Financial District: Culinary Insiders hosts a behind-the-scenes event at SHO Shaun Hergatt on January 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. that includes a cocktail reception, dinner with wine pairing, and tour of the kitchen for $115 (nonmembers). [Culinary Insiders]
Lower East Side: On January 20 from 7 to 10 p.m., Loreleys German-beer dinner costs $33 and includes tastes of nine brews along with a three-course meal. [Event Me]
Soho: I Tre Merli is closed for renovations and plans to reopen in March. [Eater NY]
Upper West Side: Picholine recently introduced a weeknight four-course prix fixe for $58.
Williamsburg: With its strange opening hours, Leons Burger Hut on Bedford Avenue is "like the Halleys Comet of delicious things that can happen to your mouth." It opened for a spell today. [VICE]