PDT Cocktails at Barbour; Lobster Joint Opens in the East Village

• Join PDT's Jim Meehan for a cocktail party at Barbour Soho (the British clothing store) on Wednesday. From 6 to 8 p.m., PDT's head bartender, Jeff Bell, will serve complementary drinks as Meehan signs copies of The PDT Cocktail Book. Shoppers get 15 percent off in-store purchases, and those who also happen to be cocktail servers (bring a business card or check stub for proof) get 25 percent off. [Grub Street]

Millesime at the Carlton Hotel is serving a seafood vol-au-vent for the holidays. The traditional French dish (puff pastry with fillings like lobster, crayfish, scallops, mushrooms, sea urchin, salmon caviar, and sea beans) is $30 and will be available tonight through Christmas Eve. [Grub Street]

• The East Village location of Greenpoint's Lobster Joint has opened on Houston Street in a spot that previously housed Lina Frey. The grand opening party tomorrow night includes an open bar from 8 to 10 p.m. [EV Grieve]

• Celebrate the end of the Mayan calendar at Maya on Friday, December 21. At the Apocalypse Party, unlimited small plates and bottomless drinks are $65 per person from 5 p.m. on. Call 212-585-1818 for reservations. [Grub Street]

• Peek at your favorite chefs in Playboy. Eric Ripert, Marcus Samuelsson, and others pose (fully clothed) with food. [Grub Street]