Burgers, beer & music at upcoming NYC Wine & Food Festival
NEW YORK – Blue Moon Burger Bash, presented by Pat LaFrieda Meats, is coming soon on Oct. 12-15 as it celebrates 10 years, Check out 30 juicy, “decadent” burgers and enjoy the music of Grammy Award winning Naughty By Nature at the Northwestern Mutual Pier 92 Rooftop Stage. Some 70 events include tastings, dinners, culinary demos, family activities, classes, seminars, panels and more. It benefits the Food Bank for New York City and No Kid Hungry. To date, NYCWFF has raised more than $10 million to support the fight to end hunger. Check out nycwff.org.
BOSTON – Chef Barbara Lynch is commemorating the 10th anniversary of Stir, her demonstration kitchen and cookbook store and a space for her team and guests to eat, drink, gather, and learn.
Part kitchen, bookstore and classroom, it offers a variety of demonstration classes where guests watch chefs prepare an evening menu, observing the cooking techniques and processes as they produce a meal.
The restaurant’s Chef’s Table classes seek to make the space one for an intimate dinner party where guests mingle and enjoy the five course tasting menu, asking questions of the chefs and paying homage to Lynch’s Menton and No. 9 Park and their respective tasting menus.
There are also wine, cookbook and hands on classes at the Waltham St. Stir where the celebratory events include:
Sherry at the Dinner Table with Melodie Reynolds and Chef Scott Jones on August 10th ; The Food and Music of New Orleans on August 13 with Cookbook Buyer Johnny Siever; All About Honey with Max Aleman and Chef Michele Carter, August 15th ; All About Pastry with Max Aleman and Chef Donna Yuen, August 27th.