Free Southern Food at the Mississippi Picnic; The Back Room at Sugar and Plumm Opens

• The Back Room at Sugar and Plumm's West Village location opens tomorrow, serving ebelskivers (Danish pancakes) and specialty milkshakes and sundaes. Here's the menu. [Grub Street]

• The recently opened Preserve24 is starting a supper club. You can book large-format feasts with big groups that include platters of whole-roasted duck, seared tuna loin, and poached lobster tails. [Grub Street]

• Head to the 72nd Street entrance of Central Park this Saturday, June 8, for the 34th Annual Mississippi Picnic, which features free samplings of Southern food. There will be fried green tomatoes, roasted corn, and crab-cake Napoleons at 12 p.m., Bloody Mary oyster shooters at 1:30, and fried-oyster tacos at three. Plus: live music! [Grub Street]

• On June 18, the Marrow is hosting a German wine dinner, with twelve wines and four brand-new courses. One stellar combination is Peekytoe crab and sweet-corn agnolotti with Spreitzer Wisselbrunnen Riesling Erstes Gewächs 2011. [Grub Street]