Brooklyn-wide: Local Roots NYC will now have five CSA locations throughout Brooklyn to ease neighborhood pick-ups. Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, and East Williamsburg are all participating areas. In addition, Local Roots CSA is now accepting members for the summer season, with a newly added milk share from Ronnybrook Dairy Farm and a Brooklyn share, featuring artisanal purveyors such as Brooklyn Soda Works, Liddabit Sweets, Ovenly, and Mike's Hot Honey. Membership applications are due May 21st, 2012. [Grub Street]
Chelsea: On Monday, March 12th, American Ballet Theatre will host its Culinary Pas de Deux fund-raiser at the Lighthouse at Pier 61, featuring a variety of food and beverage tastings from twenty NYC restaurants and a live performance by the ABT dancers, as well as silent and live auctions. Participating restaurants include Gramercy Tavern, Vinatta Project, Picholine, Telepan, Tocqueville, and the North Fork Table & Inn. [Grub Street]
Clinton: The Armory art show has partnered with Great Performances to bring showgoers an improved gourmet experience featuring local and seasonal items at two sit-down restaurants, coffee and Champagne bars, a vegetarian food truck, and to-go cafĂ©. Specials will include a Katchkie Farm Veggie Burger; Spicy Buffalo, White Cheddar, and Ranch popcorn snacks; and Flatbread topped with Braised Short Ribs, Queso Fresco and Pickled Red Onion. [Grub Street]
JFK: JFK’s JetBlue Terminal 5 will host a Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum experience taking place in until March 10, 2012. The exhibit is designed to tell the tale of the famed tattoo artist Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, and will feature video documentaries on Collins, a custom-branded motorcycle, a photo booth, and a sampling bar where consumers can come to enjoy complimentary cocktails in a comfortable lounge environment decorated in iconic Sailor Jerry tattoo art. [Grub Street]
Midtown: In honor of the upcoming Japan Week, UNIQLO will offer free sweets from award winning Japanese-inspired New York chefs at its Fifth Avenue Flagship store. The event will feature treats from David Chang and Christina Tosi’s Momofuku Milk Bar, David Bouley’s Brushstroke, Kyotofu, and traditional Japanese green tea donated by Sugimoto America for two hours each day beginning Friday, March 9th through Sunday, March 11. [Grub Street]
Tomorrow, Kati Roll Company opens its fourth location at 229 East 53rd Street, between Second and Third Avenues, meaning lunch options over there just got a lot rosier.