This post is Anna's last as our Events Editor. She's moving on to spend more time on her own web endeavor, Party Remedies. She's done an excellent job here and will be sorely missed. We wish her the very best.
FEATURED EVENT: The 2009 Hot Dog Hootenanny
Serious Eats comes to Astor Center on Sunday, May 3rd, to talk about and celebrate all things hot dog, from sophisticated, high-end wieners to low end dirty water dogs. Guests will sample regional hot dog favorites as well as dogs from participating vendors. The tasting will be followed by a lecture and discussion on the history of the food. Finally, guests are encouraged to submit a haiku with the opportunity of having the poem selected and published on Serious Eats the following day (details).
EVENTS THIS WEEK (April 29 through May 5)
Cherry Blossom Festival Now through May 9
EN Japanese Brasserie is hosting its annual Sakura Festival (details).
Organic and Biodynamic Wine April 29
Bottlerocket's Happy Hour Class will be featuring organic and biodynamic wines (details).
Continental Airlines Restaurant Week May 1 - 10
When making reservations at participating restaurants, mention Continental's Restaurant Week to receive great perks (details).
Brooklyn Food Conference May 2
This first ever conference, hosted by the Brooklyn Food Coalition will focus on critical food issues affecting Brooklynites (details).
Great Wines and Cheeses of the Northeast May 2
Artisanal and Just Food are partnering up to bring you the flavors of locally produced wines and cheeses (details).
Tasting the Terroir of Australia May 5
Taste a variety of Australian wines with Matt Skinner, wine writer and head of wine operations for Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant group (details).
Getting Published May 5
Meet a panel of literary agents, writers and editors to learn how to find an agent, create a proposal and get your cookbook or food memoir idea sold and into the hands of readers (details).
For more events this week and beyond, visit our new Agenda Calendar.
Know about an upcoming food and wine event? Submit a listing here free of charge during this introductory period.