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Taste of Jewish Culture Festival; Pig Mountain Fundraiser

MIDTOWN EAST — This Sunday, nouveau Jewish food businesses like Mile End Deli, Shelsky's, The Gefilteria, Taim, and others, will gather for the "Taste of Jewish Culture" fest along Madison Avenue around 47th and 48th Streets. Expect snacks, a talk with knish expert Laura Silver, and Yiddish swing music. The festivities will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. [Eaterwire]

NARROWSBURG, NY — The 4th annual fundraiser and massive pig roast Pig Mountain, where 17 chefs including Lauren Resler of Empellon and Cesare Casella of Salumeria Rosi roast whole hogs, will take place on August 23 upstate. The $35 tickets buy entrance and all the pork and veggie sides one can eat. A portion of the proceeds will go to The Center for Discovery, a farm focused on nutrition and autism. [Eaterwire]

MURRAY HILL — Terroir will host a German Riesling tasting next Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. Co-owner and wine master Paul Grieco will walk participants through eight varieties of Riesling. Tickets are $34. [Eaterwire]

INFOGRAPHICS — A new Yelp feature called Yelp Trends charts the popularity of dishes or ingredients like Cronuts or foie gras in reviews over the last 10 years. Check out these graphs to see the rise in gluten free foods, hipsters and, of course, kale. [~EN~]

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