If you aren't too stuffed from all that beer-drinking and hamantaschen-devouring this weekend, there are still a few fun food-related celebrations going on that'll to pander to your digestive system.
On Monday, the Gramercy location of the Bedford Cheese Shop is hosting a special Irish cheese and whiskey tasting in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The class, which runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and costs $70 to attend, includes a rundown of the history of Irish foods, plus there will be plenty of St. Paddy's celebrating on-hand. You can purchase your ticket online.
Head to the Lower East Side on Wednesday for a talk on Soviet cooking, hosted by the Tenement Museum. Anya von Bremzen, who has won a James Beard award, will discuss her memoir documenting her childhood experience about moving to the United States from the Soviet Union. The event is free, and begins at 6:30 p.m.
And on Thursday, macaron-makers around town are celebrating National Macaron Day, offering free macarons to customers all day. Participating bakeries include Bisous, Ciao, Bouchon Bakery, Macaron Parlour and Sugar and Plumm; just mention "National Macaron Day" at the counter to receive your free treat.