Housing Works? Enjoy A 4-Course Feast

La Newyorkina’s mango chili paleta

We’re always on the lookout for interesting food-related activities…and there’s one tonight that includes a Vendy Award Best Dessert Finalist. That’s what put it on our radar.

The Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in Soho is hosting 4 food-related authors in a program called DISH, described as a “sumptuous 4-course feast of readings and stories.”

Click through for all the delicious details.

From the Housing Works website: DISH is sumptuous 4-course feast of readings and stories, as told by New York’s hottest chefs, restauranteurs, mixologists, food authors, bloggers and critics, presented by Kimberly M. Wetherell of Spirited and David Gutowski of Largehearted Boy.

APERITIF: Tim Federle, author, reads from his hilarious literary cocktail bookTequila Mockingbird.

APPETIZER: Holly Howard, small business consultant, discusses the ins and out of the food-based business world.

ENTREE: Jennifer Perillo, food blogger (In Jennie’s Kitchen), introduces her new cookbook Jennie’s Homemade with Love.

DESSERT: Fany Gerson, AKA “La Newyorkina”, chats about life as one of NYC’s favorite street food vendors and shares tips from her two cookbooks, My Sweet Mexico and PaletasI.

AND… bring a recipe to share for New York City’s only (we think) recipe swap!!

All proceeds from the event will benefit the programs of Housing Works to assist men, women, and children living with or affected by homelessness and HIV/AIDS.

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10012

While this event is technically free, they describe it as a “$5 (STRONGLY) SUGGESTED DONATION”. (Don’t make them kneecap you, you cheap bastard!)



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