What We’re Doing:
[Sponsored] Hungry for San Diego? @ubknyc is serving up "The Rad San Diego Sunset Party" every Monday night this summer. It's all about the So Cal lifestyle and features a menu including (starting in upper left corner and moving clockwise) fish tacos, duck taquitos, Union Oyster po’ boy sliders, and drunken carne asada tacos. And of course, there will be drink specials, too ?
Monday: Get to Union Bar & Kitchen for the Rad San Diego Sunset Surf Party.
Tuesday: Uncubed Live—“exclusive evening of dinner, drinks, and skills-focused talks led by leaders at BuzzFeed, Vimeo, VICE, and more”—is happening at Astor Center. Edible readers get 20 percent off with code EDIBLE.
Wednesday: It’s another installment of the Craft Beer Jam at the Greene Space with WNYC. This one is all about beers looking to the 18th century for inspiration.
Thursday: The Three Nights, Three Chefs series gives all its proceeds to City Harvest, so go have a meal by the likes of Marcus Samuelsson.
Friday: Check out the Summer Film Screening Series curated by Brooklyn Fire Proof while enjoying food and drinks from Terra Firma.
Saturday: Head out east for Dan’s Taste of Two Forks, where you can get a sample of everything the East End of Long Island has to offer.
Sunday: The Pop Up Fair at World Financial Center brings together a lineup of local entrepreneurs that you won’t want to miss.
Coming Soon: We’ve got Good Beer this month—make sure to get your tickets! Hopping the LIRR or Hampton Jitney in August? Don’t miss our Food Truck Derby, taking place on the East End.
Stories We’re Reading:
Civil Eats had leaders of color in the food movement discuss why structural racism is a food justice issue.
The documentary Ants on a Shrimp, about Noma chef René Redzepi, comes to IFC Center on July 29. Watch the trailer above.
National Geographic on what you need to know about the water wars.
In the Times, the story of a 75-year-old cheese.
The author of The Ethnic Restaurateur talked to Splendid Table about the acceptance of new foods.
Feeds We’re Following:
Our editor @ariellauren recently took a North Carolina food- and drink-themed road trip. NC-based Bit & Grain joined her for part of the trip and keeps a very stellar Insta feed. Headed down South or not, you should follow.
David Chang’s new delivery app, Ando, has launched.
Peaceful Provisions is a new vegan bakery making, among other things, rainbow cookie doughnuts—and we have to try them.
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Stagg Jam & Marmalade has a recipe for cherry chai pop tarts that looks like a great, simple baking project.