Taste of Tribeca Tickets; Dave Arnold’s Cocktail Class

• The 20th annual Taste of Tribeca will take place on Saturday, May 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Duane Street (between Greenwich and Hudson Streets). There will be tastings from restaurants such as Bouley and Tribeca Grill, live entertainment, and wine tastings. Tickets, which are $45 per person for general admission (six tastes) and $350 to $950 for premium seating (includes personal food runners and reserved seating), go on sale March 1 and can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

• On March 2 from 1 to 3 p.m., Dave Arnold will host a class on high-tech cocktail techniques at Booker and Dax. For $75, you can learn how to use carbonation, centrifugation, and enzyme applications to make a killer drink. Tickets can be purchased online. [Grub Street]

• Burger chainlet Clarke’s Standard is currently offering a happy-hour special through which customers can get a junior cheeseburger and a beer for $5.90 from 3 p.m. until close, daily, at all locations across the city. [Grub Street]