Celebrity Chef Fund-raiser at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que; Spiked Gatorade at Neely’s Barbecue Parlor

Red Rooster chef Samuelsson and fellow Aquavit alumnus Nils Norén will host a fund-raiser with Harvest Home, a nonprofit that works to expand access to fresh and local food to traditionally underserved communities, on Tuesday, September 18, at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. The event will feature contributions from several other restaurants located north of 100th Street;tickets are $125; $250 for VIP. [Grub Street]

The Tribeca Whole Foods is shuttering its Genji sushi restaurant on Sunday, August 26, in favor of an Indian operation co-branded with Café Spice that will specialize in dosas.[Tribeca Citizen]

Get you electrolytes and alcohol in the same sip at Neely’s Barbecue Parlor: On September 5, the first day of the NFL season, the bar will be offering spiked orange-flavored Gatorade for $8. [Grub Street]

A “fast food” biergarten is primed to open at 188 Allen Street on the Lower East Side but, while its rustic wooden façade is now visible, not much else is known about the project. [Bowery Boogie]

On August 25, eat a farm-to-table meal for a good cause in Southampton at “What’s on the Table?,” a fund-raiser for United Way of New York’s efforts against hunger. Co-chairs include Jon Bon Jovi and Tom Colicchio. Tickets are $250 and available through United Way. [Grub Street]