The weekend's almost over (sorry to remind you), but don't fret: there are plenty of delicious dinners and culinary delights to tide you over 'til Saturday. Up first, on Monday the 92nd Street Y is pregaming Thanksgivikkuh with a daytime talk and demo with culinary expert Michael Ruhlman, whose book A Book on Schmaltz digs into the disappearing "schmaltz," or chicken fat, staple in Jewish cooking. The $28 event kicks off at 2 p.m. and features demos and tastings, delving into recipes for goodies like kugel and kreplach; you can buy tickets on 92Y's website.

Tuesday offers up two great events: from 6 to 9:30 p.m., Midtown newcomer Betony is teaming up with Fratelli Branca for a tasting and liqueur cocktail dinner. The dinner, which features dishes like venison carpaccio paired with a grappa cocktail and roasted squab with vermouth cider, is $145 per person, and the restaurant asks you RSVP to

And also on Tuesday, Upper West Side restaurant Telepan is hosting a dinner featuring Domaine Les Goubert wines from Gigondas, France. Dishes include confit & smoked guinea hen paired with Sablet blanc and burrata mezzaluna with Gigondas. The meal kicks off at 7 p.m. and costs $150 per person; you can reserve a spot by calling the restaurant directly.

On Wednesday, Greenwich Village eatery The Spotted Pig is hosting L.A. chef Suzanne Goin, who will collaborate with house chef April Bloomfield on some of Goin's downhome dishes. The dishes will be available all night during dinner service (5:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.), and Goin will be selling signed copies of her new book, The A.O.C. Cookbook..

And on Thursday, the week winds down over at wine bar Terroir's Murray Hill location. They're throwing a French-themed party starting at 5 p.m. complete with steak frites ($15), French music and special French wine, with glasses ranging from $9 to $15 in price. They're asking guests to come in French costume (berets? Daft Punk helmets?) and there will be prizes for best dressed.