Foraged Mushrooms in Brooklyn; James Oseland’s Punk Book

Today marks the premiere of Now, Forager A Story About Love & Fungi at the IFC Center, and in recognition, sustainably focused Brooklyn eateries Applewood and Rose Water are both offering dishes featuring mushrooms foraged by the film's director, Jason Cortlund, through Tuesday, October 9. Additionally, orders of the mushroom specials get you a $3-off coupon for the movie. [Grub Street]

Local pizza chain Two Boots is celebrating the release of Now, Forager as well: Bring a ticket stub to their Bleecker Street location for a discount on the Tony Clifton, their wild-mushroom pizza. [Grub Street]

Move over, Pinkberry: Spanish frozen-yogurt brand Yooglers the largest self-serve fro-yo chain in Europe will be opening their first American location in the West Village, on the corner of Broadway and 10th Street. Expect toppings, flavors like horchata, and a distinctly Spanish inflection. [The Real Deal]

Thursday, October 4, is National Vodka Day, and in celebration, lower Manhattan's Bar Seven Five will be offering Russian Standard Vodka Moscow mules for half-off ($8) all night. [Grub Street]

James Oseland, the editor-in-chief of Saveur magazine, will publish a memoir in 2015. Entitled Jimmy Neurosis, the book will describe coming of age during the punk-rock seventies. [Grub Street]

Lobel's butcher shop has been a family affair for five generations. This winter they'll open Lobels Kitchen at 1030 Third Avenue, selling "rotisserie chickens, smoked brisket, meat loaf and smoked pork ribs" as well as a porterhouse or two. [NYT]