Let’s Talk Gefilte Fish; the Graham Opens in Williamsburg

Just don't call it a "staycation": Travel + Leisure magazine will host its Global Bazaar at the Lexington Armory over the weekend of September 28. Four separately themed sessions promise global shopping and performances, plus exciting food and drinks from celebrity chefs like Morimoto and Michael White. Tickets are $75$125 via Ticketmaster. [Grub Street]

Celebrate the New Year Rosh Hashanah, that is with "Gefilte Talk" on Thursday, September 6, at the Center for Jewish History. Mitchell Davis will moderate a panel discussion on culinary traditions, and there will be a tasting of classic and updated gefilte dishes. Tickets are $15. [Grub Street]

Just a handful of blocks from the increasingly briny Lower East Side, seafood joint Bait and Hook is opening at Second Avenue and 14th Street. Has downtown seafood already, ahem, jumped the shark? [EV Grieve]

The West Village's Monument Lane is transitioning to an all-American wine list, to better complement their commitment to local ingredients and American cooking. Share their patriotism by helping drink off the excess old-world bottles at their series of four-course wine tasting dinners, held every Wednesday in September (5, 12, 19, and 26). Tickets are $92 plus tax and tip at Brown Paper Tickets. [Grub Street]

The proprietors of 4th Avenue Pub and Fulton Grand have expanded their beer-bar mini-empire into Williamsburg with the opening of the Graham. Stop by for happy hour: $2 off everything before eight. [Zagat]

The Lower East Side's caf-gelato shop Stellina has reopened after a months-long renovation, just in time for the tail end of ice-cream-cone season. [Eater NY]

Are you a slave to Seamless or more of a PB kind of luncher? Food Republic wants to know: They're conducting a survey of lunch habits, looking to definitively find out how long is too long to wait at a food truck, among other questions. [Food Republic]

If you love to cook but hate to shop (or just don't have time) the newly launched Blue Apron may be for you. The website will deliver subscribers ingredients for three meals that can be prepared in under 45 minutes every week. [Grub Street]