Amanda Cohen’s Plans for Dirt Candy 2.0; Jacques Torres Hosts Wine and Chocolate Tasting

• Chef Jacques Torres will host Cheers to Chocolate, an exclusive wine and chocolate tasting at AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar’s West Village location on November 19 from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $65. [Grub Street]

• On Wednesday, November 20, Adam Gopnik will interview Nathan Myhrvold about his new book, The Photography of Modernist Cuisine, at the 92Y. The talk will take place at 2 p.m., and tickets are available here. [Grub Street]

• Amanda Cohen has submitted a liquor-license application for a new restaurant at 86 Allen Street. The venue is twice as large as her current restaurant, Dirt Candy, and she might serve lunch. [Eater NY]