Three Local Dinner Events to Make You Drool a Tiny Bit this Fortnight

dirck_and_taxes_greenpointNow that it’s light in the evenings and actually fairly pleasant out, it’s finally time to contemplate doing fun things again. Just to ease you back into the swing of things, here’s info on three local dinner events that are worth staying out for over the next couple of weeks:

1. Dirck and Taxes

Done and dusted with your tax return? Pre-emptively spend your rebate on this five-course dinner at Dirck the Norseman (who celebrated their 1st Birthday yesterday…happy beer-day Dirck!). The evening starts with a brewery tour to help you work up an appetite, then diners sit down to enjoy five robust courses (menu above) each paired with a different delicious brew from Greenpoint Beer and Ale Co. The meat-heavy menu isn’t so great for veggies, but beer-loving carnivores will be in seventh heaven!

When: Tuesday April 14th, 7pm
Where: Dirck the Norseman (7 N 15th Street)
Price: $65
Reservations: Tickets can be bought HERE

blast_from_bk_brewery2. Brooklyn Brewery Presents: BLAST! From the Past

The Brooklyn Brewery Dinner Party Series is back for a second year and this time they’re taking diners on a tasty time travel adventure at all-American tasting room Humboldt & Jackson. Each of their four dinner parties will revisit a specific era in NYC’s culinary history – Niuew Amsterdam, 1820’s, 1920’s, 1980’s. The first dinner party recreates the period of Dutch settlers and includes a rip-roaring four-course dinner each with a rare Brooklyn Brewery beer pairing and is even rounded off with a little pressie for guests to take home at the end. Dishes include clams with sumac butter, and a Dutch ‘hotchpot’ of smoked salt pork and root veg (full menu here). If last year’s series is anything to go by then this will be a brilliant night, especially for die-hard beer enthusiasts.

When: Thursday 16th April
Where: Humboldt & Jackson (434 Humboldt Street)
Price: $65
Reservations: Tickets can be bought HERE

Le_Fond_cheese_dinner_greenpoint3. The Young Ones – Bedford Cheese Spring Tasting Dinner

Spring is the perfect time to celebrate little baby cheeses and Le Fond is doing it in style via a collaboration with Bedford Cheese to bring you a selection of the best young French and American cheeses each tied into a different dish within their four-course spring tasting dinner. Plates include spring crudité with chevre, and Crystal Valley chicken with brie and ramps (Yeah! Ramps are back). Full menu can be viewed here.

When: Wednesday April 22nd, 7.30pm
Where: Le Fond  (105 Norman Ave)
Price: $55 + optional $35 wine pairing.  A vegetarian option is $50.
Reservations: 718.389.6859 / [email protected]

About Rosie

Rosie de Belgeonne is a video editor and specializes in movie trailers. Her days in a dark edit suite are balanced with sunny runs around McCarren Park track and weekends spent discovering Greenpoint's finest eateries. If you have any local foody news or tip-offs you can email her at [email protected], or tweet @Rosie_de_B

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