Crab Boil at Ditch Plains; Rosemary’s Pop-up at Brooklyn Grange

Stop by Ditch Plains on the Upper West Side today for their $40 crab boil. It includes Atlantic blue crab, jalapeño hush puppies, potato wedges, corn on the cob, and a Ditch'wich. [Grub Street]

The Big aLICe Brewery in Queens has a four-course beer dinner planned for August 20. Each course is paired with a special brew, such as squash and carrots en papillote with curry leaf-Lapsang smoked beer. Tickets are $60. [Grub Street]

Chef Wade Moises of Rosemary's is bringing his best food game to the Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm on August 28. For $80, guests can enjoy a multicourse meal; courses include "roof-made" mozzarella with roasted peppers and aged balsamic; also, tuna crudo with cucumber, shiso, and sun-gold-tomato jam. [Grub Street]

Taste Talks has two big events coming up on September 15. During Cook It Raw, chefs including out-of-towners Roberto Solis and Scott Vivian will prepare a meal for 100 using minimal electricity. And during the All Star Cook Out, April Bloomfield, Dan Barber, and others will be serving up cookout food on the Williamsburg waterfront. [Grub Street]

Food Systems Network NYC's annual tomato-themed cocktail party is this Sunday. Tickets for nonmembers are $55. [Grub Street]

The grocery delivery service Blue Apron announced today its expansion to the West Coast. The provisioner also announced it had closed a $5 million Series B round of financing. [Grub Street]

If you're feeling particularly festive and are already in midtown this afternoon, Tommy Bahama's cocktails are going for $8.15. And yes, this includes one called the "CHILLAX." [Grub Street]