Pan American Does Late Night in Nolita; Make Your Own Sushi in Midtown

East Village: Join a dozen chefs and amateurs for "Cook Your Cassoulet Off" at Jimmy's No. 43 on Saturday at 1 p.m. A panel of experts will judge the cassoulets, which must be made with local ingredients. Tickets are $20 and all proceeds benefit GrowNYC. [Strong Buzz]


Midtown: My Maki, a make-your-own-sushi joint, will open at 43rd Street and Lexington Avenue in March. [Midtown Lunch]


One or two months before the opening of Schnitzel & Things’ brick-and-mortar store, Midtown Lunch has a look at the design. [Midtown Lunch]


Nolita: Starting tonight, the Pan American will offer a late-night menu from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. every Thursday, featuring items like lamb meatballs, a Cuban club, and guacamole. [Grub Street]

Upper East Side: The owners of Energy Kitchen, a healthy alternative to fast food, plan to expand to 1,000 locations in the next ten years. [Fork in the Road/VV]


West Village: Ben Sargent, a.k.a. Dr. Claw, is working at the fish counter at the Lobster Place. [Grub Street]


From January 24 to February 6, Fatty Crab and Fatty 'Cue will offer prix-fixe lunch ($24) and dinner ($35) menus. Fatty Johnson's will also offer a prix-fixe dinner menu, and customers who visit all four restaurant locations during the two-week period will receive a free T-shirt and pint of draft beer. [Grub Street]


Williamsburg: Brooklyn Winery will host "The Basics of Wine," an introductory course on wine styles and tasting techniques, on January 31 at 9 p.m. Purchase tickets at bkwinery.com. [Grub Street]