Secret to the Pig’s Gazpacho; Last Week to Raid the Cellar at Veritas

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Greenpoint: Give blood and get free cupcakes and coupons for Van Leeuwen ice cream at a blood drive on Bedford Avenue tomorrow. [Greenpointers]
Flatiron: Veritas's wine special — 25 percent off any bottle of wine from a list that's over 3,000 strong — ends August 29. [Grub Street]
Park Slope: One of the moms who ranted in the Times yesterday that ice-cream trucks are "predatory" to kids is a co-owner of the Park Slope Chip Shop, where they fry Twinkies. [Gawker via Eater]
West Village: At an Electrolux demo last night, April Bloomfield revealed that the lush texture of the Spotted Pig's heirloom-tomato gazpacho special comes from blending in plain bread crumbs. [Grub Street]