Neighborhood News: The Kitchen Step Featured on Today Show, Hudson Kitchen to Host Foodie Networking Event

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**Chef Ryan DePersio — of Battello and Kitchen Step fame — was recently featured on the Today Show, where DePersio cooked up an easy to make 5-ingredient tuna nicoise salad. You can catch the full recipe and clip below or via the Today Show website. —Today

**Hudson Kitchen — a soon-to-open 24/7 kitchen rental and storage space for independent bakers and food start ups — is hosting its first food/networking event called Table Talk Live. The theme of the event will be “Following Your Dreams as a Food Entrepreneur.” Panelists will include Chilltown Kitchen’s Alysis Vasquez, ME Casa’s Eddie Coto, Jr., food blogger Alissandra Maffucci, and OM Sweet Home founder Dawn Pascale, to name a few. The event costs $15 per person and will take place at JCR Pop-Up Shop at 109 Columbus Drive on March 9 from 6pm – 9pm. —Hudson Kitchen

**There are still tickets left for Chilltown Kitchen’s next pop-up dinner, to be held this coming Monday, February 29th at 6pm. This is the group’s first fully vegetarian dinner. For a look at what you can expect from a typical Chilltown Kitchen dinner, check out Jersey City Eats’ take on their last pop-up dinner. —Chilltown Kitchen

**This Sunday, Nimbus Dance Works will showcase three performances — “Shadow of Sound” by Huang Yi, “Untitled” by Korhan Basaran, and “Surface Tension” by Nimubs’ Artistic Director, Samuel Pott. All three performances will take place at the Nimbus Dance Works Studio at 209 3rd Street. The performances are part of the Nimbus Presents Salon Series, which includes an audience/artist panel after the performance. Tickets cost $18 online or $22 at the door. —Nimbus Dance Works

**Drones are taking over the Meadowlands Exposition Center this weekend for the 48th annual Westchester Radio Aero Modelers (WRAM) show. The show will feature the latest radio-controlled (RC) model airplanes, helicopters, drones, cars and boats. The show is open Friday and Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Admission is $15 for adults; children 16 and under enter for free. —WRAM Show

(Image: Today)