Unlimited Chowder and Fried Chicken at Beacon; Essex’s Anniversary Party

Greenpoint: Cafe Royale at 165 Nassau St. hosts a barbecue Saturday afternoon from 1 to 6 p.m. to celebrate the addition of their juice bar. There will be $10 kabobs, vegan pasta salad, and live music. [Greenpointers]
Hell’s Kitchen: Rickshaw Dumpling Truck, the Krave Dumpling Truck, Bistro Truck, Go Burger, and the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck will be at this Sunday’s Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., part of the flea market’s Gourmet Food Truck Bazaar. [Grub Street]
Lower East Side: Essex celebrates its tenth anniversary this Saturday with a party from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m., including an open bar for the first hour. E-mail for reservations, including party size. [Grub Street]

Alias hosts a Monday Dinner Party event on August 9 featuring guest chef Marja Samson.The 7:30, $40 dinner features five courses centered around a bento box of “delightful surprises.” For reservations, call 212-505-5011. [Grub Street]
Midtown: Beacon’s annual Chowder Fest is tonight at 6:30. For $95, get unlimited servings of chowder, grilled lobster, and fried chicken, as well as Brooklyn Brewery pilsner and vodka pink lemonade. [Feed/TONY]