Upcoming Events

August Classes

Shop & Cook: Union Square Farmer's Market

Shop & Cook: Union Square Farmer's Market


We wend our way through NYC's most famous Greenmarket, identifying the various local vegetables and fruits, learn how to pick them, then return to the restaurant and learn how to cook it all!

August 3rd, 2019
11:00am
Shop & Cook: Chinatown for Thai Ingredients

Shop & Cook: Chinatown for Thai Ingredients


Southeast Asian spices and ingredients can be daunting - Lemongrass, Kaffir Lime Leaves, Galangal, Palm Sugar, Fish Sauce and Curry Paste - but no more! We'll meet in Chinatown and shop at our favorite stores to get all the ingredients to cook Shrimp Tom Kha Gai, Chicken Green Curry, Coconut Rice, Pad Thai, and Green Papaya Salad.

August 4th, 2019
11:00am
Knife Skills

Knife Skills


The most important skill in the kitchen before heading to the stove—it’ll change your life! Learn to slice and dice like a pro. We discuss which knives you really need; how to hold a knife for efficiency, speed and safety; what it means to sharpen versus hone; how to use your honing steel; and a magical way to get the garlic smell off your fingers. We’ll make Couscous Salad with Roasted Vegetables, Provençale Stuffed Tomatoes, and Caramelized Peaches from the fruits of your labor!

August 4th, 2019
5:00pm
Mocktails: The Art of the Spritz

Mocktails: The Art of the Spritz


Nothing says summer refreshment like the Spritz, and they make the perfect mocktail. In this mixology class, we will create 4 mocktails together then let you riff on your own to make 2 personalized ones. All mocktails can be modified to make cocktails. 

August 7th, 2019
6:30pm
Asian Dumplings

Asian Dumplings


Every culture has a version of dumplings and they are all SO delicious! We'll make fresh dumpling dough and then some of our favorites from Asia:  Japanese Gyoza, Tibetian Momo, Indian Samosas, Shanghai Soup Dumplings.

August 8th, 2019
6:30pm
Date Night: Homemade Pasta for Couples

Date Night: Homemade Pasta for Couples


When you bite into fresh, homemade pasta, there's that pause when you just can't help but stop talking and savor its deliciousness. How can two ingredients taste so sublime?  Well, they do.

August 9th, 2019
7:00pm
Sushi Basics

Sushi Basics


You love to eat it, now make it yourself! Learn the necessary ingredients and equipment, where to buy them and then roll, roll, roll! We focus on norimaki: uramaki, temaki, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.

August 10th, 2019
11:00am
Technique: Pâte à Choux

Technique: Pâte à Choux


We'll focus on the technique of making one of the most versatile pastry doughs in classic French cuisine: pâte à choux. We'll make Gougères (different flavors), Profiteroles (aka Cream Puffs) and Eclairs, and of course their classic fillings!

August 10th, 2019
3:00pm
BBQ & Grill Primer

BBQ & Grill Primer


It's peak BBQ and grilling! We'll make Chipotle Grilled Shrimp, Easy BBQ Pork Chops, Grilled Sea Bass with Ramp Pesto, served with Coleslaw, New Potato Salad and Strawberry Shortcake.

August 11th, 2019
12:00pm
The Secrets of Cooking Ramen at Home

The Secrets of Cooking Ramen at Home


The depth and complexity of texture and flavor are what make ramen so alluring. Learn how to make various broths, perfect jammy eggs, and the knife skills to finely slice vegetables and garnishes. This is not the ramen of your college dorm room!

August 11th, 2019
5:00pm
Wine Wednesday! Tasting: Wines from Italy to Beat the Heat

Wine Wednesday! Tasting: Wines from Italy to Beat the Heat


Sit back and relax while chef-owner and certified sommelier Abigail Hitchcock teaches you about swirling, sniffing, terroir and finish. Six ridiculously quaffable, entirely refreshing wines from around Italy, served with Murray’s Cheese and antipasto.

August 14th, 2019
6:30pm
Sushi Basics

Sushi Basics


You love to eat it, now make it yourself! Learn the necessary ingredients and equipment, where to buy them and then roll, roll, roll! We focus on norimaki: uramaki, temaki, gunkan maki using vegetables, tuna, salmon, and fish roe.

August 14th, 2019
6:30pm
iTacos y Tequila!

iTacos y Tequila!


You’re invited to our Mexican taco fest! We’ll make Homemade Tortillas, Guacamole, Salsa Verde de Tomatillos, Salsa Pasilla, and prepare various fillings and fixin’s including Nopales (cactus), Camarones (shrimp), Pollo (chicken), and Carnitas (pork). And, of course, margaritas to accompany. ¡Olé! 

August 15th, 2019
6:30pm
Date Night: A Middle Eastern (Vegan) Menu

Date Night: A Middle Eastern (Vegan) Menu


Healthy and light, yet substantial and filling. We'll make smoky Baba Ganoush, Hummus, Maram's Famous Falafel, Tahini Sauce, Toum, Pickled Turnips, and assorted traditional vegetables.

