Sunday Smorgasbord Now at Aquavit; Brooklyn Brewery Feast at MexiQ

Astoria: Queens and Brooklyn team up in a Mexican-American barbecue-fusion tasting menu served by MexiQ, with beer pairings from Brooklyn Brewery. The five-course beer-pairing menu will be served February 14 to 17 and is available for $48. The cherry on top? The meal comes with a free growler so you can take your favorite beer home. [Grub Street]

Boerum Hill: Shalom! Pardes at 497 Atlantic Avenue, a kosher Mediterranean restaurant, has opened its doors. The restaurant is closed on Fridays and Saturday during the day for Shabbat. [Eater NY]

Hell’s Kitchen: If you’re looking for a pick-me-up on a Sunday night, head over to Elsewhere Restaurant, where chef Megan Johnson will give you her signature burger (caramelized onions and 5-Spoke tumbleweed cheese on a kaiser roll), fries, and a beer for $15. Monday’s looking better already. [Strong Buzz]

Times Square: Kids can also celebrate the year of the rabbit at Ruby Foo’s this Saturday, February 5. The restaurant will be having a Chinese New Year Kid’s party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., offering food like “Samurai” chicken fingers and fun activities like oragami, face painting, and a do-it-yourself dumpling station. Ruby Foo’s recommends making a reservation. [Grub Street]