Friday, November 6, 2009

November Events

A listing of all the fun vegetarian-friendly and eco themed events going on in NYC this November:

Friday, November 6th through Sunday, November 7th

Cook. Eat. Drink. Live.- at La Venue, 608 W. 26th Street, $65. Uber foodie event that spans three days with modern cuisine and wines from across the globe.

Tuesday, November 10th

Green Drinks NYC-
6pm to 10pm at The Park, 118 10th Avenue at W. 18th Street, $15 at the door. This monthly meetup is sure to have green networkers on their feet- they're presenting singer-songwriter Mikey Wax.

Food Writing Forum with Judith Jones- 6:30pm at New School University, 66 W. 12th Street, room 510, $5. The VP of publishing house Alfred A. Knopf and published cookbook author, Judith Jones, reads from her new book, The Pleasures of Cooking for One.

Wednesday, November 11th

Fowl Play Screening presented by Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and Mercy for Animals- 6pm to 9pm at NYU Law School, Furman Hall Room 216. A free screening of the award-winning documentary Fowl Play with free vegan food.

Thursday, November 12th

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Sides That Even Carnivores Will Love- 6pm to 9:30pm at Whole Foods Bowery Culinary Center, 95 E. Houston Street. $65. We all say we don't care about those carnivores at our holiday table, but in reality, we vegetarians and vegans love taking the opportunity to showcase great meat-free food! Learn some new Thanksgiving recipes at this hands-on demo.

Saturday, November 14th

Veggie Conquest- 7pm in Flatiron District, $20. Because everyone loves competition! A new, monthly vegan cooking challenge requiring contestants to utilize a secret ingredient, and for spectators to come with an open mind. This sounds awesome!

Tuesday, November 17th

The Green Salon- 5:30pm at Klavierhaus, 211 W. 58th Street, $20 tax deductible admission. Part of an ongoing discussion series on energy efficiency, the topic on the table is the new environmental markets, plus featured piano selections, networking, and Q&As on this interesting topic!

Thursday, November 19th

Center for Communication at the New School: The High Cost of Cheap Food- Theresa Lang Community and Student Center at Arnhold Hall, 55 W. 13th Street, 2nd Floor. A screening of the documentary Food Inc, followed by a panel of food scholars and activists which include Peter Pringle, author of Food Inc, and Marion Nestle, NYU professor and author of Food Politics. Should be a fascinating discussion!

VeganDrinks- 7pm to 9pm at Angels & Kings, 500 E. 11th Street. A monthly social networking event with drink specials and vegans galore!

Sunday, November 22nd

New Amsterdam Market- 11am to 4pm at South Street Seaport between Beekman Street and Peck Slip. It's like the ultimate farmer's market. With over 80 vendors that sell directly from their farms or wineries, you'll find some of the best in local, fresh produce along with cheeses, jams, pickles, and olive oils.

Thursday, November 26th

Thanksgiving Day- encouraging Obama to pardon ALL turkeys isn't the only thing to do on Turkey Day! Be sure to check your local vegetarian/vegan meetup groups for fun, ethical Thanksgiving eats, and be sure to keeping checking this blog for some delicious holiday recipes!

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