Upcoming Events In June
The last few weeks of June prove to be a busy time for NYC foodies. Here are some of the interesting events I’ve found so far:
Blue Point Oysters and Rose Wines
Jimmy’s No. 43, 43 E.7th st
June 16th (Weds), 7pm
June 19th, 3:30-8pm
Presented by Heartland Brewery, this festival will feature over 300 varieties of New York State crafted beers from over 100 breweries plus local food and music. Tickets are $55 and available online or at any of the Heartland Brewery locations in NYC.
The Edible Garden
June 19th-Oct 17th, 10am-6pm, Tues-Sun
New York Botanical Garden
On June 19th there will be a kick-off event “Get Out and Grill” featuring celeb cooking demos (Dan Barber of Blue Hill at Stone Barns will be there), tours of the garden as well as samples of seasonal dishes.
NYC Food Film Festival
Check out the event’s website for a schedule of events and locations. One highlight is the “Shuck and Suck” and all-you-can-eat oyster festival on the 23rd for $95 at the Water Taxi Beach at South Street Seaport. Features oysters from British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Greenport Long Island, and Rhode Island.
First Annual Long Island Wine & Food Festival
Check out the event’s website for information on various locations of wine and food tastings during this three-day showcase of North Fork Vineyards.