Food & Drink
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KIMCHEE DELIGHT The Third United Nations Korean Food Festival features a buffet of traditional and unorthodox cuisine prepared by chef Gi Ho Yim. Featured dishes include jeon (panfried meats and vegetables), jang-uhgui (grilled eel), and sam-saek-wan-ja (vegetable balls mixed with nuts, rice, or cheese). Today through Friday, June 16, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., United Nations Delegates’ Dining Room, U.N. Headquarters, First Avenue and 46th Street, 212-963-7625/7626, $25.
PAIRING TIPS A fromager and assistant sommelier at Chanterelle restaurant, Adrian Murcia, discusses the fundamentals of matching wine with cheese, and offers tips on choosing the right wines. Tonight, 6:30 p.m., Murray’s Cheese Shop, 254 Bleecker St. at Leroy Street, 212-243-3289 ext. 25, $50.
TUNA RITUALS The gourmet food purveyors Agata and Valentina celebrate the mattanza,a traditional Sicilian bluefin tuna festival. Pastry chef Eileen Guastella presents a lecture about the festival before the start of a four-course dinner, which includes dishes like tonno alla stemperata (tuna with olives, raisins, and capers). Tomorrow, 6:30 p.m., Agata & Valentina restaurant, 1513 First Ave. at 79th Street, 212-452-0691, $40.