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Half-Off Iced Tea at Podunk; Contra Now Accepts Online Reservations

Podunk is offering half-off iced tea and warm scones all summer long. The East Village tea room recently got buried under scaffolding — so show it some extra love! You have to like Podunk's Instagram post to redeem the deal. [Grub Street]

• Every Tuesday, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., Ruschmeyer's is hosting burger night, with burgers from guest chefs like Noah Bernamoff of Mile End, Mike Poiarkoff of Vinegar Hill House, and Nate Smith of Allswell. [Grub Street]

Contra will host Jonathan Tam, the sous chef at Relae in Copenhagen, this Wednesday and Thursday, offering a $70 tasting menu. The Lower East Side restaurant also recently started taking reservations online via SeatMe. [Grub Street]

FIKA, the Swedish espresso and chocolate bar, will open its tenth location 555 Sixth Avenue. Get ready for, well, more chocolate and coffee. [Grub Street]

The River Café will host an all-star reunion dinner on July 16 to benefit ALS research and offset Gerry Hayden's medical bills. Tickets cost $250. [Grub Street]

M. Wells Steakhouse will serve food at the LIC Music & Film Series, taking place in an empty lot in Queens at Crescent Street at 44th Road, August 2 to September 20. There's no official menu yet, but expect small plates, flavored popcorn, and wood-fired foods. More information here. [DNAinfo]

Littleneck Outpost, located at 128 Franklin Street in Greenpoint, opened today. The café's an offshoot of Littleneck's Gowanus seafood restaurant, and serves breakfast, salads, soup, and sandwiches like radish with bonito butter and seaweed salt. [Grub Street]

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