FEATURE: This Winter’s Lineup of Top Food, Booze, & Music Events in NYC

Winter in NYC can be chilly -- but this season is filled with events from some of the hottest artists, celebrity chefs, and food vendors. Celebrating old and new, there are lots of creative, spicy food and music events coming over the next few weeks. Here are some of the highlights you won't want to miss:

1/18 Yams Day with A$AP Rocky

The second annual Yams Day is happening January 18th at The Theater in MSG. The lineup features A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$ap Mob, Flatbush Zombies, Lil Uzi Vert, Playboi Carti, Danny Brown, T-Pain, Joey Bada$$. DJs Young Lord and Hoodrich Keem will be keeping it live on the 1s and 2s.

1/20 - 2/28 Mardi Gras Crawfish and Music Series

Authentic New Orleans menu created by Celebrity Chef Michael Psilakis paired with rotating jazz shows leading up to FAT TUESDAY! Celebrate Mardi Gras in true Louisiana fashion without leaving NY.

1/23-2/10 NYC Restaurant Week

For those who suffer from #FOBO (Fear of better offer), NYC Restaurant Week is for you. Savor the city’s best menus for a fraction of the cost.

1/29 Cochon555

For the true old school hip hop head who appreciates abstract rap, Bronx’s very own Kool Keith will be headlining Cochon555 alongside DJ Lord from Public Enemy for a swiney Sunday afternoon of delicious beats and bites.

2/10 Talib Kweli - The Seven Tour

Talib has served us truth for decades and his lyrics prove he’s been woke AF since he has come on to the scene, This Brooklyn native will be rapping along side one of Hip-Hop’s greats, Styles P, and special guest K’Valentine for your listening pleasure.

2/25 Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill comes around as often as periodical cicadas and with that said, go see her while she’s making noise!

2/28 Best of Brooklyn Food & Beer Festival

Beer lovers rejoice in Brooklyn! Taste this borough’s best brews & food while Dj’s take the experience to the next level. And if you want to keep the vibes going through the night, there’s an afterparty too!  

3/2 Good Spirits

From the big spirit brands to the new kids on the block, this crafty cocktail event features the latest trends in mixology and food pairing. Come thirsty.


Susanna Arntzz