April Bloomfield’s Special Dinner at John Dory; Tickets Now on Sale for the Lobster Roll Rumble

On Tuesday, April 9, April Bloomfield will host British chef Nathan Outlaw for a seafood dinner at John Dory Oyster Bar. The two chefs will serve a special menu for one night only in celebration of Outlaw's new cookbook, Nathan Outlaw's British Seafood. Dishes include scallop tartare with pickled beets and bacon, and squid with pork belly, satsuma, fennel, and squid-ink mayonnaise. Reservations can be made via e-mail. [Grub Street]

The Tasting Table's fourth annual Lobster Roll Rumble will be held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea on June 6. Twenty of the country's best lobster rolls will duke it out for the title of America's Best Lobster Roll. Tickets are priced from $150 to $250 and can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

Tickets are now on sale for the Wellness in the Schools annual benefit on Tuesday, April 23, at the Tribeca Rooftop. Guests can enjoy views of the city and the harbor while sampling bites from restaurants like Barbuto, Gramercy Tavern, and Blue Hill. Tickets start at $225 and can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

Todd English's Olives will host a four-course dinner featuring Ommegang ales on Monday, April 8. Brewery Ommegang's brewmaster will be on hand to lead dinnergoers through the menu of pairings. Tickets cost $75 and can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

To celebrate the opening day of baseball season on April 1, Sprinkles will offer a free cupcake to customers wearing Mets or Yankees apparel. But you have to buy one cupcake to get a second for no charge. [Grub Street]

Bill's Food & Drink now has a pretheater menu, which includes dishes like steak tartare, a grass-fed burger, and Bolognese. It's available Monday through Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. [Grub Street]