Cravings will present a tasting of the Japanese distilled liquor shochu at dessert bar Kyotofu. Cocktails featuring combinations like raspberry and mint along with green lychee and apple are on the menu, which includes dishes such as sake marinated pork belly and edamame and shitake mushroom risotto. The event will take place on Monday, November 19, 8:00 p.m., at Kyotofu, 705 9th Avenue. $100/person (RSVP required at findyourcraving.com).
EVENTS THIS WEEK (November 14 through November 20)
Downtown for Dinner
Participating lower Manhattan restaurants will serve three-course prix fixe dinners for $25 to $35 per person from Monday, November 12, through Sunday, November 18.
Beaujolais Nouveau Fête
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) will present a tasting of the latest vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau wines on Thursday, November 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Tinker Auditorium & FIAF Gallery, 22 East 60th Street. $55/person (212.307.410).
Rudolph Chelminski, author of I'll Drink to That: Beaujolais and the French Peasant Who Made It the World's Most Popular Wine, will discuss the history of Beaujolais on Monday, November 19, 7:00 p.m., at Stony Brook University's Center for Wine, Food, and Culture, 401 Park Avenue South, 2nd Floor. $30/person.