Amanda Freitag Helps Citymeals; 21 Club Introduces New Chef

Tickets are now on sale for Tasting Table’s Fifth Annual Lobster Rumble. Scheduled for June 5, the Rumble will feature 23 contenders from across the coast, including Luke Holden (Luke’s Lobster) and Mike Price (the Clam) in a taste-off. [Grub Street]

• The Great Street Meet, sponsored by the Street Vendor Project, will take place on May 6. Vendors include Beauty and Essex and Cinnamon Snail; tickets start at $35. [Grub Street]

• The 21 Club has announced the appointment of a new executive chef, Sylvain Delpique, most recently of L’Escale in Connecticut. Delpique plans to introduce his menus later this spring. [Grub Street]

• Chefs like Ryan Hardy (of Charlie Bird) and Amanda Freitag (Empire Diner) joined forces for yesterday’s Citymeals mission, which delivered hot dishes to 425 homebound elderly New Yorkers. [Grub Street]