All About Garlic, Join the Drum Circle, Learn About Mezcal, + The Best Street Food in NYC
You might not want to bring a date to this evening at the Institute of Culinary Education. Sarah Lohman and Jonathan Soma share the science, culture, and myths surrounding this integral but often maligned pungent ingredient. Also expect a special culinary demonstration by Chef James Briscione. Book tickets by Monday.
Feel the rhythm as Puerto Rican master drummer Juan Guiterrez welcomes you in to the drum circle. Intimate workshops commence followed by a jam session with the entire group. Bomba and plena drums are provided to get the music started. The rhythmic event happens at Flushing Town Hall's garden to celebrate the full moon.
Mezcal is more than tequila's lesser known cousin - it's the fastest growing spirit in the US. Learn all about the smoky Mexican liquor at this class instructed by the NoMad's J.D. Nasaw. Taste different mezcal brands, learn how to read labels, discover the history and distillation process of the spirit. And gain a huge appreciation for one of our favorite traditional elixirs.
The 13th annual awards return to crown the best street food in New York. Hosted by the Street Vendor Project, the food and music event celebrates and promotes the hard work of the city's street vendors and crowns the best grub from different categories, like Rookie of the Year, Vendy Cup, and this year's special category called Bad Hombres.