Chilean Sandwiches in Midtown; a Casserole Cook-off in Greenpoint

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East Village: On November 2 from 9 p.m. till midnight, Mayahuel will throw a Day of the Dead party complete with free-flowing Partida Tequila, antojitos, and a sugar skull station where you can write the names of dearly departed people and pets. The $50 entry fee benefits Animal Rescue NYC and skull masks are encouraged. [Grub Street]


Chelsea: Les Desirs Patisserie (a bakery that's been open since 1962) is in danger of closing, and there's a rumor that nearby Txikito is expanding. [Jeremiah's Vanishing New York]


Greenpoint: Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual Casserole Party, a casserole competition to be hosted at Brooklyn Label on October 20. You don't have to cook something to attend, but you do you need to register. [Casserole Crazy]

Midtown East: At Chilean sandwich shop Barros Luco, which is now open, you can get the ever popular chacarero sandwich or a hot dog smothered in avocado. [Skinny Pig]


Park Slope: Good news for celiacs! Everybody Eats, a small bakery dedicated to gluten-free products, is now serving cupcakes and high-fiber breads. [Grub Street]


Williamsburg: Cocktail den Hotel Delmano has expanded its drinks list for fall. The new menu is here.