Brooklyn Star Opens March 9, Reveals Menu; Melo Madness Hits Chelsea and Midtown

Bedford-Stuyvesant: La Table Exquise at 370 Tompkins Avenue is offering a new all-you-can-eat $20 brunch buffet with made-to-order omelettes and French toast from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday. (Nonalcoholic) drinks are included. [Bed-Stuy Blog]


Chelsea: Melo Madness! DBar welcomes Carmelo Anthony to the Big Apple with an honorary, limited-time "Cara-Melo" cocktail. Whats in a "Cara-Melo"? Russian Standard Vodka (the vodka of champions, of course), apple cider, apple liqueur, simple syrup, and a caramel-covered apple slice. [Grub Street]


Gramercy: I Trulli Ristorante will host a Taste of Piemonte dinner with winemaker Mario Andrion Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Chef Patti Jackson will serve a specially created five-course menu to pair with wines from Mario's vineyard, Castello di Verdurno; it's $125 per person. [Grub Street]

Midtown West: Chef Julian Medina's Mexican Chocolate menu from his Valentine's Day battle against Iron Chef Jose Garces is now available at Toloache through February 28. The menu is offered la carte or as a $65 tasting menu. [Grub Street]


Urban Girl Squad has teamed up with Caesar's Palace to host Casino Night at the Empire Room tomorrow night. For $15, you get cocktails and gambling lessons from professional dealers. [Grub Street]


More Melo: Carnegie Deli celebrates our newest Knick with the "Melo Sandwich," a $21.95 tribute of pastrami, corned beef, salami, bacon, tomato, and Russian dressing on rye. We hope this brings more luck than last year's sandwich, the Lebron MVP. [Midtown Lunch]


Free ice-cream sandwiches! The sweets food truck Sweetery is on 52nd Street all day today and giving away free ice-cream sandwiches if you use Tenka. [Midtown Lunch]


Next month, a pop-up peanut butter "museum," dubbed Nutropolitan Museum of Art, will open at the Openhouse Gallery at 201 Mulberry Street. Unfortunately, it's just prints of sandwiches, not any real ones ... [Fork in the Road/VV]


Park Slope: Beer Table will host a Barrier Brewing Co. Tasting on Monday at 7 p.m. for $35 per seat. Barrier's Evan Klein and Craig Frymark will tell you the history of the brewery and walk you through the selected brews. If you don't want to buy a ticket, Evan and Craig are sticking around for Beer Table's monthly, free "homebrewer's meetup" to taste and critique homemade brews. [Grub Street]


Upper West Side: Ditch Plains soft-opened and is offering a 15 percent discount until its official opening on March 1. [My Upper West]


Westchester: Save the date for Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture's annual Sheep Sheering Day on April 23, 10 a.m to 3p.m. Tickets go on sale February 28 for members and March 14 for the general pubic. [Grub Street]


Williamsburg: Joaquin Baca's Brooklyn Star will open in its new location on March 9, and the menu includes roasted marrow bones with Texas toast. [Eater NY]