Devouring the City

When: Wednesday, September 27, 7:00pm
Price: $20 & up|$15 for Museum Members

To kick off the second season of Only in New York, series host Sarah Maslin Nir sits down with Sam Sifton, food editor for The New York Times and founding editor of NYT Cooking, to consider New York City’s voracious and individualistic appetite ranging from quick bites on the street to the city’s most lauded restaurants. Additional speaker to be announced!

Only in New York with Times reporter Sarah Maslin Nir is a conversation series bringing together two distinctive New Yorkers from different worlds to explore key questions about the city’s identity, culture, and history – glass of wine in hand.

About the Speakers:
Sam Sifton
is the food editor for The New York Times, the founding editor of NYT Cooking and a columnist for The New York Times Magazine. He has also served as the New York Times national editor, the restaurant critic, and culture editor. He is the author of Thanksgiving: How to Cook it Well (Random House, 2012).

Sarah Maslin Nir is a native New Yorker and a reporter for The New York Times best known for her report on the working conditions of nail salon workers, for which she was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize. A graduate of the Brearley School, Columbia University, and the Columbia University School of Journalism, where she received her master’s, she was also The New York Times' nightlife correspondent, covering 252 parties in 18 months. She once had an audience with the Queen of Spain, though she failed to realize it at the time. 

$25 for adults | $20 for seniors, students & educators (with ID) | $15 for Museum members. 
Includes Museum admission.

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Assistive listening devices are available during our events. Our auditorium can accommodate manual wheelchairs, however, our wheelchair lift cannot currently accommodate electric or motorized wheelchairs. Please contact the Public Programs Department at 917.492.3395 or with any questions or concerns. 

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