Eleni’s HBO-Themed Cookies; STREETS Gala Celebrates Southeast Asian Food

• On Wednesday, May 1, the sixth annual STREETS International Gala will bring together some of the city’s top chefs for a tasting event and silent auction benefit at the Astor Center. Nightingale 9’s Robert Newton, the Meatball Shop guys, and others will showcase their takes on Southeast Asian street food. Ticket prices range from $100 to $225 and can be bought here. [Grub Street]

• HBO and Eleni’s have partnered up to produce cookies with edible icons from popular shows. The first batch of cookies, launching this month, will feature Sex and the City–inspired frosting. [Grub Street]

• The Beach at Dream Downtown will officially open on Tuesday, April 16, for seasonal al fresco dining. The Mexican-inspired menu includes lobster tacos and sweet-corn esquities. [Grub Street]

• Spring means new cocktails at Maison Premiere. There are not one but six different juleps on the menu. [Grub Street]