Fun Foodie Events This May in NYC

A freshly prepared dish from Karen Lee Cooking classes in NYC.

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If there’s one thing all New Yorkers have in common, it’s their love of food, am I right? From spring food festivals to tastings to cooking classes to being inspired to try new dishes in your very own kitchen, there’s certainly no shortage of food fun happening around the city this May! Below, we’ve rounded up a selection for every palette.

Learn How To Cook Fresh Organic Meals at Karen Lee Cooking

Sometimes we need a little motivation of fresh, organic, delicious meals we can easily prepare in our own Glenwood apartment kitchen. Enter: Karen Lee Cooking. Karen’s classes offer imaginative cooking tailor-made to the students who sign up. She personally shops for each meal, making sure each item is high quality and locally sourced.

Classes are small and intimate, and you can expect lots of one-on-one time with Karen. She’s written five cookbooks and has been featured in both the New York Times and Zagat, so you can be sure you’re in good hands!

The location is on the Upper West Side, 142 West End Avenue. This is ideal for Westside Glenwood residents looking to spice up their kitchen routine this spring, such as those living at Hawthorn Park.

  • Time: These classes happen once a month, the next two available are Wednesday, May 9th and Wednesday, June 6th
  • Price: Classes are $120
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Make The Perfect Tea-Time Or Breakfast Scones at Alice’s Tea Cup

Alice’s Tea Cup already has a cult following in NYC for their fabulous afternoon tea setup, including their delectable scones. So when the cooking school CoCuSocial announced they were hosting a scone making class at their Upper East Side location, we were all ears (and stomachs!)

During the class, you’ll get let in on all the secrets to mastering NYC’s most cherished scone recipe. Ingredients will be on hand to allow you to customize your scones however you please – both sweet and savory. After the scones have baked, you top them off with glazes!

This class is ideal for folks looking to master NYC’s best scones. Just think how your home-hosted afternoon teas and brunches will be the talk of the town from here on out! Classes are located at Alice’s Tea Cup, 220 East 81st Street. Absolutely perfect for Upper East Side Glenwood residents looking for a fun foodie event to attend, particularly those residing at The Marlowe.

  • Time: The next two classes are available Saturday, May 12th and Saturday, May 26th
  • Price: Classes are $42
A collection of fresh produce and vegetables at a farmers market in NYC.

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Navigate a Farmer’s Market and Cook a Fresh Meal with Shop & Cook At Camaje

Located Downtown, the small French-American Bistro doubles as a cooking school for interested New Yorkers. For this particular class, students can expect to navigate New York City’s most famous Farmer’s Market, the Greenmarket, identifying local fruits and veggies and getting schooled on how to pick the freshest ones by the chef herself. Then, you head to the restaurant Camaje and learn how to put together a meal based on what you picked that day. The mostly vegetarian meal (there will be fish) will be paired with local beers and wines from the restaurant.

This class is as practical as it is fun, because how many times have we wandered through a Farmer’s Market and wondered what things are and how to even begin to go about cooking them? It will revitalize the way you think about cooking fresh and seasonal meals, for sure!

Located at Camaje, 85 MacDougal Street, the class is wonderful for Downtown Glenwood residents hoping to add more veggies into their diet this spring!

  • Time: Saturday, May 26th
  • Price: $150

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