I will probably not be able to make either of these as I'll be in Connecticut for a family funeral (everything's okay) but if I were here I would be highly torn between these two events:
The 14th Street Y Presents:
KOSHER-STYLE COUNTY FAIR
One Cup Exploration, a Dash of Cook-Off, One Tablespoon Sideshow and a Pinch of Taste Temptations!
Showcasing artists and performers who will creatively explore themes of food and kashrut , or keeping kosher: from Kosher Sword Swallowing to Kosher Naked Sushi; from the first NYC Amateur Kosher Hot Dog Eating Championship to Confessions of an Israeli Hummus Addict.
Bring your bib and fat pants because Heeb Magazine's Food Issue, an all-you-can-eat extravaganza will be available, www.heebmagazine.com. Plus, a kugel cook-off contest judged by "Mr. & Ms. JewSA" 2006, Noam Dolgin and Ariel Woah! Hosted by the delicious Bex Schwartz with spicy jams by Adira Amram.
Wednesday, November29, 2006
Reception 7PM, Show 8PM, $8
14th Street Y: 344 East 14th Street @ 1st Ave, www.14StreetY.org
Happy Ending Reading Series
hosted by Amanda Stern
Wednesday (12.13.06): Come and hear LEANNE SHAPTON, MARCELLUS HALL and CHRIS LEO. With music from JENNIFER O CONNOR.
Happy Ending Bar
302 Broome Street
Between Forsyth and Eldridge
Look for a hot pink awning with the words Health Club on it
J,M,Z,F to Delancey
B,D to Grand Street