August 16th, 2019
7:00pm
Shop & Cook: Union Square Farmer's Market

Shop & Cook: Union Square Farmer's Market


We wend our way through NYC's most famous Greenmarket, identifying the various local vegetables and fruits, learn how to pick them, then return to the restaurant and learn how to cook it all!

August 17th, 2019
11:00am
Technique: Summertime Pizza

Technique: Summertime Pizza


Some call Pizza the perfect food, but how do you make the perfect food, well, perfect? We'll make and work with a quick dough and make simple but delicious toppings in this comprehensive class.

August 17th, 2019
4:00pm
Lobster Lunch: A Taste of Maine in Greenwich Village

Lobster Lunch: A Taste of Maine in Greenwich Village


Can you smell the crisp clean air, the pine, and the saline of the frigid coastal waters?  Maybe not.  We’ll pretend we’re up in Maine and make Lobster Rolls, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Corn on the Cob, and Blueberry Pie.

August 18th, 2019
12:00pm
Better Cooking: Secrets from a Restaurant Kitchen

Better Cooking: Secrets from a Restaurant Kitchen


Which pans, knives, gadgets do you really need? How should you stock your pantry? How can you organize your fridge like a chef? What can you prepare ahead? Timing—the bane of every home cook’s mealtime: what can hold or be reheated? What can’t? How can you tell if something must be thrown out or is merely under a controlled fermentation? We will reveal all these secrets while we cook together in this class! 

August 18th, 2019
4:00pm
Wine Wednesday! Tasting: White Wines from France to Beat the Heat

Wine Wednesday! Tasting: White Wines from France to Beat the Heat


Sit back and relax while chef-owner and certified sommelier Abigail Hitchcock teaches you about swirling, sniffing, terroir and finish. Six ridiculously quaffable, entirely refreshing white wines from around France, with Murray’s Cheese and hors d’oeuvre to pair.

August 21st, 2019
6:30pm
Knife Skills

Knife Skills


The most important skill in the kitchen before heading to the stove—it’ll change your life! Learn to slice and dice like a pro. We discuss which knives you really need; how to hold a knife for efficiency, speed and safety; what it means to sharpen versus hone; how to use your honing steel; and a magical way to get the garlic smell off your fingers. We’ll make Couscous Salad with Roasted Vegetables, Provençale Stuffed Tomatoes, and Caramelized Peaches from the fruits of your labor!

August 21st, 2019
6:30pm
Summer Weeknight Dinners

Summer Weeknight Dinners


These quick and healthy dinners require little or no cooking and are on the table in under 30 minutes to help keep you satisfied and cool at the same time!

August 22nd, 2019
6:30pm
Date Night: An Evening in the Greek Isles

Date Night: An Evening in the Greek Isles


Join for an evening in the Mediterranean! We’ll make Horiatiki (Greek Salad with Feta, Olives, Tomatoes, Peppers and Onions), Grilled Bronzini, Grilled Lamb Chops, Cucumber Dill Tzatziki with Grilled Pita, Briam (Greek ratatouille), and, for dessert, Baklava.

August 23rd, 2019
7:00pm
Shop & Cook: Chinatown for Thai Ingredients

Shop & Cook: Chinatown for Thai Ingredients


Southeast Asian spices and ingredients can be daunting - Lemongrass, Kaffir Lime Leaves, Galangal, Palm Sugar, Fish Sauce and Curry Paste - but no more! We'll meet in Chinatown and shop at our favorite stores to get all the ingredients to cook Shrimp Tom Kha Gai, Chicken Green Curry, Coconut Rice, Pad Thai, and Green Papaya Salad.

August 24th, 2019
11:00am
Wine Wednesday! Tasting: Wines from Portugal to Beat the Heat

Wine Wednesday! Tasting: Wines from Portugal to Beat the Heat


Sit back and relax while chef-owner and certified sommelier Abigail Hitchcock teaches you about swirling, sniffing, terroir and finish. Six ridiculously quaffable, entirely refreshing wines from around Portugal, with Murray’s Cheese and petiscos to pair.

August 28th, 2019
6:30pm
Vietnamese Menu: Spotlight

Vietnamese Menu: Spotlight


The depth and complexity of texture and flavor are what make pho so alluring. In this summery class we'll make Vegetable Summer Rolls, Pork & Shirmp Dumplings and Beef Pho including the rich bone broth from scratch. Che Chuoi (Vietnamese Tapioca Banana Pudding) for dessert! 

August 29th, 2019
6:30pm
Summer al Fresco Menu for Couples

Summer al Fresco Menu for Couples


Enjoy a relaxing Friday in the Village with our market menu perfect for a summer’s eve: Smokey Eggplant Salad with Garlic and Herbs, Grilled Hanger Steak with Onions and Chimichurri Sauce, Market Veggies and Berries Sabayon.

August 30th, 2019
7:00pm
Shop & Cook: Indian Market for Spices

Shop & Cook: Indian Market for Spices


Having fresh spices and understanding how to use them, will transform the way you cook. We’ll meet at one of our favorite Indian markets to peruse the spices and ingredients to make an Indian menu.  Back in the kitchen, we’ll make Cauliflower Pakora, Spinach & Potato Samosas, Chicken Korma, Basmati Pilaf, Curried Peas, Mango Chutney and Raita.

August 31st, 2019
11:00am