Slurp some of the best ramen around
When: September 16
Where: International Culinary Center
Sun Noodle Brand, Les Dames d'Escoffier, and the International Culinary Center have teamed up to create “Rockin’ Ramen!”, a tasting that also features a healthy amount of ramen history for the total fanatics out there, and sake/Japanese beer for all the people who like sake/Japanese beer out there.
Cruise the harbor and drink all the whisky
When: September 18
Where: Spirit of New York on Pier 61
The Whisky Guild is hosting a whisky cruise aboard the Spirit of New York where you’ll score a walk-around tasting, a buffet dinner, and classes hosted by top-level industry insiders.
Go to a beer block party
When: September 20
Where: Waverly between Atlantic Ave and Fulton St
Join 19 NYC Brewers Guild, um, breweries and a ton of food trucks for a Blocktoberfest (that doesn't take place in October, but, well, neither does the actual Oktoberfest). The day'll include hanging out on the street and sampling a ton of beers. Add in a cornhole tournament and it’s basically the perfect day.
Drink on roofs, hang out outside, and generally keep it summery
When: September 20-21
Where: All over the city
It’s the last weekend you can officially take advantage of "official" summer, do it up hard by hitting up every rooftop, beach, and daytime drinking activity you can find.