leftovers

Salvation Taco’s Weekly Ping-Pong Tournament; Runner & Stone’s Autism Awareness Cookies

• On April 2, the group behind the Mulberry Project and the Vinatta Project is opening the Greenwich Project, a 74-seat bi-level bar-restaurant on West 8th Street and MacDougal. The menu includes peekytoe crab salad and 35-day dry-aged lamb loin. A "robust cocktail program" will also be offered. [Grub Street]

• After declaring a no-AmEx policy last year, Frankies 457 and Frankies Prime Meats now accept American Express. Time to add the restaurants back to your client dinner rotation. [Bad Deal]

Salvation Taco debuts a weekly Tacos + Table Tennis series on Monday. Each week, diners can compete in the ping-pong tournament for a chance to win prizes such as cocktails and tacos, and booze and bites at sister restaurants the John Dory Oyster Bar and the Breslin. Sign-up begins at 7:30 p.m., and the tournament commences at 8:15 p.m. Only doubles teams are accepted, so bring a date. [Grub Street]

• To kick off Autism Awareness Month, Runner & Stone is launching a Champions of Hope Cookie Campaign, where special cookies will be sold to benefit the ELIJA School and Foundation. Each treat comes with baker Peter Endriss's brown sugar shortbread recipe, as well as the cookie cutter used to make it. Cookies are available for purchase through ELIJA and at Runner & Stone through the entire month of April. [Grub Street]

• Besides launching a new brunch menu, Willow Road now serves cold-pressed juices. The restaurant's partnering with Juice Press on citrus, green, and watermelon juices. For more buzz than boost, you can request mixing the juices into cocktails. View the menu here. [Grub Street]

Brinkley's Station is throwing a March Madness Basketball Tournament party on Monday to benefit the Special Olympics. Starting at 8 p.m., access to an open bar and complimentary food will be available to anyone who offers a donation at the door. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Special Olympics. [Grub Street]

• On March 27, Brushstroke is hosting an eight-course tasting dinner pairing kaiseki cuisine with wine and sake. For $250, enjoy dishes like Japan-raised wagyu steak and golden crab chawan-mushi, accompanied by a "fascinating and unexpected" selection of Old World wines and artisanal sake. [Grub Street]

• For Good Friday, Miranda is serving a meatless four-course menu on March 29. Chef Sasha Miranda will prepare seafood and vegetable dishes like pan-seared arctic char with balsamic-glazed beets, and housemade farfalle with littleneck clams and spring peas. The chef will also whip up her grandmother's Dulce de Habichuelas, a Dominican dessert of kidney beans and sweetened coconut milk. $39 per person. [Grub Street]

Advertising

Recent News

 
NY Mag