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Eat It: Moonshine, Spit-Roasted Pig and Food Photography

Moonshine Demystified at Elixir’s Cocktail Club
On March 4 Elixir will be hosting their cocktail club from 7 to 9 pm. Taste the spirits that go into Elixir’s drinks while Max Watman, author of Chasing the White Dog, shares his moonshine expertise.

Master Baker Peter Reinhart Talks Bread
On Friday, March 5, Peter Reinhart, master baker and author of the Bread Baker’s Apprentice will be at Omnivore Books at 9am, ready to talk about breakfast breads and all things yeast related. Join him!

Dig the Pig at Piccino
Piccino and Roli Roti chef Thomas Odermatt will be spit-roasting a pig at Piccino on Saturday, March 7. Stop by from 10 am to 3 pm for crispy-skinned swine lovingly cooked on the rotisserie by the Swiss chef.

A Slideshow with Food Photographer Penny de los Santos
Head to 18 Reasons on March 9 for a mouthwatering slideshow of images taken by noted food photographer Penny de los Santos, a frequent contributor to Saveur and National Geographic.

Truffles and Asparagus at Chez Papa Resto
Spring is in the air—and beginning to appear on restaurant menus in the form of asparagus. Chez Papa Resto will be showcasing the vegetable (along with black truffles) with a special four-course menu they’ll be serving all month long. The menu—which features an asparagus flan, truffle-stuffed chicken and a rhubarb meringue tart, is $60 ($35 for additional wine pairings) and is available every night.