Outdoor Seating at the Meatball Shop in Chelsea; Maiden Lane’s Special Dinner Series

Maiden Lane is hosting J. Bridger, a monthly dinner series project created by Garrett Eagleton and Leif Sundstrom. The first dinner on Monday will feature seven courses with drink pairings for $120. There are only 25 seats, so reservations will go fast. [Grub Street]

The Meatball Shop’s Chelsea location is unveiling a new sidewalk patio seating area. Outdoor tables will be available from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Nice. [Grub Street]

Wine Enthusiast has published its list of the top 100 wine restaurants in America. It includes Per Se, Blue Hill at Stone Barns, and Saison in San Fran. [Wine Enthusiast]

Preserve24 is now offering an unlimited-sangria brunch on Sundays. Sip (or chug) sangria with a plate of bacon waffles or an L.E.S. egg sandwich, stuffed with fried oysters and smoked bacon. [Grub Street]

The New Yorker has a behind-the-scenes video of Dominique Ansel making his new frozen s’more. [NYer]

• The FDA has set a new, stricter limit on arsenic levels in apple juice in response to demands from consumer groups. Juice boxes are safe again! [AP]