Kickstarter for Feminist Food Magazine; Vegetarian Tasting at ACME

RENDER, a brand-new feminist food magazine based out of Portland, Oregon, has launched a Kickstarter. To help support its "mission to look at food culture through a feminist lens," donate here. [Grub Street]

Starting Friday, August 1, Contrada is inviting people in to read aloud from Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities one prose poem per day at 6 p.m. The first reader to arrive each day will earn a free drink. [Grub Street]

Mads Refslund has debuted a vegetarian tasting menu at ACME: It's available nightly, costs $65, and includes nine courses. [Grub Street]

On Summer Fridays and during weekend brunch, Cookshop now offers a frozen treat with Devils Cut bourbon, muddled blueberries, Barrows ginger liqueur, and ginger beer. [Grub Street]

Two new flavors at the Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream pop-up at Gotham West: Sweet-Cream Biscuits and Peach Jam, and Riesling-Poached Pear Sorbet. [Grub Street]

Num Pang's excellent grilled-peach-and-bacon sandwich is back on the menu today at the NoMad, Times Square, and Grand Central locations. [Grub Street]