Agenda: 6/27 to 7/3


Science and Cooking
Haroldmcgee Harold McGee, author of On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of The Kitchen, will teach a three-day, 15-hour class on the application of the scientific method to cooking, including classical cooking techniques, ingredients, and new technologies. "The Harold McGee Lecture Series: Using The Scientific Method in The Kitchen" will take place on July 14, 15, and 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The French Culinary Institute, 462 Broadway. $1,200/person (888.324.CHEF).


Chocolate, Cheese, and Beer
Jimmy's No. 43 will feature a tasting of beer paired with American farmstead cheeses and chocolates, on Wednesday, June 27, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at 43 E. 7th Street. $20/person (212.982.3006).

Aphrodisiac Tasting
The 92nd Street Y will feature a discussion of the history and myths surropunding aprodisiacs, from Spanish fly to oysters, along with a tasting of aphrodisiac dishes, on Wednesday, June 27, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at 1395 Lexington Avenue. $35/person (212.415.5500).

Image: The French Culinary Institute