Fatty ’Cue Teams Up With Beer Table; a Crawfish Boil at the Redhead

Bedford-Stuyvesant: The Hattie Carthan Garden’s annual Food Heritage Festival takes place Saturday, June 12, starting at noon. The event will include home-brewed beverages and homemade African, Caribbean, and Latin dishes. [Eat It: the Brooklyn Food Blog]
Brooklyn Heights: Danny’s on Court has closed just two weeks after its opening. [Brownstoner]
Ditmas Park: Sycamore will host a tasting of six rums on Wednesday, June 9 at 8 p.m.; admission is $25. [Ditmas Park Blog]
East Village: The Redhead will host its annual Crawfish Boil on Sunday, June 6. There will be beer and drink specials, as well as $30 plates filled with crawfish, sausage, corn, potatoes, artichokes, and roasted garlic. The event runs from noon until 11:00 p.m.; tables are available on a walk-in basis only. [Grub Street]

Hell’s Kitchen: Ardesia will host a ‘Crabby Sunday’ dinner on June 6, with a menu that includes crispy Thai-style soft-shell crab and crab cake with peanut butter and cilantro-lime dipping sauces. The prix-fixe meal is $35, with an $18 wine-pairing option. E-mail for reservations. [Grub Street]
Midtown: Leña Latin Grill will open in the next week or two, with a menu focused on wraps, salads, and platters. [Midtown Lunch]
Park Slope: Fatty ‘Cue’s Corwin Kave will take over Beer Table’s menu on Tuesday, June 8, from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., serving dishes like ramen noodles, local oysters, and braised-bacon pork fries. [Feed/TONY]
A coffee shop called Coffee Bites will open at 824 Washington Avenue near St. Johns Place. [Brownstoner]
Red Hook: Mexican restaurant 5 Burro Café on Columbia Street opened last night. [Brownstoner]
Soho: WNYC’s Leonard Lopate will host the Great Lopate Hot Plate Cook-Off on June 15 at the Greene Space. Lidia Bastianich will judge competitors Jacques Pepin and Michael Nischan based on dishes prepared on hot plates. Tickets are $25. [Fork in the Road/VV]
Times Square: Go! Go! Curry hosts its annual Eating Championship on Saturday, June 5 at 5:00 p.m. Five finalists will compete to consume as much curry rice as possible within a set time limit. [Grub Street]