A Conversation With Marcus Samuelsson; City Grit’s Lobster Dinner

Marcus Samuelsson will speak at Neuehouse this Wednesday evening. The conversation, moderated by the director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, will take place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the gallery steps. [Grub Street]

City Grit is teaming up with the Maine Lobster Council to host an Antennae to Tail lobster dinner on Thursday, July 18, at 7:30 p.m. Bostonian chef Mary Frances Heck will prepare a menu featuring every bit of the crustacean, with dishes like knuckle sandwiches and reconstructed chowder. Tickets are $65 with beer and wine available for purchase. [Grub Street]

This year's World Brewers Cup champion, Counter Culture's Erin McCarthy, is hosting a free coffee-brewing demo tomorrow, as well as on July 16 and 23, at Dean & Deluca in Soho from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shell demo the Chemex pour-over brew method and serve tastings of Counter Cultures Fina El Puente. [Grub Street]