Vin Sur Vingt May Open Near Madison Square Park; Dressler Closes

Edible Queens is throwing a beer and meat party at Sunnyside Gardens Park on July 11. Samples of smoked whole hog, Peking duck, roasted lamb, and local craft beer will be available for tasting. Tickets for the shindig are $40 and can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

• Brooklyn’s Mable’s Smokehouse wants to mobilize production of pulled pork and candied yams. The restaurant’s owners recently launched a crowd-funding campaign via FairStreet to raise $8,000 to create a smoker on wheels. Mable’s has twelve days left to meet its goal. [Grub Street]

Old School Brooklynin Carroll Gardens is now open for brunch on Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu includes a prix fixe option: You can get unlimited bellinis, mimosas, draft beers, or sake bloody Mary’s with any brunch item. [Grub Street]

• The West Village wine bar Vin Sur Vingt may be opening a new bar near Madison Square Park at Broadway and 26th Street. [Mad Park News]

• On July 4 at noon, the Eventi Hotel Plaza will host a competitive hot-dog-eating contest featuring pro eater Kobayashi. [Grub Street]

• South Williamsburg’s Dressler has suddenly closed. [Eater NY]