Neighborhood Watch

A Home-Brew Contest at Sycamore; Free Mimosas at Gnocco

Ditmas Park: The Castello Plan hosts a three-course Burgundy wine dinner and tarot card reading on August 23. The cost for the evening is $75; call 718-856-8888 for reservations. [Ditmas Park Blog]

East Village: Gnocco offers a free mimosa with brunch every Saturday and Sunday through September 12. [Grub Street]

Korzo Haus is now open at 178 Seventh Street. [EV Grieve]

Flatbush: Twenty home brews square off during the Brooklyn Wort home-brew contest at Sycamore this Saturday. Tastings begin at 2:30 p.m.; tickets are $20. [24/7 Brooklyn]

Flushing: The Queens Asian Feastival will be held September 6 at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel. From noon until 5 p.m., food, beer, sake, and wine tastings will be available, as well as panel discussions with local chefs, cookbook signings, and cooking demonstrations. For more information, visit the festival’s website. [Grub Street]

Midtown: The restaurants at Grand Central offer prix fixe menus and discounts starting today, part of the terminal’s inaugural Dining Week, which runs through August 29. [Grub Street]

A Home-Brew Contest at Sycamore; Free Mimosas at Gnocco