Our Guide to This Week: July 11, 2016


What We’re Doing:


Monday: The Brooklyn Historical Society is showing King Corn, a documentary that looks at how government subsidies have led to corn’s ubiquity.

Tuesday: Want to have a feast while supporting a great cause? Head to the Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm for a dinner by chef duo Zahra Tangorra and Jennie Lupo to benefit The Youth Farm.

Wednesday: New York and New Jersey are going to battle it out for craft beer supremacy at The Green Space.

Thursday: Enjoy cocktails and a performance at Juilliard Night at Cooper Hewitt.

Friday: Pick up your Good Beer Passport for deals on brews throughout July, which is Good Beer Month.

Saturday: Spoon University’s Brainfood 2016 conference for young food-pro hopefuls is going down at 404. Our editor, Ariel Lauren Wilson, will be speaking!

Sunday: Vendy Plaza brings the best mobile food vendors to East Harlem for deliciously fun Sundays at La Marqueta.

Coming Soon: We’ve got Good Beer this month—make sure to get your tickets! Hopping the LIRR or Hampton Jitney in August? Don’t miss our Food Truck Derby, taking place on the East End.

Stories We’re Reading:

The Good Food Awards are open for entry through July 31!

The Center for Jewish History has an exhibit on Jewish cookbooks running through September.

The Culinary Institute of America has launched a new event series called Foodbiz+.

There’s a garden on the roof at JFK, and Gothamist has a video tour.

Jamaican beef patties are a Crown Heights staple, and now they’ve been commemorated in a sneaker by FILA.

Can food-sharing apps continue operating even though they skirt the law?

Feeds We’re Following:


GrowNYC has Fresh Food Boxes available for pickup throughout the city.

Raaka Chocolate’s July bar is piña colada!


Van Leeuwen Ice Cream has partnered with Masienda for access to incredible Mexican non-GMO corn to use in their summer flavor.

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