Take Root’s Vegetarian Tasting; Chicken-Fried Blowfish Tails at Cull & Pistol

Take Root will offer another vegetarian tasting menu from July 31 to August 2. The $85 per person, six-course menu includes Greenmarket produce and dishes with ingredients grown in the restaurant's garden, like tomato with white soy and wood sorrel. Reservations here. [Grub Street]

Cull & Pistol has a new summer menu, with offerings like chicken-fried blowfish tails and hand-cut tarragon spaghetti with Alaskan king crab. [Grub Street]

Lucky Peach will celebrate the launch of its Seashore issue with readings, oysters, and martinis at the Williams-Sonoma in Union Square on August 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and more information can be found here. [Grub Street]

Playland Motel and Blackwell Rum are hosting Reggae Nights every Friday night all summer long, with plenty of cocktails to go around. [Grub Street]