NYC Food Friendly Events MAY23-29

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Not sure what to eat this week? Well our friends over at Zagat break it down for you, starting with today…

Thx to ZagatBuzzNYC for this…


 Join us for lunch today at Zagat’s Food Truck Frenzy. 26 mobile eateries including Luke’s Lobster Truck, La Cense Beef Burger, and the Treats Truck will be parked on 21st and 22nd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues from noon to 3 PM. $18 gets you entry and dishes from four trucks of your choice.


LES bar and gallery CULTUREfix presents their monthly dining event DINNERfix tonight with the theme “Aquatic Acquisitions and Landlocked Lust”. The $85 ticket buys a nine-course dinner of dishes combining elements from land and sea, like sweet bass with sticky oxtail & carrot mousse. See the full menu and purchase tickets here.


Help yourself through the mid-week hump with a pint at Jeffrey Chodorow’s new BeerParc at the Eventi Hotel. The summer beer garden offers five brews on tap, plus nibbles like Thai-style fried chicken from Soi 29, beef brisket sandwiches from Fatty Snack, and Bavarian veal sausage from Edi & the Wolf.


The East Village’s Northern Spy Food Co. hosts their “Spring + Lamb = A Slambin’ Dinner” tonight. The ovine-focused, four-course menu includes dishes like lamb leg carpaccio, crispy lamb shoulder roulade, and seared lamb loin. Dinner is $50, plus $25 for person’s wine pairing or $45 for two. More info here.


 It’s the 26th of the month, and to celebrate its eponymous number Murray Hill’s SD26 will dole out at $26 wine and food credit via smart card to parties of two that come in for a drink (single patrons get $13). Use it towards tasting any of their 24 wines by the glass (212-265-5959).


Toast the long weekend with a mimosa (or several) at Paradou’s unlimited champagne cocktails brunch in the Meatpacking District. The $29 prix-fixe lasts for two hours and includes an entrée – we’re tempted by the “Wake and Bake” breakfast of creamy polenta, sunny-side eggs, and andouille sausage topped with gruyere. Here’s the menu.


Governor’s Island reopens for the season with the two-day Brewer’s PicNyc along historic Colonels’ Row. Bring a blanket and plan to chow down on eats from over 20 vendors including Fette Sau, Lily and Fig, and SweeteryNYC, plus brews from Sixpoint, Brooklyn Brewery, Goose Island and others. Tickets start at $15 for “pay as you eat” pricing, or purchase a $25, $45, or $85 tasting package.

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