Preview: MOFAD: Milk! A Food Fracas with Mark Kurlansky

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Date(s) - 06/28/2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm



Cover image: © Andrew Kist for MOFAD

What’s up?  Join James Beard Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky and Heritage Radio Network’s Kat Johnson for a fascinating, in-depth discussion on the history of the human relationship to dairy and how it has framed debates on everything from parenting to agriculture.

Damage? $30

Why you should go.  Dairy has been at the center of food safety, world economics, and, of course, classic recipes, for hundreds of years. Mark will delve into the intricacies of the arguments and issues he uncovered while writing his new book, Milk! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas.

Previous events at MOFAD include Spice master Lior Sercarz © Kaori Mahajan for WhereNYC

What is MOFAD?

Carved out from an old garage, this museum lab devotes itself entirely to exploring food, drink and culture. MOFAD has hosted several inspiring after-hours events including: An evening of Polish vodkaChef Pierre Thiam on Senegalese CuisineFood writer Sarah LohmanMichael Twitty’s African Roots in Southern CuisineSpice Master Lior Lev Sercarz of La Boîte NYC, and Éric Ripert and Alex Guarnaschelli.

Useful tips:

  • RSVP ASAP before tickets sell out.
  • Attire? Casual works.
  • Alone or with friends? Either or.
  • Business cards are always a plus.
  • Fancy a nightcap or bite to eat nearby? 
  1. KarczmaKarczma, 136 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
  2. Krolewskie Jadlo 694 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn NY, 11222 – Polish, the most medieval-looking restaurant I’ve ever seen.
  3. No Name Bar 597 Manhattan Ave. New York, NY 11222 Chinese trendy, hipster popular.
  4. Pete’s Candystore 709 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, No longer an old-school candystore, but a creative bar with live music.
  5. Spritzenhaus, 33 Nassau Avenue, Greenpoint, great selection of beer, family friendly, good dogs and fries. I love this place.
  6. Tørst 615 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222 Craft beers – yes this is Greenpoint!