Friday, July 9, 2010

The Weekend Guide :: What's Cooking

EAT some meat | July 11th - For all you foodies and (lean) meat-lovers out there, head to Governor's Island this coming Sunday for Meatopia: BBQ NYC which features over 30 of the country's best chefs.  Proceeds from the event benefit Slow Food NYC and Just Food NYC which connects local farms to NYC neighborhoods.

GIVE back | July 20th  The James Beard Foundation and the Food Bank for NYC Young Professionals are teaming up for an evening charity dinner of all things local and sustainable.  For more info and tickets click here.

GOALLL! | July 10-11th The World Cup finals are keeping things insanely hot this weekend.  Uruguay v. Germany on Saturday and Spain v. Netherlands on Sunday, 2:30pm EST.  Break out some ice cold beverages and bring back the goal-winning guacamole recipe from a few weeks ago and you're set for game watching.

GROW, garden & shop |  Sundays  Looking to get active, get your hands dirty and give back to the community via food?  Volunteer at Eagle Street Rooftop Farms in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (6,000 sq ft of summer vegetable goodness atop a warehouse roof).