4th of July means Nathan’s Hot Dog eating contest, which is included in Ed Levine Eats list of NYC Food Events for the Weekend (and Beyond) who also bring us: Learn It, Don’t Burn It: NYC Food Classes, 7/2 to 7/10
Don’t know if you have been to Mayahuel, Phil Wards new bar on East 6th Street that is focused on Tequilas and Mezcals. He partnered with Time Out NY to shows the rest of us How to make the perfect margarita.
While we are on the subject of cocktails, The bar in the Crowne Plaza Times Square (On Broadway and 49th) will be serving free mojitos every Monday from 6pm to 8pm, throughout the Summer. (from Midtown Lunch via RareDaily).
Grub Street reported that The Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory has pitched a tented cart outside Grand Central to sell ice cream daily through August from noon to 7 p.m. (via Blondie and Brownie).
If you are a wine person, check our the article that Bon Appetit’s Andrew Knowlton wrote: What to Drink on the 4th: Best BBQ Wines Under $15.
Here’s a great roundup of summer foods found in NYC restaurants called Summer Treats by RestaurantGirl.
The Feedbag reviewed and took some great pictures at both The Fancy Food Show at the Javitz and The Unfancy Food Show in Williamsburg.
A few food related things from the twitter feed as well.
bayareabites Microbrewer Brian Hunt founded the Moonlight Brewing Company in Santa Rosa http://ow.ly/gpEI Hear him talks about the craft of brewing beer.
Rick_Bayless http://twitpic.com/93f8t – It’s time: retesting Summer Margarita (muddled cuke with tequila, lime, simple syrup, cilantro); on menu July 14!
savoryexposure This looks delicious, having flashbacks of Eatzi’s lemonade RT @smittenkitchen New post! watermelon lemonade http://tinyurl.com/n9t2ql
TastingTableNYC Pre-fireworks, get 50% off wines-by-the-glass at City Winery (7/4, 9 to 10 p.m.): http://bit.ly/qLsT9
terroirNY Did you know that we r baking a fresh pie everyday at Hearth? Today it’s rhubarb-strawberry w vanilla ice cream.When we sell 8 slices, gone!
SylviaEnder Best Prix Fixe menu in #Hamptons is at Almond http://bit.ly/4g5FD $25 6-7pm EVERY NITE! Recommend mussels & roast chicken!
EatingLA Free screening of “Food, Inc.” next Thursday at Sunset 5, courtesy of Chipotle. Go to Chipotle.com/foodinc for tix.
evankleiman Pie-a-Day #14 Fried Peach Pie…sick good http://twitpic.com/933lu
hotfoodporn From failblog. #RestaurantNameFAIL http://bit.ly/uGt5E
To finish things off, since this is the 4th of July weekend, The NY Times decided to speak to some of the top food people around for their article: The Perfect Burger and All Its Parts.