Although it feels like spring is beginning, it is indeed still technically February, and that means Valentine’s Day. Below are a few Edible-approved ways to woo this year. If you’re looking to plan your social calendar beyond the 14th, be sure to stay tuned to our Events Calendar to fill your dates. And if you got an event to add–from CSA meet-ups to farm schools to secret suppers–let us know.
The Guy’s Guide to Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Bowery Culinary Center On Tuesday, February 7th from 6 to 9 pm, let Julia Jaksic, Executive Chef of Employees Only, help dudes learn how to prepare an unforgettable meal for Valentine’s Day. You’ll get a crash course in basic cooking techniques, including slow-braising, roasting, and seasoning food the right way. On the menu? Winter Salad with Radicchio, Watercress and Blue Cheese; Beer-Braised Beef Short Ribs with Potato Purée and Roasted Cauliflower; Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake with Brandied Cream. It’s $50, reserve your spot here.
A Roanoke Vineyards Winery Dinner at the American Hotel in Sag Harbor: It’d be super romantic to take trip to Long Island’s lovely American Hotel, right? Roanoke Vineyards and The Grapes of Roth are hosting a four-course, $70 dinner paired with seven of their wines. It’s on February 9, so you can still go out in the city, too. RSVP at (631) 725-3535.
Good Spirits at 82 Mercer: In addition to V-Day and G-Day (Groundhog’sDay), February also marks the month for our first Good Spirits of the year. On February 28th from 6 to 9 pm, eat and drink your way around 82 Mercer in SoHo–judging from the size of the space, you won’t leave the event hungry. This year’s lineup of food and drink makers is especially stellar–learn more about it and buy a ticket right here.