Eat Like DJ Khaled: This Week In Food Events

While on tour, DJ Khaled is bringing along his personal chef, Melissa Zuniga, who will be dishing out Weight Watchers-approved snacks to the public. New Yorkers will also get a chance to eat all the desserts at Dessert Goals, paying it forward by eating oysters and celebrating women with beet ricotta toast.

  • Bar Belly in New York is launched its Shuck It Forward NYC program yesterday. Throughout the year, diners can get two martinis and six oysters for $24. They can also pay it forward and purchase the martini and oyster pairing for other diners. Ten percent of proceeds going to the Billion Oyster Project, an organization dedicated to restoring New York's oyster beds.
  • New York's Italian fast-casual restaurant, The Sosta, is dishing out beet ricotta toast all March long in celebration of Women's History Month. House-made focaccia is topped with hazelnuts, tarragon and lemon. Thirty percent of proceeds will be donated to I Am That Girl, a non-profit organization that promotes self-love and confidence in young girls. The promotion is part of Goldenrod PastriesEmpower Through Flour campaign where female chefs and pastry chefs created a purple limited menu item.
  • Today before DJ Khaled's concert in Brooklyn's Barclays Center, his personal chef, Melissa Zuniga, will be cooking out of a food truck to offer a peek into the entertainer's new Weight Watchers lifestyle. Khaled's Kitchen is touring along with Khaled for the month. Check out more details here.
  • The fourth Dessert Goals festival is setting up shop in New York City March 17-18 and March 24-25. Bring a power bank for your phone because there will be Instagrammable sweet treats as far as the eye can see. Tickets available here.