Pig Island Goes to the Mountain; Crabfest at London Lennie’s

Astoria: Five Napkin Burger and Kelso Brewery will host a Beer and Bourbon Dinner on Thursday, October 6, at 7:30 p.m. Meet the owners at an informal reception and snack on appetizers created to complement the rare brews, such as Bourbon Barrel Aged and Flemish Red Ale. Tickets ($60 per person) include dinner, dessert, and seven full beers. [NYC Beer]
Dumbo: “Glazed,” an exhibition of Italian art and culinary products dubbed “From Art to Food, a new approach to present the quintessence of Made in Italy,” premieres next month at the powerHouse Arena. Along with art and food, the opening reception will feature a selection of Italian wines. Check out their website for more information. [powerHouse Arena]
East Village: Dine at Hecho en Dumbo on the Bowery (or another restaurant participating in Authentic Mexican Restaurant Week) through tomorrow, September 30, for specials and the chance to win prizes, like a trip to Mexico. [Brooklyn Paper]

Financial/Battery Park: Embrace fall greens and grains at SHO Shaun Hergatt’s back to nature dinner, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres in the Pearl Room before a five-course meal featuring items like Iberico ham and braised farro ($120 per person). [Zagat Presents]
Greenpoint: Tour the Eagle Street Rooftop Farm this Wednesday, October 5, and learn about urban farming, green roofs, seasonal planting, and more, all while overlooking the East River (7 p.m.; tickets are $10 per person, $8 for Brooklyn Historical Society members). Then, put your new farming expertise to use the following weekend, when on Sunday, October 9, the Brooklyn Food Stories will host a volunteer day at Eagle Street from 2 to 4 p.m. [City Atlas]
Hell’s Kitchen: The Food Network and City Winery paired up for the New York City Wine & Food Festival, and it kicks off tonight with Rock & Bowl with Anne Burrell at No. 7, and more, at events through Sunday, October 2. See a complete schedule here; all proceeds will benefit the Food Bank for New York City and Share Our Strength. [Gilt City]
Midtown East: Steak and Scotch at Morton’s tomorrow; beginning at 6 p.m., Glenfiddich will host a tasting of single malt scotch paired with hors d’oeuvres, along with a lesson on the drink’s production and a silent auction. Tickets are $45; make your reservation here. [NYDN]
Solo is closed for lunch today and tomorrow in honor of Rosh Hashanah, which the restaurant will celebrate again tonight with a special three-course meal paired with wine. [Grub Street]
Chefs Chris Nirschel of Caffe Napoli, Vic Vegas, and Susie Jimenez will share culinary secrets at Copia Lounge (307 East 53rd Street) this Saturday, October 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. In addition to a two-hour demonstration, dinner will be served (with cocktail pairing), followed by a Q&A; session where you can ask the chefs any burning questions you have left about the industry. [Guest of a Guest]
The James Beard Foundation’s annual fall gala dinner will be on Wednesday, November 2, at Guastavino’s. This year’s event, “Now That’s Italian!” will be co-hosted with Mario Batali and celebrate Italian food in America. There will be dishes prepared by James Beard Award–winning chefs like Michael White and a silent auction. [Grub Street]
Midtown West: You can also head over to the Russian Tea Room to ring in the Jewish New Year, where they’re offering traditional Jewish and Russian items on their menu tonight. The Tea Room also designed a special menu for Yom Kippur, which features twists on classic Break Fast dishes; served Saturday, October 8 after sundown. [Grub Street]
Join FoodParc as it celebrates its one-year anniversary with a week full of events, starting Monday, October 3. Some highlights on the agenda: 100 free cupcakes to be given to customers on Wednesday, beginning at 11:30 a.m. (and if you get a specially marked cupcake, you’ll receive a party for twenty at the restaurant), a raffle where you can win a catered lunch for twenty at your office, and an online trivia contest for additional prizes (follow FoodParc on Twitter for more information). [Grub Street]
Rego Park: Summer might be over, but it’s crab season at London Lennie’s, where you’ll find fresh seafood options (practically straight “from crate to plate”) and a Bloody Lennie cocktail ($11) created for the occasion. Their Crabfest menu, which features Alaskan King Crab, Stone Crab, and more, will be offered through November 13. [Grub Street]
Queens: It’s the last night of Queens Restaurant Week, when you can get a three-course prix fixe meal ($25) at over 100 local eateries. See a full list of participating restaurants here. [Eventbrite]
Upstate: Jimmy Carbone of Jimmy’s No. 43 and the Pig Island team are going north for Pig Mountain Catskills. Amanda Freitag is the most recent addition to a list of notable chefs, which includes Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez of Print, who will roast a whole hog at Bridle Hill Farm on Saturday, October 15. The event will be from 1 to 6 p.m., but stay the night and enjoy Sunday brunch at Hill’s Country Inn (6 Bethlehem Road) from Early Bird Cookery. Purchase Pig Mountain tickets ($45; $35 early) here; call 845-932-7994 for brunch reservations (three-course menu, $35). [Grub Street]