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Friday Food-NYC Food Events for the Weekend and Beyond

Posted by jhochstat on October 10, 2008

via Serious Eats: New York by Tam Ngo on 10/9/08

Tom Mylan and his love: the pig. Photograph by Erin Zimmer.

Big Brooklyn Pig Roast and Harvest Hoedown
Friday, October 10, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Join Brooklynites for a pig roast and music melee! A 200-pound heritage hog from Fleisher’s Grass-fed and Organic Meats will be roasted over a pit and served with a variety of salsas, corn, fresh greens, and beans and rice. Other highlights: apple crisp and Blue Marble cinnamon ice cream, and draft Sixpoints (just $1 from 6 to 7 p.m.). Tickets include all food and are $32 with advanced purchase or $40 at the door. Free admission to children under 10. A portion of the proceeds will go to the New Farmer Development Project, providing immigrants resources to start their own agricultural endeavors. The Yard, 388-400 Carroll Street, Brooklyn; event website

Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival
Now through Sunday, October 12
In its seventh year, this food and drink festival comes to New York City for the first time bringing together both legendary culinary icons from around the globe and America’s most beloved television chefs. Enjoy walking tours, kids’ baking classes, wine and cheese tastings, and panel discussions with famous chefs. All net proceeds to go to the hunger relief programs Food Bank for New York City and Share Our Strength. Many of the events are sold out, but some still have tickets availability. Events at various locations throughout the city; event website

Gowanus Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 11, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Brooklyn! Fall! Brews! Bounty! Enjoy farm fresh food, live music, local vendors, pumpkin carving contests, pony rides, delicious brews, and other triumphs of sustainable urban living. Tickets are $12; free admission to children under 5. The Yard, 388-400 Carroll Street, Brooklyn; event website

World Pizza Eating Championship
Sunday, October 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Famous Famiglia’s first international pizza eating championship, sanctioned by world- renowned Major League Eating (MLE) and the International Federation of Competitive Eating (IFOCE). Joey Chestnut and Patrick Bertoletti will be just a few of the competitors at this historical eating event. Times Square Military Island, 43rd Street and 7th Avenue; event website

Street Fairs
Saturday, October 11
West 4th Street from 6th Avenue to University Place; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Broadway between 110th and 116th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
8th Avenue between 42nd and 57th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
63rd Drive between Austin Street and Queens Boulevard, Queens; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 12
6th Avenue between 42nd and 56th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Amsterdam Avenue between 76th and 86th Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, October 13
Broadway between Fulton Street and Battery Place
Greenpoint Avenue between Queens Boulevard and 44th Street, Queens; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, October 14
Maiden Lane between Water and South Streets; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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