Neighborhood Watch

Brooklyn Star Opens March 9, Reveals Menu; Melo Madness Hits Chelsea and Midtown

Bedford-Stuyvesant: La Table Exquise at 370 Tompkins Avenue is offering a new all-you-can-eat $20 brunch buffet with made-to-order omelettes and French toast from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday. (Nonalcoholic) drinks are included. [Bed-Stuy Blog]

Chelsea: Melo Madness! DBar welcomes Carmelo Anthony to the Big Apple with an honorary, limited-time “Cara-Melo” cocktail. What’s in a “Cara-Melo”? Russian Standard Vodka (the vodka of champions, of course), apple cider, apple liqueur, simple syrup, and a caramel-covered apple slice. [Grub Street]

Gramercy: I Trulli Ristorante will host a Taste of Piemonte dinner with winemaker Mario Andrion Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Chef Patti Jackson will serve a specially created five-course menu to pair with wines from Mario’s vineyard, Castello di Verdurno; it’s $125 per person. [Grub Street]

Midtown West: Chef Julian Medina’s Mexican Chocolate menu from his Valentine’s Day battle against Iron Chef Jose Garces is now available at Toloache through February 28. The menu is offered à la carte or as a $65 tasting menu. [Grub Street]

Urban Girl Squad has teamed up with Caesar’s Palace to host Casino Night at the Empire Room tomorrow night. For $15, you get cocktails and gambling lessons from professional dealers. [Grub Street]

More Melo: Carnegie Deli celebrates our newest Knick with the “Melo Sandwich,” a $21.95 tribute of pastrami, corned beef, salami, bacon, tomato, and Russian dressing on rye. We hope this brings more luck than last year’s sandwich, the Lebron MVP. [Midtown Lunch]

Free ice-cream sandwiches! The sweets food truck Sweetery is on 52nd Street all day today and giving away free ice-cream sandwiches if you use Tenka. [Midtown Lunch]

Next month, a pop-up peanut butter “museum,” dubbed Nutropolitan Museum of Art, will open at the Openhouse Gallery at 201 Mulberry Street. Unfortunately, it’s just prints of sandwiches, not any real ones … [Fork in the Road/VV]

Park Slope: Beer Table will host a Barrier Brewing Co. Tasting on Monday at 7 p.m. for $35 per seat. Barrier’s Evan Klein and Craig Frymark will tell you the history of the brewery and walk you through the selected brews. If you don’t want to buy a ticket, Evan and Craig are sticking around for Beer Table’s monthly, free “homebrewer’s meetup” to taste and critique homemade brews. [Grub Street]

Upper West Side: Ditch Plains soft-opened and is offering a 15 percent discount until its official opening on March 1. [My Upper West]

Westchester: Save the date for Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture’s annual Sheep Sheering Day on April 23, 10 a.m to 3p.m. Tickets go on sale February 28 for members and March 14 for the general pubic. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg: Joaquin Baca’s Brooklyn Star will open in its new location on March 9, and the menu includes roasted marrow bones with Texas toast. [Eater NY]

Brooklyn Star Opens March 9, Reveals Menu; Melo Madness Hits Chelsea and Midtown