Ready your taste buds for a Brooklyn Chilli Cook-Off at 1000 £ Bend on Saturday, May 25 from 11 am to 4 pm. Circumnavigate a world of chilli spoonful by spoonful, then help crown the victor. There will also be plenty of Brooklyn Brewery beer to wash everything down and level the playing field. Enjoy!
On Saturday, May 25 from 5-6:30 pm, Whisky & Alement will present a tour through what they love most about Brooklyn. A representative from Brooklyn Brewery will be there to discuss our history and our beers, and the evening will also feature charcuterie and rare whisky and beer pairings. Tickets are only $60, so be sure to get yours soon.
The planet’s premier amateur cook-off competition, The Food Experiments returns to Sweden for a flavor-packed soirée featuring homemade tacos from the nations’s “finest, most committed, passionate, intense, and possibly craziest home chefs”. Tickets to the Swedish Taco Experiment (at Debaser Slussen) include a complimentary Brooklyn beer, unlimited samples, and the chance to vote along with a panel of professional judges to crown the next cook-off king or queen of Sweden. Aside from cash and a bundle of cooking equipment, winners receive a lifetime supply of Culinary Glory.
From the Food Experiments: ”After last year’s successful Swedish Chili Experiment, the Food Experiments are extremely excited to return to Stockholm. Theo Peck and Nick Suarez, the team behind the Experiments, cannot wait to present the second annual Swedish TACO Experiment… The tacos will range from the savory to the sweet. You’ll see it all: Pork Tacos, Fish Tacos, Swedish Tacos, Ice Cream Tacos, Fermented Tacos, Reindeer Tacos, etc… You may never look at tacos the same way.”
Join the Tenement Museum for their regular Culinary Conversations. The series examines the food, recipes and cultures that surround New York City. Keep an eye here or on the Culinary Conversations page to find out about different sessions and purchase tickets. Find out about this week’s program (and future programs) below:
EAT THE CITY: FARMING THE FIVE BOROUGHS
MAY 28TH, 2013, 6:30 PM
On rooftops, in vacant lots and warehouses, New Yorkers are planting and harvesting a bounty of city-grown crops. A roundtable of local farmers, led by Eat the City author Robin Shulman, discuss the challenges and rewards of growing food in the most urban of environments. A tasting menu, prepared from local produce, will be served.
TORRISI ITALIAN SPECIALTIES
JUNE 19TH, 2013, 6:30 PM
Dubbed the “future of Italian food in America” by the NY Times, Chefs Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone of Torrisi Italian Specialtieschannel the eclectic immigrant flavors of Chinatown, the Lower East Side and Little Italy into their distinctly local take on Italian-American cuisine. Mitchell Davis, VP of the James Beard House, joins to tackle the question of what it means to cook “Italian” in today’s New York. A tasting will follow the discussion.
Join Brooklyn Brewery’s Chris Cortina for a tasting at Common Market Southend on Thursday, May 30 from 6-7 pm. The beer list has not yet been released, but keep an eye here for details as they develop. And hey, it’s free beer tastings from us-we wouldn’t lead you astray.
Round up the gang and come out to Rockwell Tavern on Thursday, May 30th as they host Brooklyn Brewery Night. They will have Silver Anniversary Lager and Summer Ale, as added bonus buy a pint of Summer Ale and take the glass home with you.
Lace up and head down to The Brooklyn Brewery on the last Tuesday of the month at 8 pm for another Bags Away Brooklyn! Cornhole Tournament. Admission is $15 (or $5 for spectators), which puts you on a blind draw doubles team and spots you your first pint of Brooklyn beer. The winners take home $200, Brooklyn Brewery beer and other great prizes. You can also preregister by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will see you there!
Blues, Brews, and BBQ, what more can you ask for? Join us at the Mid Hudson Civic Center on Saturday, June 1 from 2pm – 6pm, for a great time with great music, beer and food. we will be serving Silver Anniversary Lager and Summer ale. Tickets are $36 when purchased in advance, and $46 at the door.
Fight the good fight alongside Brooklyn Brewery’s Greg Mohler at a new tap attack at Crunchy’s Bar and Grill on Wednesday, June 5 from 7-10 pm. We’ll need everyone we can get to fight against this gang of beers:
+ Brooklyn Lager
+ East India Pale Ale
+ Brown Ale
+ Pennant Ale
+ Sorachi Ace
+ Summer Ale
+ 25th Anniversary Lager
+ Vintage Monster Ale
+ Vintage Black Chocolate Stout
Head to Albert Square June 8-9 for a festival of mammoth proportions as Grillstock marks its first time in Manchester. Are you a barbecue fan? There’s enough real, slow-cooked ‘cue here to put you in a permanent food trance. Into music? Take this chance to indulge your eardrums by bathing them in a constant stream of excellent tunes. Love beer? Of course you do. Check out Brooklyn Brewery’s very own bar, and be there for the debut of the prophesied Brooklyn Tap Truck. Tickets are only £7.50 so there’s no excuse to miss out on this sensory overload of a soirée. We’ll see you there.