Twelve Arrested in La Braza Drug Sting; Zoe Feigenbaum’s Eldridge Street Restaurant Now Open

Chelsea: Hammer and Claws will release the menu for their Authentic Maryland Blue Crab Festival this week. Menu items include blue crab soup, jalepeo and citrus coleslaw, and roasted gingerling potatoes. Get your tickets for the all-you-can-eat event here. [Grub Street]


Kew Gardens: Looks like La Braza was serving a side of narcotics with their Latin American fare. Police arrested twelve people using the Dominican eatery as a drug ring and shut down the restaurant after finding 777 envelopes of heroin. [Zagat Buzz]


Lower East Side: Bravo TV chef Zoe Feigenbaum opened her new eponymous restaurant Zoe last night at 245 Eldrige Street. The restaurant serves creative bistro dishes, including quail, bucatini, and grilled wild Dorade. [Bowery Boogie]



Long Island: Enjoy a night of live music, seafood, and local beer at the Plate to Gate dinner hosted by Widow's Hole Oyster Farm. Cocktail hour starts at 4 p.m., followed by a family-style meal at 5 p.m. [Grub Street]