Hungarian Tasting Menu, Vulnerable Refugees, Celebrate Cider, + A Harbor Race
All year long Chef Jeremy Salamon gives nod to his Hungarian roots at the excellent East Village restaurant The Eddy. But for one night only in honor of George Lang, the late restaurateur from places like the Four Seasons, Chef Salamon does a full five-course Hungarian menu with dishes including sour cherry soup and stuffed cabbage. The menu will be based on George Lang's ideal final meal from an interview in the Village Voice.
For Pride and Refugee Awareness Month, visit the Tenement Museum for this free discussion about the experiences of LGBTQ refugees who come from almost 80 countries around the world where they face violence and persecution. The conversation will include a political refugee from Egypt, the Chairman of the Board Spectra Project, and the Executive Director of Immigration Equality.
The next big brewed drink is hard apple cider. Sweet, dry, or funky, this annual event at Brooklyn Expo Center brings some of the country's best cider makers together (along with a few international ones) for a tasting and seminar event like no other. Brooklyn's own Brooklyn Cider House will be represented along with a few local breweries,
Run or walk around the historic Governor's Island at this second annual 5K race. Register by June 6 and get gorgeous views as you burn some calories and support the NY Harbor School, a public high school program that provides students with marine-based career and technical education. They are also the ones responsible for the Billion Oyster Project. Run for a good cause!!