David Burke Hosts a Wine-Pairing Dinner; Birch Coffee Expands

• On February 26, David Burke will host California’s L’Aventure for a four-course wine-pairing dinner at David Burke Townhouse. The menu includes strip loin of beef, porcini, fingerling potatoes, and a grenache reduction, with a selection of 2010 L’Aventure Côte á Côte. Tickets are $125 a person and can be purchased by calling (212) 813-2121. [Grub Street]

• Culinary salon City Grit will serve haute Chinese cuisine on February 26. The four-course meal will feature such dishes as steamed white snapper Swatow-style and ma la pork belly, with wines from Chateau Guiraud and Mondavi ($85). [Grub Street]

Brooklyn Central Pizza is now open seven days a week. The pizza joint is also introducing six new cocktails featuring local Brooklyn ingredients. Cheers to neighborhood loyalties! [Grub Street]

Birch Coffee is expanding its presence in New York. Its second outpost opened recently in Greenwich Village, and there are plans to open a bigger shop on the Upper West Side. Birch’s special jug delivery service for cold-brewed iced coffee will start in April. [Grub Street]