From Karl Lauby at the New York Botanical Garden:
“Celebration of Wine, Beer, and Food Features Different Theme Each Week
“During Edible Evenings, every Thursday from July 9 through August 20, visitors can indulge in the extended hours of ?The Edible Garden. They can enjoy the Conservatory, the Family Garden, and other areas of The New York Botanical Garden until 8 p.m., and then experience the featured attraction?celebrity and local chefs preparing innovative cuisine in the Conservatory Kitchen and, beginning in August, the popular Waterlily Concerts. Visitors to the Garden’s Edible Evenings can discover how to grow their own edible plants, sample culinary delights, and discover the ins and outs of beer and winemaking.
Cooking Demonstrations in the Conservatory Kitchen, an outdoor kitchen located on the Conservatory Lawn, provided by Viking and designed by National Kitchen & Bath Association, will showcase renowned and up-and-coming chefs using the latest in kitchenware from sponsor Anolon to entertain and educate visitors with “farm to table” cooking, new and exciting ways of incorporating fresh produce and herbs into everyday meals, lectures, and panels.
WHAT: Edible Evenings: A Celebration of Wine, Beer, and Food
WHEN: Upcoming Edible Evenings:
July 16: “Botanical Beverages: Beer, Wine, and More” featuring Audrey Saunders
July 23: “Grilling from the Garden” featuring Anne Burrell and Sunny Anderson
July 30: “Summer Desserts: Berries, Pastries, and Chocolate” featuring Sara Moulton
August 6: “Tea and Coffee” featuring Mandy Aftel and Waterlily Concert
August 13: “Tropical Treats and Tempos” featuring Maricel Presilla and Waterlily Concert
August 20: “Preserving America’s Food Traditions” featuring Slow Food USA’s Josh Viertel ?and Waterlily Concert
WHERE: The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W at Fordham Road)
Bronx, New York 10458
WHY: The New York Botanical Garden has a long history of research, education, and horticulture regarding edible plants and vegetable gardening, all of which will be on view during The Edible Garden.