The Food of Our Founding Mothers, Rare Brooklyn Brewery Beers, Nourishing Chinese Herbs, + Yoga and Beer
Well before the historic and inspiring Women's March on Washington or Hillary Clinton's recent run for the Presidency, women were instrumental in the founding of our country. The New School hosts a dialogue with culinary historian and chef Joanna Pruess and museum curator Kelsey Bow about the significance and importance of Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison. Their husbands may be more famous, but we can not overlook the culinary innovations and commitment of these remarkable women. Come learn about and taste their contributions.
Brooklyn Brewery fans know that there are certain super rare experimental beers called Ghost Bottles which only come out on special occassions. One such occasion is being hosted by Brewmaster Garrett Oliver himself at Covenhoven. These are generally only available internally to the brewery employees, but here's a rare opportunity to try some experiments in Brooklyn's Barrel Aging Program.
Since it is now the Chinese New Year, why not try to stick to your resolution of eating healthier in the Year of the Rooster? Take advice from Chinese Herbalist and Acupuncturist Aimée Derbes at wellness shop Help Your Self as she introduces nourishing and healing recipes featuring common Chinese herbs. After cooking, tasting, and learning, you'll also receive recipes and sachets of Chinese herbs to use at home.
Are you someone who loves beers but worries about the extra calories? Do you love to stay in shape but also like to let go once in a while? This is the event for you! After a vigorous one hour Vinyasa flow class hosted by yoga instructor Leanne Maciel who also has experience in the beer industry, you get to do a flight of five Bronx Brewery beers. This is a perfect excuse to visit one of the borough's great breweries with a healthful, energized perspective.