Agenda: 10/27 to 11/2

Coming Up: Taste of New York
· Taste of New York, New York magazine presents the fall edition of its Taste of New York event, featuring food and wine from more than 40 New York restaurants, Monday, November 8, at the Puck Building, 293 Lafayette Street. Tickets, benefiting City Harvest, are $110-165 (reserve online or at 800.679.0493).

El Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Events
· Tasting the Day of the Dead in New York [New York Times]

Events This Week
1. Kosherfest, billing itself as "the premier international trade event for the kosher food and food service industries," Tuesday, October 26, and Wednesday, October 27, at the Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street. $100 admission for exhibits and all conference sessions; $15 to pre-register, $50 to register onsite for exhibits only (admission to Expo Comida Latina and All Asia Food Expo [see below] is included with registration).
2. All Asia Food Expo, "the largest array of Asian foods and beverages that you’ll find at any other trade show in the United States," Tuesday, October 26, and Wednesday, October 27, at the Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street. $100 admission for exhibits and all conference sessions; $15 to pre-register, $50 to register onsite for exhibits only (admission to Kosherfest and Expo Comida Latina is included with registration).
3. Expo Comida Latina, featuring "the largest array of Hispanic foods and beverages that you’ll find on the East Coast," Tuesday, October 26, and Wednesday, October 27, at the Jacob Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street. $100 admission for exhibits and all conference sessions; $15 to pre-register, $50 to register onsite for exhibits only (admission to Kosherfest and All Asia Food Expo is included with registration).
4. Loire Valley Fines Bulles Party, featuring more than 15 sparkling wines from the Loire Valley, benefiting Share Our Strength, Wednesday, October 27, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at The Bubble Lounge, 228 Broadway, between Franklin and N. Moore Streets. $50/person (212.431.3433).
5. The Blue Revolution and Wild Fisheries: Issues, Technologies and Taste, a "full day exploration through discussion, film and tastings of the latest developments and controversies in aquaculture, wild fisheries, and the local fish supply," featuring Peter Hoffman, chef/owner of Savoy Restaurant and marine ecologist Carl Safina, presented by CUNY Graduate Center and Baum Forum, Saturday, October 30, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the CUNY Graduate Center, 34th Street and Fifth Avenue. $50 fee ($20 for students) includes materials and tasting (212.817.8215).
6. Burgundy Festival, special three-course menu of the food and wine of Burgundy, Monday, November 1, through Monday, November 15, at Gavroche, 212 West 14th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues. The price is $30 ($45 with wines) (212.647.8553).
7. Downtown for Dinner, week-long dining event featuring prix fixe menus for $20.04 (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity) at participating downtown restaurants, presented by the Downtown Alliance, Monday, November 1, through Sunday, November 7.

Ongoing Events
1. Have You Eaten Yet? The Chinese Restaurant in America, an exhibit exploring the Chinese restaurant’s origin and growth in America and its cultural significance, at the Museum of Chinese in the Americas (70 Mulberry Street, 2nd Floor). The exhibit continues through June 2005. Suggested admission is $3 (212.619.4785).
2. Cookin': A Sizzling Entertainment, "a fast-paced kitchen percussion show combining comedy, rhythm, and non-verbal performance," at the Minetta Lane Theatre, 18 Minetta Lane (212.420.8000).