Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events going on around the city:
1) Sunday Funday Foodraiser
When: Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
What: Come raise money for for Heritage Radio Network at this event featuring Burmese coconut curry, a new dish from All'onda's lunch menu and sous vide fried chicken. There's also a raffle with prizes like reservations at Sushi Nakazawa. Tickets cost $60 ($70 at the door).
2) A Persian Feast
When: Today, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art
What: Art lecturer and chef, Maite Gomez-Rejon leads this tour Persia's culinary history, starting at the Met, where she will explain Middle Eastern culinary history. The lesson will finish in the kitchen with a culinary demonstration and a meal. Tickets cost $150 and cover everything: museum fees, transportation, and food costs.
3) All You Can Eat Oysters
When: Today, 4 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Crab
What: How about three hours of unlimited oysters and craft beer by the water out in Red Hook? There is a backyard full of games like shuffleboard and mini golf if the food and drink are not enough of a draw. Tickets will run you $75.
4) Mystery Basket Class
When: Today, 2 p.m.
Where: The Brooklyn Kitchen
What: $75 buys you the chance to cook like you see on t.v. Each participant gets a basket of ingredients and will have one hour to create a dish for everyone. The head chef will judge all of the dishes, with extra points awarded for creativity and problem-solving. Tickets can be purchased on their website.
5) Foraging Tour
When: Sunday, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park
What:Leda Meredith leads a foraging tour through Prospect Park, explaining the variety of edible plants that you probably come across on a daily basis without realizing. She also explains how to prepare the food once you've foraged it. Tickets are $20.