Brass Monkey’s Beefsteak Dinner; Taste of Tribeca Tickets

• On February 27, Brass Monkey brings meat back to the Meatpacking District and revives the old New York tradition known as the beefsteak dinner. For $35, Chef Daniel Parilla of Minetta Tavern will prepare whiskey-marinated cuts and sides for your table. First beer's free, along with a Brass Monkey apron you can take home. Parties of five or less get seated at a communal table. For reservations, e-mail. [Grub Street]

• Outdoor culinary festival Taste of Tribeca returns to Duane Street on May 18, serving up the area’s top bites and booze. Get fed by nabe favorites like Kutsher's Tribeca and Bubby's, as well as newcomers like Aamanns-Copenhagen. Advanced tickets ($45) are sold on March 1 and are available here. The event's proceeds benefit arts programs at PS 150 and PS 234. [Grub Street]

• Get a taste of reality fame when competitors on ABC's The Taste host a pop-up dinner series at The Old Bowery Station. For three nights beginning on February 28, chef-contestants Gregg Drusinsky and Sarah Ashley Schiear whip up a five-course meal that includes fluke poke and cumin-spiced lamb. $85 a seat. Buy your tickets here. [Grub Street]

• On March 24, the James Beard Foundation brings nineteen of the nation's top chefs together for the 5th Annual Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market. World-class toques like Top Chef's Stephanie Izard and James Beard winner Jacques Torres will prepare a family-style feast for 250 people, raising funds for the Fulton Youth of the Future Scholarship and Wellness in the Schools Organization. Tickets are $240 and can be bought online. [Grub Street]