NYC Kitchen Events Calendar: Cheese Eating Contest, Food Book Club
• Cheese Eating Contest: Stinky Bklyn is hosting a cheese eating contest on Sunday afternoon. Contestants have 60 seconds to eat as much Cantal as possible. (If you go to this, please send us pictures!)Registration is free, but there are only 20 slots. The winner becomes the holder of the Big Cheese Belt, which will be mounted on the wall at Stinky Bklyn with their name for the next year.
• A Taste of Thai: Learn to use Thai ingredients to prepare Satay, Tom Ka Gai, Chicken Green Curry, Coconut Rice and Banana Coconut Tart. Class is held at 6:30 p.m. on July 10 at CAMAJE, 85 MacDougal St. Class is $85.
• Food Book Club: The Brooklyn Kitchen’s food-related book club will discuss M.F.K. Fisher’s translation of the 1825 cooking classic The Physiology of Taste by Brillat-Savarin. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on July 26 at the store, 616 Lorimer St., Brooklyn.