Taste Sake with an Expert, A Chinese Twist on an American Feast, Shop Local in Industry City + Visit Craft Markets
New York City's very first sake brewery will be opening to the public in the coming weeks, but you can get a special preview of Brooklyn Kura (inside Industry City) at this special event presented by Sake Caliente. Guest brewer Yuzo Kuji will be on hand to share his expertise on hot sake. Tastings will be paired with appetizers from Standard Fare Food Co.
A Chinese dumpling spot might not be the first place you'd think to celebrate the American holiday, but then you'd miss out on the interesting Chinese twists that Chef Helen You will give to the traditional meal. Along with You, Queens food expert Jeff Orlick is helping to curate the menu which will include mini dumpling soup, fried rice stuffing, and sweet dessert dumplings. Don't worry, there will be turkey too.
Skip Black Friday when mass consumerism is at its most hysterical. Instead join us for a special shopping tour around Industry City to learn about the local manufacturing and passionate designers who create in New York's most innovative industrial hub. And of course, get a chance to buy some locally made goods and help support small businesses.
The weekend after Thanksgiving is the kick-off for NY Handmade Collective's series of craft markets. Over 70 independent vendors will be present to showcase and sell their work. It's the perfect way to get started on your holiday shopping. So come to shop small and local.