October is really packed with food events in NYC. Don’t miss out!

October 2nd

Project by Project is having their annual tasting event, Plate by Plate, on Friday October 2nd, at Metropolitan Pavilion South. Tickets are on sale through Sunday, September 27th.


This year, the event benefits Asian Americans for Equality. Participating restaurants include Baoguette, Blue Smoke, Geisha, En Japanese Brasserie, Ilili, Morimoto, Van Leeuwen, Wine Cellar Sorbet, Xie Xie, and many more. For tickets and more info, click here.

October 3, 4

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic  is two days full of events for those that love cocktails, seminars for education and parties if you just want to drink. Created by notable names in the industry: Dale Degroff, Allen Katz, Paul Pacult, Gary Regan, Lesley Townsend, and more. For list of offerings and tickets, click here.

October 4

The Ninth Annual NYC International Pickle Day at NY Food Museum will be held in the parking lot on Brome, between Essex and Ludlow. Canning demonstrations, exhibitions, and more pickle fun…

October 6 – 8


Ocean Spray is celebrating it’s 80th Anniversary as a grower-owned cooperative. Awesome! I did not know that. A 1500 square foot cranberry bog with over 2,000 pounds of cranberries will be set up in Rockefeller Center and growers will be there to answer questions and share their personal stories about harvesting. Duff  Goldman of “Ace of Cakes” will be presenting a cake! Free Event – 10am to 4pm each day.

October 8-11

The Food Network’s New York City Wine and Food Festival is 4 days filled with events, courses, dinners, lunches, and more, mostly held in the Meatpacking District. Big names on the roster include Paula Deen, Ming Tsai, Giada De Laurentis, Anthony Bordain, Alton Brown, Martha Stewart, Tom Colicchio, and more.  For more info and tickets, click here.

October 13


Lucy Norris (author of Pickled: Preserving a World of Taste and Traditions) and Bob McClure (from McClure’s Pickles) are giving a lecture (with tasting) on The Magic of Pickling at The American Museum of Natural History. $20 tickets on sale here.

October 23-25

The Gourmet Institute is a three day event with chef demonstrations, tastings, seminars, walking tours, book signings, and dinners. Take a cooking class with Sara Moulton, watch Michael Psilaskis demonstrate octopus cooking, or get a cookbook signed by Daniel Boulud, Jim Lahey, Rick Moonen, and more. Tickets and information here.

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