Coi Anniversary, All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream, Vegetarian Festival: This Week In Food Events

It's a great time to be a vegetarian, Gamay lover or ice cream fanatic. Plant-based eaters and those craving ice cream can check out themed festivals in New York City in the next coming weeks while Gamay drinkers are welcome to check out festivities in Portland, Oregon. Plus, a happy 12 anniversary to Coi in San Francisco! Check out what Daniel Patterson's acclaimed restaurant has in store for diners.

  • Vegetarian New Yorkers get hyped! The NYC Vegetarian Food Festival hits Chelsea this weekend at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Expect plenty of plant-based cooking demos, world-class speakers, entertainment and more. Tickets can be found here, plus children 10 and under enter for free!
  • Oregon's second annual I Love Gamay Wine Festival begins on May 20 and will pour on until May 23 in Portland. Events include gamay-fueled dinners, tasting salons classes and more. Tickets can be found here.
  • Daniel Patterson's Coi in San Francisco celebrates its 12th anniversary with two special collaborative dinners between Patterson, executive chef Erik Anderson and Coi alum including Katy Millard, Evan Rich, Nick Muncy, Riley Redfern, Brett Cooper, Evelyn Wu, James Syhabout and more. The team will put together 10-course dinners on May 21 and 22. Tickets are available here. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Cooking Project.
  • Tickets for the second annual Scooper Bowl on June 1-3 are now available. The all-you-can-eat ice cream festival in Bryant Park boasts over 60 flavors from 13 national and artisan brands and creameries. Find your tickets here.