Jehangir Mehta and three survivors of breast cancer will host dinners in support of nonprofits fighting the disease on Monday, October 29, and Tuesday, October 30, at his Tribeca restaurant Mehtaphor. Four courses are $100; call 212-542-9440 to reserve. [Grub Street]
The Carroll Gardens outpost of the Bourgeois Pig has unveiled its fall menu of food and cocktails: Look for variations on fondue and southern-inspired cocktails.
"Wildman" Steve Brill will host a foraging tour of Central Park on Sunday, November 11; the tour meets at 72nd Street and Central Park West at 11:45 a.m. Participants will be on the lookout for plants like burdock root, oyster mushrooms, and the seeds of the Ginkgo tree, a Chinese delicacy described as tasting like a combination of green peas and Limburger cheese. A donation of $20 is suggested ($10 for children under 12); for reservations, call 914-835-2153. More information here. [Grub Street]