Free Cheese From Murray’s; P.J. Hanley’s Files for Bankruptcy

• On Friday, March 1, chef Michael White and Ai Fiori are hosting a dinner to showcase Sicilian winery Azienda Agricola Cos. A tasting menu will be paired with six different wines, and the meal is $295 per person with a 30-minute Champagne reception. [Grub Street]

• Young Yun, who used to oversee American Express's Platinum and Centurion Conceirge program, is the new executive director of Bocuse d'Or USA Foundation, which is dedicated to culinary excellence. [Grub Street]

Murray's Cheese celebrates ten years in Grand Central Terminal throughout March. Daily tastings will take place between 3 and 7 p.m., and cheese themes will change every few days. Some will pair cheeses with meats or booze, and they'll feature obscure kinds during Passover and Easter. [Grub Street]

• Owners of Brooklyn's oldest bar, P.J. Hanley's, filed for bankruptcy on Friday and cited liabilities between $100,000 and $500,000. P.J. Hanley's has been open in Carroll Gardens since 1874 and was rumored to have served Al Capone. Owner James McGown is reportedly looking for a buyer. [Crain's]

• On Wednesday, the Lambs Club will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Cakebread Cellars. Guests will dine on hors d'oeuvres like tuna tartare and arancini di roso and a tasting menu of roasted diver scallops and glazed pork belly paired with wine pairings. Tickets are $215 and can be purchased by calling 646-926-5349. [Grub Street]

EN Japanese Brasserie will host its monthly chef's dinner on Tuesday, and there are seats available at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Reservations are $125 a head. [Grub Street]

• NYC Beer Week runs from now until Sunday, March 3, and the Queens Kickshaw is hosting a beer dinner on Tuesday and Wednesday. Chef Youngsun Lee will use beer and kombucha in his menu, which features beer-battered pickled vegetables, seared romaine hearts, chili purse, and beer-and-bread pudding. Tickets are $55, which includes a beer pairing. [Grub Street]

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