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Learn How to Make Kimchee at New Amsterdam Market; Eat a Whole Pig at Barraca

Hakkasan will launch a pre-theater menu this Sunday. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily, dine on three courses plus a glass of wine or cocktail for $38. The prix fixe menu includes a choice of appetizer from the dim sum menu, an entrée accompanied by pak choi and steamed jasmine rice or egg fried rice, then macarons for dessert. [Grub Street]

Barraca's Christmas celebration will feature the Iberian pig in all its forms. December 23 through December 30, the Spanish restaurant is serving up every part of the animal. Homemade blood sausage, white-wine chorizo, grilled Catalan sausage, braised pork belly, crispy pig ears, stewed pork cheeks, and more will serve two people for $85. Sides, including roasted carrots with honey and thyme, sweet and sour cabbage, and pickled cauliflower are an additional $5 each. [Grub Street]

• Lauryn Chun, author of The Kimchi Cookbook, will lead visitors to New Amsterdam Market in a Kimjang on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Learn how to prepare jars of kimchee for winter fermentation and make your own Poggi kimchee with brined cabbage halves and a chile paste filling. Tickets are $20 for admission and ingredients or $35 for admission, ingredients, and a signed copy of The Kimchi Cookbook. All you'll need to bring is a quart-size wide-mouth glass jar. Purchase tickets here. [Grub Street]

Miranda in Williamsburg is marking its five-year anniversary with $5 drink specials. Monday, December 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30 to 11:30 p.m., house special cocktails, wine, and beer are just $5 each. [Grub Street]

• Brooklyn Independent Television is looking for their next Cook Around the Corner. The new cooking show, hosted by Edible Brooklyn's Rachel Wharton, will focus on Brooklyn home cooks and the food culture of their neighborhoods. Find out if you fit the bill here. [Grub Street]

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