The Lion Launches Brunch; Live Music at the Lambs Club

The Lion launches brunch this weekend. Starting this Sunday, get cream of wheat topped with raspberries and bruléed bananas, Greek yogurt with a citrus salad, and other light brunch items at the West Village hot spot. [Grub Street]

• George Takei will perform at the Lambs Club at 9 p.m. on Monday, January 28. He'll be performing songs from the upcoming Broadway musical Allegiance. Tickets are $25 per person. Dinner, cocktails, and snacks will be available à la carte. [Grub Street]

• The second annual "Eat, Drink & Bloody Mary" competition will go down Saturday, February 9 at L'Apicio. From 1 to 4 p.m., Booker and Dax, the Wren, Roberta's, and more will mix up their best Bloody Mary concoctions. Tickets are $40 for drink tastes and brunch snacks, and $60 for tastes, brunch snacks, and a HeritageRadioNetwork.org membership. [Grub Street]

Vendy Award winner Country Boys has opened a brick-and-mortar shop in Park Slope. The taco truck has been stationed at the Red Hook Ballfields since 1993 and won the Vendy Cup in 2009. You can now find them on Fourth Avenue at 16th Street in Park Slope. [Eater]