Queens Must-Do's, Indonesian Fest, Best of Brooklyn, + Knish Chat
Fellow tour guide and Queens food expert Joe DiStefano releases his book (with photos by Clay Williams) all about what to do in the city's most diverse borough. Head out to QED in Astoria for the book release. Meet the author, sample some local Queens treats from Atropolis Bakery and Astoria Bier & Cheese , and enjoy a cash bar.
As part of the Feasts and Festivals series, the Museum of Food and Drink transports you to Indonesia for a taste of traditional bites from small businesses around New York. The evening includes admission to their current exhibit on Chinese food, two Brooklyn Brewery beers, and traditional Indonesian bites.
This second annual food and beer event at Industry City showcases the best of Brooklyn as chosen by a local poll. Enjoy unlimited beer from local breweries like Wartega and Five Boroughs to pair with food samples from places like Coney Shack, Dinosaur BBQ, and Beehive Oven.
A new children's book by Joanne Oppenheim tells the story of the Knish War on Rivington Street between two knish shops on the Lower East Side in 1916. Visit Eldridge Street Synagogue to meet the author, hear her read the book, discuss the inspiration behind it, and taste a knish or two from the legendary Yonah Schimmel's.