Food Events

Foodies love gathering at local and international food events. Whether an expert eater, a novice home cook, or a professional chef, we love seasonal food festivals, media events and tastings, supper clubs, pop-up restaurants, and chef tables. Media surrounding food and wine events is sometimes sparse, so we provide you with some interesting options and annual events.

The COOP A Southern Affair

The COOP A Southern Affair

  Restaurant Preview on Park Avenue I received an invite for a Scott Joseph Supper Club preview of The COOP menu, a new restaurant concept from the Rivers crew… A Southern Affair… Where? In the headquarters test kitchen of course! I could not turn down the exclusive opportunity for […]

Papa Joe’s Pizza 25th Anniversary Dinner

Papa Joe’s Pizza 25th Anniversary Dinner

Once upon a time in Brooklyn, Sicilian immigrants began opening Italian restaurants and pizzerias showcasing family recipes from their homeland. While the origins of pizza specifically, are hotly debated, the history behind Papa Joe’s is certain. When Papa Joe relocated from Brooklyn, New York to […]

East End Market: A Pop Up Dinner Celebration of Women Chefs, Restaurateurs and Winemakers

East End Market: A Pop Up Dinner Celebration of Women Chefs, Restaurateurs and Winemakers

Saturday marked my second Pop-Up dinner following the event at Quantum Leap Winery this spring. I reserved my coveted seat for the evening showcasing women entrepreneurs in the local community. Compounding my enthusiasm and support for local small business was the fundraising for the Women Chefs […]

Thumbprint Cellars French River Cruise

Thumbprint Cellars French River Cruise

Sonoma winery owners are hosting a food and wine excursion sure to please. The Touring & Tasting Luxury River Wine Cruise to Burgundy and Provence is an all-inclusive 8-day vacation April 6 -13, 2014.  Visit the Thumbprint Cellars tour page for details on booking this group tour. Indulge in […]

Supper Club at Chuan Lu Garden

Supper Club at Chuan Lu Garden

Fraught with anticipation, I entered through the back door of Ginza as instructed in the Scott Joseph reservation. I’m always a bit anxious attending these events because I usually go solo, but per usual, I was super excited for Supper Club. Any array of dinner […]

The Weekend: Tibby’s Crawfish Boil

The Weekend: Tibby’s Crawfish Boil

Thursday May 16th – Sunday May 19th Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen is celebrating the prime of seafood season with their 2nd annual Crawfish Boil by shipping a whopping 700 pounds of crawfish in from their suppliers in New Orleans.  You DO NOT want to miss […]

Anthony Bourdain: Guts And Glory Tour

Anthony Bourdain: Guts And Glory Tour

  Image: Bourdain Guts and Glory Wildly (not a typo) known for his egregious food escapades, Chef Anthony Bourdain takes on his first annual Guts and Glory Tour through our good ‘ole North American states. His globe trotting food and culture binges range from eclectic metropolitan cities such […]

Uptown Art Expo: A Feast for Your Senses

Uptown Art Expo: A Feast for Your Senses

Cranes Roost Park Saturday, Feb. 16th 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday, Feb. 17th 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Uptown Art Expo showcases art, color, music, and food. The streets and boardwalk along the lake are perfect for a leisurely stroll through fine arts […]

Dine About Town: San Francisco

Dine About Town: San Francisco

Enjoy Dine About Town January 15 – 31 $18.95 lunch | $36.95 dinner 2 or 3 courses Here’s the info you need: Participating Restaurants and Menus Browse and book at Open Table Click within the map below to see the restaurants’ Google+ reviews and Zagat […]

NYC Restaurant Week

NYC Restaurant Week

Enjoy NYC Restaurant Week  January 13 – February 8th $25 lunch | $38 dinner 3 courses Here’s the info you need: Participating Restaurants Browse and book at Open Table  

Pigs & Pinot: An Annual Sonoma Event

Pigs & Pinot: An Annual Sonoma Event

Photo: Hotel Healdsburg Pigs & Pinot If you’ve ever doubted the decadence of pork could pair eloquently with wine, here is your opportunity to melt all fears. Charlie Palmer’s Pigs & Pinot celebration deserves a spot on your calendar this and every spring. March 23rd will kick-off […]

Beer vs. Wine Dinner at Cask & Larder

Beer vs. Wine Dinner at Cask & Larder

Sunday December 9, 5:30 p.m. at Cask & Larder Brewmaster Ron Raike and wine director Chad Doss will pair beer AND wines with a special four-course dinner for only $75 (plus tax and tip). Complete menu at www.caskandlarder.com. In case you haven’t heard, they brew on […]

Cayman Cookout

Cayman Cookout

Each year the Cayman Islands hosts a blow out food and wine event: The Cayman Cookout. Dubbed the Caribbean’s premier culinary event, the best of the best, the who’s who gather annually to present the foodie world 26 chefs, 9 wine experts, star guests and sponsors with a […]

San Francisco Street Food Festival

San Francisco Street Food Festival

This August, La Cocina proudly sponsored the fourth edition of the San Francisco Street Food Festival; a festival that brings micro-entrepreneurs, informal food vendors and renowned chefs together to celebrate and promote great street food, true entrepreneurial spirit and vibrant communities here in the Bay Area. Once […]