Counter Culture Teams Up With Robert Newton; Mile End Now Accepting Dinner Reservations

Counter Culture Coffee is celebrating the finale of its coffee-education tour on Saturday, October 19, fom 7 to 9 p.m. The company's last event in the traveling coffee series will be held at the new flagship training center on Broome Street. The event will feature food from chef Robert Newton of Nightingale 9, as well as presentations about coffee brewing and coffee variety from Erin McCarthy, the 2013 World Brewers Cup champion. [Grub Street]

November 17 is the second annual Guitar Mash Benefit Concert + Jam, which is taking place at City Winery. Guest guitarists include Tom Colicchio, Chad Smith from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Captain Kirk Douglas of the Roots. You'll be able to bid on signed instruments donated by Jack Black, Steve Earle, Ben Harper, Stephen Stills, and a collection of rare guitars. Tickets range from $50 to $500, and proceeds will benefit music-education programs. More information and tickets can be found online. [Grub Street]

Mile End in Noho has started taking reservations for dinner at its Bond Street location. Diners can go on OpenTable or call the restaurant at 212-529-2990. [Grub Street]

On Friday, November 15, the James Beard Foundation will host its annual fall gala at the Four Seasons Restaurant. This year, it will honor women in the culinary industry with a lineup of participants including Tyra Banks, Martha Stewart, and Gail Simmons. The multicourse meal will be cooked by a host of female JBF award winners, including Barbara Lynch, Melissa Kelly, and Sherry Yard. General-admission tickets are priced at $1,000, and can be purchased by calling 212-627-2308; more information can be found online. [Grub Street]

The Fourth is featuring a pork-centric menu at its upcoming Harvest Dinner on Friday, October 18. The dinner, which begins at 7:00 p.m., features a menu with ten different pork dishes, including dessert. Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased online. [Grub Street]

Walls has launched its new fall menu, which includes a variety of elegant options inspired by Vienna: snail ravioli with butternut squash and lingonberry sorbet. [Grub Street]

As part of the newly relaunched brunch at Arlington Club, each guest will receive a complimentary mimosa or a Phillips Head when seated. [Grub Street]