Uncle Boons Launches Brunch; Queens Kickshaw’s Asian-Jewish Meal

Starting this Saturday, December 7, Uncle Boons will be open for brunch on the weekends. The menu will include offerings like mung-bean pancakes with palm-sugar syrup and Kai Kaeng Kiew Wan poached eggs in green curry with water spinach, mushroom, and roti. Brunch will be served Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. [Grub Street]

La Maison du Chocolat is hosting its first Hot Chocolate Night on December 23. From 8 p.m. to midnight, the Rockefeller Center spot will offer complimentary tastings of hot chocolate and macaroons. [Grub Street]

On December 24, Queens Kickshaw will be serving an Asian-meets-Jewish mash-up brunch from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The la carte holiday menu will include ramen-noodle kugel, Szechuan egg in a potato latke basket, challah French toast with Chinese five-spice pear compote, and egg-cream bubble tea. Reservations aren't accepted. [Grub Street]

Whiskey & Wine Off 69 is now hosting monthly Home Mixology Mondays, complimentary educational tastings led by the citys top mixologists. The third session, led by Jim Meehan, will focus on holiday punch and takes place December 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. [Grub Street]

Former Anella chefs Chris Abbomondi and Ken Corrow are reuniting to helm the kitchen at Domain NYC in Harlem, where theyll serve up a refined take on eclectic American comfort food. [Grub Street]