The Long Island Wine Council, Edible Brooklyn, and Edible East End will present a wine tasting event bringing together nearly 40 wineries from the Hamptons and Long Island's North Fork. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 16, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at BAMCafe, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn. $30/person (reserve online).
EVENTS THIS WEEK
Jacques Pépin Cooks
The James Beard Foundation will feature a special dinner prepared by the master chef along with Alain Sailhac and Marc Bauer on Thursday, May 10, 7:00 p.m., at The Beard House, 167 West 12th Street. $650/person (212.627.2308).
The seventh annual edition of this festival of swine, presented by Brooklyn Brewery, will take place on Saturday, May 12, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Tobacco Warehouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park. $75/person in advance at brooklynbrewery.com or $85/person at the door (beer and food included).
Max Blagg, co-editor of Bald Ego magazine, and David Lynch, author of Vino Italiano and general manager of Babbo Ristorante, will read about drinking on Sunday, May 13, 5:00 p.m., as part of the "Good Words" reading series at Good World Bar & Grill, 3 Orchard Street. Free.
Crème de la Crème
Murray's Cheese will present a course on French cheeses, from triple crème to goat and aged mountain cheeses, on Monday, May 14, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at 54 Bleecker Street. $60/person (reserve online).
Free Ice Cream
Häagen-Dazs ice cream shops will give out free cones of its new flavors, Cinnamon Dulce de Leche and Sticky Toffee Pudding, on Tuesday, May 15, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at any participating Häagen-Dazs location.
Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food, will discuss his latest book, Slow Food Nation, on Tuesday, May 15, 7:00 p.m., at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street. $15/person (buy tickets online).
Image: Edible Brooklyn.