Neighborhood Watch

Fatty ’Cue Hosts a Pig Roast; Brasserie and Café Centro Launch Game-Meat Menus

Ditmas Park: The Old Fashioned, an ice-cream parlor and cocktail lounge that’s the brainchild of a chef and a party planner, plans to open next summer. The owners are still scouting for a space. [Fork in the Road/VV]

Flatiron: Hill Country hosts a craft beer and barbecue dinner next Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The $60 four-course dinner, a partnership with the Abita Brewing Company, includes beer pairings and discussions with Abita’s brewmaster and Hill Country corporate chef Charles Grund. E-mail for reservations, or call 212-255-4544, extension 13. [Grub Street]

Midtown: Brasserie, Brasserie 8 ½, and Café Centro offer special game-meat-oriented autumn menus — featuring various takes on buffalo, goat, boar, venison, and pheasant — available October 15 to November 15. [Grub Street]

Park Slope: The third annual Park Slope Restaurant Tour is tomorrow night along Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Avenues. Starting at 6 p.m., more than 30 restaurants will distribute samples and offer discounts. [Buy in Brooklyn]

An Italian crêpe and espresso bar is in development at 324 Seventh Avenue. [Brownstoner]

Union Square: Rosa Mexicano hosts a free cooking demo this Saturday at 10 a.m. featuring chocolate-infused recipes. Reservations for the event, part of their annual Mexican Chocolate Festival, can be made at 212-397-0666. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg: Garrett Oliver, Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster and author of cookbook The Brewmaster’s Table, demonstrates his favorite recipes tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Kitchen, with Brooklyn Brewery pairings. [Feed/TONY]

Fatty ‘Cue and Cabrito unite tomorrow night at 6 p.m for Zak Pelaccio’s ‘CueBrito, a barbecue and pig roast in Fatty ‘Cue’s new backyard. Tickets are $50 at the door; the dinner starts at 5 p.m. and goes until the meat runs out. [Grub Street]

Fatty ’Cue Hosts a Pig Roast; Brasserie and Café Centro Launch