NEWS: The Plate Project, NYC Beer Week, King Cake Eclairs, and More

[Photo by Gothamist]

Get ready for Chinese New Year – here’s what to eat so you’ll have a good Year of the Snake.  (Gothamist)

The Plate Project: Provocateurs – sketches of what we’ll be eating in 35 years, by everyone’s favorite foodies.  (Food & Wine)

NYC Beer Week is coming – is it just me or does it feel like it’s always beer week in the food world? (NYC Brewers Guild)

Top 10 Chef Instagrams worth following. (Bon Appetit)

You know “farm-to-table”? Well, here’s “forest-to-glass.” (Time Out NY)

For your next cultural outing in NYC, here’s a great list of museum + restaurant pairings. (Flavorwire)

Yikes, Maker’s Mark has been watering down its bourbon.  (USA Today)

Here’s a recipe for King Eclairs, a twist on King Cake for Mardi Gras – just don’t forget the plastic baby.  (Epicurious)

Watch an NBA player learn basic knife skills. (Eater)

And if you’re not feeling romantic but you are feeling hungry, the beat restaurants for conducting a breakup.  (Eatocracy)