Sara Jenkins Pasta Tasting Monday; Scallion Pancakes at the Greenpoint Food Market Tomorrow


Chelsea: Porchetta’s Sara Jenkins is the guest chef at Txikito on Monday as part of the restaurant’s Txoko dinner series. Her five-course pasta tasting starts at 7 p.m. and is $65 per person. [Zagat]
Flatiron: Shake Shake’s horchata frozen custard (Wednesdays in September) beats Milk Bar’s, for Blondie and Brownie. [Blondie and Brownie]
Fort Greene: Tomorrow, local-food-business incubator the Brooklyn Flea will also be the site of tryouts for Jerry Seinfeld’s new show about bickering couples. [Brownstoner]
Greenpoint: Tomorrow’s Greenpoint Food Market will feature “soups, baked goods of all kinds, boiled peanuts, scallion pancakes, pickles, kombucha, popcorn, and beyond” from noon to 5 p.m. at the Church of the Messiah, 129 Russell Street. [Greenpointers]
Hell’s Kitchen: Metro Marché in Port Authority has closed and will be replaced by Heartland Brewery. [Eater]
Midtown West: Miss Softee is hosting a going-away party today at Point Break on 45th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, with $4 drinks until 8 p.m. [Midtown Lunch]
Upper West Side: A Kosher restaurant may enliven an strip of Amsterdam Avenue between 92nd and 93rd Streets where past development projects have failed. [Food and Things]