Kelso Beer Night
Park Slope’s Fornino spotlights brews from Kelso in this five-course pairing dinner. The hearty menu includes polenta fries and crispy green beans paired with IPA, and hanger steak with broccoli rabe and tomato oil paired with their new smoky rauchbier. Reserve a spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, February 9 at 7pm at Fornino, 256 5th Ave between Carroll St and Garfield Pl (Park Slope). $45.
Sweet Deliverance & Underground Food Collective
Madison, Wisconsin’s roving supper club Underground Food Collective returns to Sweet Deliverance for another weekend. You’ll have three chances for a spot at the seasonal, family-style feast, which includes one cocktail. Snag tickets here.
Friday, February 10, Saturday, February 11 and Monday February 13 at 7pm at Sweet Deliverance, 1285 Atlantic Ave between Nostrand and New York Aves (Bed-Stuy). $65.
True Blood Cajun Valentine’s Day at Brucie
Brucie is already a cozy date spot, and for V-day they’re giving you even more reason to wine and dine your significant other with special treats inspired by the HBO show, True Blood. The menu is TBD, but offerings will be a la carte, and you can make a reservation by emailing email@example.com.
Tuesday, February 14 from 5 to 10pm at Brucie, 234 Court St between Baltic and Kane Sts (Cobble Hill)
Small Batch Whiskeys
Part Two of Sycamore‘s winter tasting series focuses on brown spirits. Drew Kulsveen of Kentucky Bourbon Distillers and Chris Hiatt of Slope Cellars will walk you through a sampling of small-batch whiskeys, accompanied by snacks from Market & Mimi’s. Sign up here.
Monday, February 20 from 8 to 10 pm at Sycamore, 1118 Cortelyou Rd between Stratford and Westminster Rds (Ditmas Park). $30.
Beer & Cheese Rules
Breukelen Bier Merchants teams up with the Joy of Cheese to celebrate the dynamic duo: cheese and beer. With the guidance of the Joy of Cheese’s Martin Johnson and Maggie Fuller of 12% Imports, you’ll sample six Belgian brews, each paired with a hand-selected cheese that complements its unique flavors. To reserve a spot, get tickets.
Tuesday, February 21 from 7:30 to 9pm at Breukelen Bier Merchants, 182 Grand Street between Bedford and Driggs Aves (Williamsburg). $35
How to…Slice It!
The next gathering in the how-to series from Edible Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Brewery is all about meat, with local butchers and purveyors sharing their wisdom on slicing, curing, and other meat-centric skills. Speakers include reps from Fleisher’s and Brooklyn Cured. Get tickets here.
Wednesday, February 22 from 7:30 to 10pm at Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N 11th St between Berry St and Wythe Ave (Williamsburg). $5.
Trade Up! Kitchen Swap
Upgrade your pantry at this bartering bazaar, hosted by Brooklyn Based. Any unused item in good condition is fair game: appliances, utensils, spices, cookbooks, even homemade goodies. Admission is free for new subscribers (and current subscribers who bring a friend). Read more details and RSVP on Facebook.
Thursday, February 23 from 7:30 to 9:30pm at Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N 11th St between Berry St and Wythe Ave (Williamsburg)
Beer for Beasts
The second annual edition of this event (benefiting The Humane Society of New York City) may still be two months away, but tickets are already selling like hotcakes. Hosted by Sixpoint and BeerAdvocate, the charitable fete brings craft brews, food from the likes of Calexico and Big Gay Ice Cream, and live entertainment to The Bell House for a good cause. Read more and get tickets here.
Saturday, March 31 at The Bell House, 149 7th St between 2nd and 3rd Aves (Gowanus). Two sessions: 1-5pm and 6-10pm. $60.