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Lobster Boils on the LES; New Beer Hall in Alphabet City

Smörgås Chef is raising $13,000 to buy chickens for their farm-to-table restaurant's eggs, in collaboration with Blenheim Hill Farms and Lucky Ant. If you pledge $100, a chicken at the farm will bear your name, and you can eat the eggs your chicken produces, free, for an entire year. [Grub Street]

Astor Center will host a “sixties happy hour at sixties prices” on Tuesday, May 29. Taste eight classic Soave wines and groovy snacks and listen to sixties tunes for $10! Tickets must be purchased in advance. [Grub Street]

• This Saturday, Ed’s Lobster Bar Annex kicks off their Summer Seafood Weekends, hosted by executive chef and owner Ed McFarland. The back patio will host a seafood grill Saturdays and lobster boil clambakes on Sundays, all summer. For $25 a person, shellfish lovers can enjoy fresh seafood hot off the grill every Saturday from 3 to 9 p.m., and at $34 a person, guests may indulge in baskets of fresh steamers, mussels, and even a whole lobster, served with a complimentary glass of sauvignon blanc. [Grub Street]

The Wayland is now featuring new seasonal cocktails on their spring menu, including a wild watermelon, fennel, and vodka ‘Bedford Cruise’ and an elegant ‘Bermuda Black’ balanced with dark and light rums and fresh ginger juice. Their ‘Mendoza Checkpoint’ is spiced with fresh jalapeño juice and anchor chile salt. [Grub Street]

• As Momofuku Noodle Bar turns eight this summer, Justin Warner of Do or Dine will celebrate his own bistro’s first birthday on June 3. Although not endorsed by David Chang, Warner’s team will be serving up their own versions of Chang’s primitive menu items, priced at the Noodle Bar’s original numbers. [Eater NY]

• LES favorite Fatta Cuckoo is serving a fresh, new spring-summer menu. Along with jumbo shrimp ceviche and seared Arctic char fish tacos, Chef Chris Mitchell has combined two of his favorites for a new spring-summer creation: crab cakes and fresh corn hush puppies. [Grub Street]

• Alphabet City Beer Co. or, ACBC, opens tomorrow, offering twelve tap lines and over 300 different craft beers. Hurry in and cozy up with a pint of Narragansett at one of their Game of Thrones–inspired communal tables. [Thrillist]

• Pip’s Place the Gluten Free Cakery opens tomorrow on the Upper East Side. Inspired by her own daughter’s Celiac Disease, Denise Cumming has created a menu of fresh, homemade gluten-free sweets — over 40 gluten-free cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and muffins, all made fresh daily from locally sourced ingredients. Customers can stop by opening morning for a bowl of gluten-free oatmeal or porridge. [Grub Street]

• Friday, Jeremiah Langhorne, of McCrady’s in South Carolina, will join chef Scott Anderson at Elements in Princeton, New Jersey, to kick off a guest chefs series. The two will pair up to create a seven-course tasting menu focusing on locally grown, seasonal ingredients that best complement each chef’s signature style. [Grub Street]

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