3, 4:00 p.m.. at the East Village Garden Oasis, La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez community garden, E. 9th Street at Avenue C. $180/person, with a portion of proceeds benefiting JustFood.org (reserve online).
4. Cradle of Flavor, As part of the Asia Society's Asian Food Series, a panel of authors and chefs, including Fatty Crab's Zak Pelaccio, will discuss the cuisines and culinary traditions of Southeast Asia. The panel will be moderated by James Oseland, Editor-in-Chief of Saveur, and will conclude with a tasting and reception, Tuesday, September 5th, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue. $30/person, pre-registration required (212.327.9271).