Some upcoming, mouth-watering events …
Meatopia: BBQ NYC
July 11, Governor’s Island, 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
What could be better on a hot summer’s day than BBQ & Beer? Everybody’s welcome to “The Woodstock of Edible Animals,” featuring a number of champion chefs and celebrating Good Beer Month.
Betty Fussell will be there as one of the official judges of the BBQ, and one of the unofficial judges of the beer. Support good meat and craft beers with the help of Slow Food NYC and the Good Beer Seal of Approval. Raindate is July 18.
Eat This Film series
July 14, 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson St., NYC, 7:30 pm.
Eat This Film series presents “Cooking History,” a brilliantly original documentary on food and war by Slovakian film director Peter Kerekes.
Betty Fussell, food historian, and Ray DeStefano, army vet and expert butcher at Walmir Meat, Inc., in the Gansevoort Meat Market, will lead audience discussion into the guts of war and our primeval need for meat and bread. Presented by Edible Manhattan and Reverse Shot.