Tonight marks the first night of Seaport Film and Food Festival, four weeks of international movies and complimentary food. From 7 p.m., a selection of food and drinks from the film’s country of origin will be available for tasting as an immersive experience in film culture. First tonight Touch of light from Taiwan, followed by Waking up Ned Devine (Ireland), Capture daddy (Japan) and finally Ouadjda (Saudi Arabia).
Saturday, another reason to be in the Financial District with the New York Super Craft Beef Festival happens at Watermark bar on rue du Sud. The bar house on quai 15 will host breweries offering more than 75 craft beers and ciders to taste; the range includes Ommegang, Greenport Harbor, Sixpoint and Flagship, among others. Tickets are $ 60 and include the tastes of all beers, plus food vendors and pretty, unobstructed views of the Brooklyn Bridge and beyond.
To celebrate the memory of culinary writer Josh Ozersky, Jimmy’s No. 43 owner Jimmy Carbone and chef Robbie Richter are launching Cookout NYC’s Running with the Beef, an outdoor food and drink event taking place Saturday night in Stuyvesant Cove Park at Solar One. The duo worked with Ozersky on their popular Meatopia event and here they’ll reenact part of that scene with an all-inclusive outdoor grilling session that includes tapas, Spanish and American craft beers, Spanish sidra, drinks and specialty Spanish wines.
The main event: more than 10 stations dedicated to grilling Spanish beef. VIP entry ($ 85) welcomes you at 4 p.m. plus a flamenco lesson; admission to GA ($ 60) gets you in at 5 p.m. with unlimited food and drinks. Event ends at 9 p.m.
Williamsburg Wine Bar The Camlin will start “Summer School” this Saturday, but it’s not the # 2 class of pencils and exams. Owners Mandy Oser and Amorette Casaus run afternoon sessions from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays through August 1 on themes such as’ Find Your Wine Style ‘(July 11) and’ Domestic Jewels across the United States â(July 18). Each course includes a tasting of six wines accompanied by small plates of Camlin cuisine; hope it means cheese. The school offers a very reasonable rate of $ 35 per person (call 718-384-4100 for reservations).