Wednesday, December 5, marks the 79th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition celebrate with a special cocktail menu at Buttermilk Channel in Carroll Gardens, where chef Ryan Angulo and barman Rick Murphy have devised a five-course menu with classic cocktail pairings, including bacon-wrapped scallops paired with an "improved" Jack Rose. $75 covers everything but tax and tip, call or e-mail to reserve. [Grub Street]
West Village trattoria Rosemary's will celebrate the season with a caroling and Christmas-tree-lighting party this Friday, November 30, at 7 p.m. Complimentary hot chocolate will be served, and mulled wine will be available for $8. Bells, yeah. [Grub Street]
2008 documentary Food Matters is screening for free online through Friday, November 30. [Grub Street]
Upscale Hell's Kitchen bowling alley and down-home restaurant Lucky Strike Lanes will hold a party on Saturday, December 8, in celebration of its renovations after suffering extensive damage during Hurricane Sandy. [Grub Street]
Telepan will be celebrating Hanukkah by offering potato latkes starting Saturday, December 8: Order them with a side, with sour cream and apple sauce, or as a main with smoked salmon and salmon roe. [Grub Street]
It's Spain versus Italy at Italian Wine Merchants this Saturday, December 1, starting at 1 p.m., where representatives from the most well-known region of each country duke it out: Eight Barolos pair up against eight riojas. Tickets are $75. [Grub Street]
The Gowanus Nite Market is set to go with food, beer, music, and vendors. It's located in a film props warehouse at 540 President Street. Check it out Saturday, December 8, then every second Saturday after; free RSVP. [Grub Street]
Last night at Del Posto, upscale hospitality association Relais and Chteaux welcomed their new members with 2013 ambassador Salvatore Ferragamo and New York culinary all-stars Daniel Humm, Michael White, and Mark Ladner.