Tuesday: The Brooklyn Historical Society is bringing in historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman to discuss lesser-known stories of immigrants’ massive influence on American cooking.
Wednesday: Enjoy a serene afternoon of contemplation and tea at the Guggenheim, part of the installation “Unwritten Rules Cannot Be Broken.” Here, as part of the museum’s Tales of Our Time exhibit on contemporary Chinese art, the Yangjiang Group replicates tea gatherings they also perform in their hometown.
Thursday: Join culinary historian and author Michael Twitty at MOFAD, where he will discuss the food of the African diaspora and its impact on Southern cuisine. There will also be tasting.
Friday: The Grand Central Holiday Fair is going strong, with 40 artisans selling an array of goods.
Saturday: Bring the kiddies to Humboldt & Jackson to meet Santa Claus (one with a real beard!). All tickets include a complimentary breakfast spread.
Sunday: Learn about the teas of India with Tea Dealers, Inc., who promise a diverse range of flavors.
Monday: You don’t want to miss the 8th Annual Latke Festival, which will take place at the Brooklyn Museum and guarantees potato pancake greatness from some of the city’s best chefs. Read more about the charity that benefits, and enter to win tickets in this week’s giveaway.
Coming Soon: Our annual Good Spirits event is going national this year, and you can already secure your tickets for the epic New York tasting event—it goes down March 2 at Pier A.