Agenda: 4/20 to 4/26

1. The Medium Is the Matzo, a Passover art installation, featuring -- among other elements -- a video projected on a movie screen made of matzo, will be on display through May 2 at the Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University, 7 East 10th Street (212.998.4114).

2. Dine in Brooklyn, three-course meals for $19.55 at participating Brooklyn restaurants, concludes Wednesday, April 20 (718.802.3846).

3. New York City Drinks, Professor David Wondrich, co-founder of the Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans, will speak about the history of libations in early America, Wednesday, April 20, 6:30 p.m., at the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, 421 East 61st Street. $25/person, $22/Members (212.838.6878).

4. Fresh from the Past: Recipes and Revelations from Moll Flanders' Kitchen, Sandra Sherman, a food and culture historian and a professor of British Literature at the University of Arkansas, will discuss how the recipes of 18th century British cookbooks serve as a window into the period's culture, society, and geopolitics, presented by the Culinary Historians of New York, Thursday, April 21, 6:30 p.m reception/7:00 p.m. lecture, at Park Avenue Methodist Church, 86th St. at Park Ave. $30/person (212.334.1061).

5. Food on Film Salon, film series at Makor exploring the intersection of gastronomy and cinema, continues on Thursday, April 21, with the Japanese "noodle Western" Tampopo (1986). Screening is at 7:30 p.m. at the Steinhardt Building, 35 West 67th Street, followed by a post-screening discussion with Bill Yosses, executive chef at Joseph’s, Joanna Ney of the New York Film Festival, and Ruda Dauphin, American director of the Deauville Film Festival. $15/person (212.415.5500).

6. Taste of Chinatown, food festival featuring tastings from more than 50 Chinatown restaurants, bakeries, tea houses, and specialty shops, Saturday, April 23, 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., on Mott, Baxter, Mulberry, Bayard, Pell, Doyers Streets (between Canal & Worth Streets). Free admission; $1.00 tasting stations (212.653.9141).

7. 15th Annual Windows on Long Island Wine “Get Local: Eat Local. Drink Local,” annual fundraising event presented by the Long Island Wine Council and Earth Pledge will feature food from 30 New York restaurants and gourmet specialty purveyors and wines from 34 Long Island vintners, Monday, April 25, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Capitale, 130 Bowery. $125 Grand Tasting, $150 at the door (212.725.6611, ext. 225).

8. New York Rising Stars Revue, will present a tasting event featuring "up-and-coming culinary stars from the top restaurants in town," Tuesday, April 26, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Flatiron Studio, 33 West 19th Street. $100/person in advance; $125/at the door (212.966.7575). The event will be preceded by a culinary industry Career Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and a "How to Make It" career seminar, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.


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).