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Cassoulet at Back Forty West; Tickets to the Jubilee

SOHO — On March 9, Back Forty West is hosting its annual cassoulet tasting. Six chefs, including Seamus Mullen of Tertulia and cookbook author David Tanis, will serve their versions of the dish along with wines from southwest France. Tickets, which include food and wine, are $65 per person, with part of the proceeds going to benefit New Amsterdam Market. Tickets can be bought online. [EaterWire]

UNION SQUARE — Gotham Bar & Grill has just launched a chocolate dessert tasting menu. For $25 it includes two courses, which involve things like juniper ice cream, and chocolate marzipan among other elements. The tasting also comes with a box of chocolate bon bons at the end. It's available as a dessert, or by reservation at the bar or lounge after 9:30 p.m., and will only be on the menu until April. [EaterWire]

EVENTWIRE — Tickets are now officially on sale for Cherry Bombe magazine's inaugural Jubilee conference on March 30. Tickets for the all-day "celebration of women and food," which includes panels and seminars by April Bloomfield, Ruth Reichl, Gabrielle Hamilton, and others, are $200 per person. Those tickets can be purchased online. [EaterWire]

VIDEO INTERLUDE — Last night on the Daily Show Jon Stewart learned about some of the ingredients that go into his favorite fast foods. He learned, for example, about the chemical that, until recently, was found in both yoga mats and Subway bread. He also discovers that the recently recalled Hotpockets are not, in fact, made from "stuff they found in their pockets." Watch the whole segment over on Eater National. [~EN~]

Gotham Bar and Grill

12 East 12th Street, Manhattan, NY 10003 (212) 620-4020 Visit Website


359 6th Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10014 (646) 559-9909 Visit Website

Back Forty West

70 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012 (212) 219-8570