Brooklyn IPA Fest, September 14
IPA lovers shouldn’t miss this festival devoted to hoppy brews. With over 187 beers (and counting) from 56 independent craft brewers, there’s sure to be something for everyone, whether your IPA tastes run bitter, malty, juicy, sour, or hazy. Pair your pours with food from Anton’s Dumplings, Down Under Bakery Pies, STUF’D Sandwiches, and the High Roller Lobster Co.
Brooklyn Expo Center. General Admission $65, VIP sold out.
LIC Flea and Food Fall Festival, September 14 & 15
Take the train to Queens’ largest outdoor market to enjoy international foods, local beers, and waterfront views while you browse for flea market treasures. One stall definitely worth checking out: Yun Hai Taiwanese Pantry sells traditionally fermented soy sauce, along with other sauces, spices, and fresh foods.
5-25 46th Avenue, LIC. Free admission.
Our Vegan Dinner with Millicent Souris, September 13
Chef, writer, and editor Millicent Souris will be serving a three-course vegan dinner inspired by the bounty of late-summer farmers’ markets. Think tomatoes and bright mediterranean flavors—her menu promises a savoury pissaladière tart, followed by ratatouille and stonefruit clafoutis. Choose from two dinner sittings, at 6:30 or 8:30 pm.
Archestratus Books + Foods. Tickets $30. More info:
TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint, September 15
North Brooklyn’s annual outdoor food festival returns for its tenth year, with food and drinks from over 40 local restaurants, bars, breweries, and wineries. In addition to all the delicious bites and sips, there will be games for the whole family, plus face-painting, crafts, and sports provided by the Greenpoint YMCA. Proceeds from the festival go towards the renovation and re-opening of the Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center, a hub for events, classes, and neighborhood social justice organizations.
Williamsburg Waterfront. General admission $60, VIP $110.