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. She’ll demo the Chemex pour-over brew method and serve tastings of Counter Culture’s Fina El Puente. [Grub Street]