Top 5 Food Events This Weekend
Rebecca Marx Learn to make your own mozz on Saturday, though it might not be as pretty as Di Palo's.
Friday, May 10
Prohibition Era Cocktail Cruise
Channel your inner Gatsby and set sail on the Hudson River tonight. Local distillers will divulge secret cocktail recipes and all guests will enjoy old-time classics like a whiskey-based Swizzle and a classic Manhattan. 1920's dress is encouraged. Purchase $74 tickets at Prohibition Era Cocktails, and arrive at Pier 62 before 10 p.m. 62 Chelsea Piers; 646-336-5270
Chelsea Triangle French Market Reopens
The Chelsea Triangle French Market reopens today at 4 p.m. and will offer fresh and local produce, cheeses, honey, and artisan baked goods from 4 to 8 p.m. The market will run until the end of November. Ninth Ave. between 14th St. and 15th St.
Saturday, May 11
Beer Balls: Meatball and Craft Beer Festival
Get Real Beer presents its second annual Beer Balls festival at Alewife. A $40 ticket gets you unlimited beer tastings from 30 breweries and up to 10 meatball samples. Come at either noon or 4 p.m. 5-14 51st Ave., Queens; 718-937-7494
Mozzarella Making Class
Make mozzarella at the LaunchPad Art Space at 1 p.m.. Entrance is $35, and all materials and drinks will be provided. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. 721 Franklin Ave., Brooklyn; 646-494-7211
La Spinetta Wine Class
Head to the Jakewalk at 1 p.m. for a rare Italian wine class with La Spinetta. The class will offer six wines paired with cheese and charcuterie. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Eventbrite.com. 282 Smith St., Brooklyn; 347-599-0294