Rooftop-Farm–to-Table Dinner in Astoria; Bun and a Beer for $5 at Xie Xie


Astoria: Vesta Trattoria is hosting a farm-to table dinner on Monday night with produce from Greenpoint’s Rooftop Farms. Bundt, a Bakery will make farm-honey bundts for guests to take home. [Grub Street]
Bushwick: An eclectic barbecue spot called the Hibachi Tiki Hut celebrates its grand opening tonight at 890 Broadway starting at 7 p.m with a D.J. till late. [Bushwick BK]
Greenwich Village: If you’re not qualified to make chocolate, Bowlmor Lanes’ Coney-Island–themed monstrosity called Carnival is hiring all sorts of positions for its October opening. [Craigslist via Eater]
Hell’s Kitchen: Xix Xie now offers a Chinese bun and a bottle-of-beer special for $5 daily from 3 to 7 p.m. [Grub Street]
Midtown West: The International Food House & Buffet has launched a happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. with an all-you-can-eat buffet for $5.95, and drinks for $5. A Midtown Lunch commenter predicts it will be “whatever leftover lunch buffet they couldn’t sell off.” [Midtown Lunch]
Murray Hill: Resto will have a $20 English Breakfast option during brunch tomorrow that includes eggs, blood Sausage, heirloom tomato, cheddar, an English Muffin (of course), home fries, and two draft beers. Go for Resto’s special-edition coffee stout from Ithaca Brewing Company; it’s only on tap tomorrow. [Grub Street]