Something I Ate Food + Art
Artists document 7 days of eating via collaborations with chef Sam Kim of Skimkim Foods. With food from Asia Dog, Tin Mustard, Samplrs, Regal Vegan and My Sweet Mexican (La Newyorkina‘s sweet new spinoff). Tunes by Dances With White Girls. Cocktails too. Tickets here
Kelly Geary of Sweet Deliverance welcomes San Francisco superstar chefs James LaLonde and Ryoji Kajikawa for a Brooklyn edition of their popular pop-up. The Japan-meets-California menu includes sake-steamed clams, Japanese fried chicken, and seasonal ramen, among other delights, plus beer, sake, and persimmon cocktails. The bicoastal feast will only be in town for three nights, so get tickets here.
Friday November 18, Saturday November 19 and Monday November 21 at 8pm at 1287 Atlantic Ave between Nostrand and New York Aves (Bed-Stuy). $90.
Last Outdoor Flea and Smorgasburg
After this weekend, the Brooklyn Flea will be heading indoors for the winter, so it’s your last chance to enjoy your favorite market vendors alfresco. After that, the Flea moves to Skylight One Hanson, and starting December 4, Smorgasburg will morph into Smorgasbrewery: a rotating cast of five Smorg vendors setting up shop inside the Brooklyn Brewery.
Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20 at 176 Lafayette Ave at Vanderbilt Ave (Fort Greene) and East River Waterfront at N 6th St (Williamsburg)
61 Local Thanksgiving Party
61 Local gives us another reason to give thanks with an all-day celebration of the harvest holiday. You’ll find a cornucopia of locally-made goodness from the likes of Red Hook Winery, Brooklyn Soda Works, and Mast Brothers Chocolate.
Saturday, November 19 at 61 Bergen Street between Court and Smith Streets (Cobble Hill)
Farm Market and Thanksgiving Potluck
The regular season has ended, but Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is reopening for one day only to help you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast. Pick up some farm-fresh herbs to spice up your stuffing and bring a dish or two to share in a neighborly potluck.
Sunday, November 20 at 44 Eagle Street between West and Franklin Sts (Greenpoint)
Brooklyn Chili Takedown
The weather’s starting to get cooler, so this spicy return of The Takedowns to the The Bell House couldn’t be better timed. The only rule is there are no rules, which promises to produce some wacky and wonderful concoctions. There are still spots left, so email firstname.lastname@example.org to compete, or if you just want to taste, snag a ticket before they’re gone.
Sunday, November 20 at 2pm at 149 7th Street between 2nd and 3rd Aves (Gowanus). $15.
Eat Art: Beer and Art
The latest installment from Eat Art tackles the art of beer…and the beer of art. Bitter & Esters co-owner John LaPolla will delve into the history of beer and offer home brewing tips, and artist Eric Steen will talk about the use of beer in his work, which explores the social significance of drinking and brewing. Buy tickets here.
Sunday, November 20 from 4:30 to 6:30pm at 700 Washington Ave between St Marks Ave and Prospect Pl (Prospect Heights). $65.
Brooklyn Brewery: The Director’s Cut
What’s better than dinner and a movie? A dinner-movie-and-beer extravaganza, courtesy of the Nitehawk Cinema and the Brooklyn Brewery. Brewmaster Garrett Oliver, chef Saul Bolton, and film editor John Woods will craft a five-act dinner and show, each course carefully matched with a beer pairing and a film clip. Check out the full menu and buy tickets here.
Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30pm at 136 Metropolitan Ave between Berry St and Wythe Ave (Williamsburg). $90.