Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams’ Hot-Toddy Sorbet Returns; Bareburger Launches Composting Program

• The Cobble Hill Bareburger will be the first Bareburger to launch a composting program. The restaurant will compost food scraps leftover from diners and from food preparation. [Grub Street]

Sons of Essex is wedding its culinary offerings with the drinking expertise of Empire Brewing Company for a four-course beer-pairings dinner at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 13. Tickets cost $59 per person; call 212-674-7100 for a reservation. [Grub Street]

• Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams is once again making its hot-toddy sorbet. If you’re waging a Sudafed war against your cold, eat some ice cream instead. Available online. [Grub Street]

• In the wake of ten years on the Upper East Side, David Burke Townhouse is closing for renovations until Valentine’s Day. In the meantime, David Burke Fishtail, just a block north, will be picking up the slack. Townhouse-like dishes will be added to the menu during the hiatus. [Grub Street]