food 04.25.14

Food Notes
the skint

The 3rd annual Village Voice Choice Streets Food Truck event takes place with over 20 food vendors on May 7 at the Intrepid, 7-11pm.


Italy Noble B's, Brunello di Montalcino, Barolo and Barbaresco, are featured at a tasting hosted by Zachys and wine critic James Suckling. Over 100 wines from 40+ producers, cheese and music. City Winery, May 6, 5:30-8:30pm, tickets are $99.


Back in stock at Gustiamo, the large cans of San Marzano tomatoes from Agro Nocerino-Sarnese in Campania. $6.90 for 28.2 ounces.




Pie Country is warming up the ovens for Mother's Day (May 11) and they need your order by May 3. Pies will be delivered locally along with a bunch of daffodils. Gluten-free options available, too.




If you've been to Paris without Patricia Wells' The Food Lover's Guide to Paris, you need a do-over. Sub-titled The Best Restaurants, Bistros, Cafes, Markets, Bakeries, and More, Ms. Wells is the best possible person to guide you to Gallic deliciousness. The fifth edition, fully updated, has just been published.




Heading to the Hamptions? Topping Rose House is having their pork and craft beer festival on May 3, 1-4pm, $100.












skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious


Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.



fri-sat 7:30pm: the found footage festival celebrates 10 years of sharing the best/weirdest/funniest videos discovered at garage sales and thrift stores across the country with a new live show at bamcinématek (fri) and anthology film archives (sat). $15.


fri 8pm (thru 5/4): morbid anatomy and coney island usa present the eighth annual congress for curious peoples, a 10-day series of lectures and performances culminating in a two day symposium. $15 admission to tonight's opening party at sideshows by the seashore includes a lagunitas beer.


fri-sun: the third annual food book fair satisfies your gastro-lit cravings with several events that are free-$15.


sat-sun 10am-6pm: the third annual nyc green festival takes over pier 94 with 300 eco-minded businesses, speakers, vegetarian + vegan cooking demos, more. $5-10 plus ticket fees here (reg. $10-20).


sat 11:45am-5pm: 50,000 march along madison ave from 39th st to 24th st for the annual nyc sikh parade. free vegetarian food + non-alcoholic beverages for all await at madison square park.


sat 12-4pm: the fifth annual new york city chili cookoff – the only one in nyc sanctioned by the international chili society – features tastings, live music, more. historic richmond town (staten island), $10 adv, $12 door.


sun 4pm doors, 5pm show (monthly thru june): filmmaker john landis (animal house, an american werewolf in london) joins lin-manuel miranda (author of broadway's in the heights) in introducing a screening of king kong (1933) at the united palace of cultural arts. bonus: wear a tux, get free popcorn. free (donations will be accepted for the venue's new screen fundraiser).




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