Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events going on around the city:
1) Pig Mountain
When: Today, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Main Street, Narrowsburg
What: Ten talented NYC chefs, including the likes of Alex Stupak, Casa Mono's Anthony Sasso, and Corton's Shawn Gale, will take over Narrowsburg, NY for the annual Pig Mountain festival where they'll be cooking up ten pigs and "more veggies than you can shake a stick at." There will also be beer. Tickets are $25 if you buy in advance, $30 at the door. And if that's not enough, check out the three-course brunch that will take place on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
2) Summer School at Má Pêche: Bartending 101
When: Sunday, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Má Pêche, 15 W 56th St
What: For the latest in the Má Pêche Summer in the City series, bartender extraordinaires Tristian Willey (Booker & Dax) and Joey Remington (Má Pêche) have teamed up to teach a class on the fundamentals of bartending. They'll share some mixology tips and tricks and teach you how to make a cocktail like a pro. In addition to watching some demos, you'll get to make a few drinks of your own. Tickets are $75 and include a bar kit for you to take home.
3) International Food Truck and Beer Festival
When: Sunday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: South Street Seaport
What: If the Olympics have you itching for some international brews and bites, head to the South Street Seaport tomorrow for the International Food Truck & Beer Festival. Morris Grilled Cheese, Schnitzel and Things, Kimchi Taco Truck, and a handful of other NYC food trucks will be serving up some special dishes inspired by the flavors of different countries as well as their regular menu items. Tickets are $40, which gets you vouchers for six tastes. Vouchers will also be available for sale at the event.
4) Greek Wine Tasting on a Secret Rooftop
When: Sunday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: A secret rooftop location near N 11th and Berry Sts, Williamsburg
What: A Greek wine tasting will take place tonight on a secret rooftop location in Williamsburg. Sparkling wine and hors d'oeuvres will kick off the night, followed by a tasting of four Greek varietals with food pairings from the Brothers Green (they're a musician-caterer brother duo). There will also be live music and killer sunset views. The exact location of the event will be emailed to guests beforehand, so buy a ticket for $45 here to get in on the secret.
5) Burger Blitz 2012
When: Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Studio Square NYC, LIC
What: Joel Reiss, the Executive Chef at S Prime in LIC, has teamed up with Pat LaFrieda and Fairway to create an afternoon of endless burgers, bourbons, and beers. Guests will enjoy an eclectic all-you-can-eat menu of barbecue fare, including at least five unique burgers created by LaFrieda specifically for this event. There will also be more than 20 side dishes to choose from, unlimited craft beer tastings from Blue Moon Brewery, and unlimited samplings of Jack Daniel's bourbons. Tickets are $55 in advance ($60 at the door).
Also of Note: Smorgasburg and the Hester Street Fair are both on for today. The New Amsterdam Market is open tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and adds some new vendors this week like Bien Cuit and Sfoglini. Looking to try a new restaurant this weekend? Try the first American location of famed Parisian bakery Maison Kayser, the massive new German beer hall Die Koelner Bierhalle in Park Slope, or the swanky new Bowery Kitchen. And if you're looking for somewhere to grab a drink this weekend, consult Eater's recently updated Cocktail Heatmap.