Neighborhood Watch

Daniel Boulud’s Tour de New York; Pour George Opens in West Village

Lower East Side: Cooking summer camp starts Monday at Whole Foods Market Bowery. Classes range from $150 to $400 depending on age. [Grub Street]

To celebrate the Tour de France (now through July 24), Daniel Boulud is holding his own Tour de New York. Receive an official stamp when you order an entree at any of his New York restaurants, and five stamps gets you a free lunch for four at DBGB. [Grub Street]

Head to Culturefix tonight or tomorrow night after 5 p.m. for a free dish to help choose their theme for this month’s supper club, dinnerfix, by tasting and answering a series of questions. The person with the best response wins a free ticket (with drink pairing) to dinnerfix, and the second best response gets two free drink pairings. [Grub Street]

Il laboratorio del gelato will reopen at 95 Orchard Street this weekend. [Bowery Boogie]

The Japanese restaurant we mentioned opening at 231 Eldridge Street from chef Akiko Thurnauer has been named Family Recipe and will honor her father by offering a mix of recipes from her childhood, with a focus on local and seasonal food; it’s rumored for July. [Boogie Bowery]

Midtown East: Ciao Bella in Grand Central is selling $1 Bambini on Wednesdays to celebrate Ice Cream Month. [Grub Street]

The Pamplona festival of the Running of the Bulls goes today through the 14th and La Fonda Del Sol is celebrating with a special tapas menu ($8 per tapa or 3 for $19). [Grub Street]

Red Hook: Baked is giving away a free giant wedding cake (or assortment of cupcakes) for up to 150 people to the first gay couple to marry between July 24 and August 1 (besides for a minor consultation and delivery fee). Other couples that sign on before September 1 can still get 10 percent off. [Eater NY]

Upper East Side: Sfoglia unveiled their new $28 summer three-course prix fixe lunch menu yesterday, featuring gnocchi with pesto Genovese, pickled artichokes, and mackerel with roasted cherry tomatoes and red peppers. [Grub Street]

Upper West Side: Kefi has introduced new Greek summer cocktails, including frozen cocktail Aura (Akvinta vodka, fresh mango, apricot, and triple sec), plus three different types of Ouzo Shooters. [Grub Street]

West Village: BlackboardEats is hosting at $75 six-course dinner with cocktail pairings at Empellón on July 18 at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are available here for BBE subscribers and their friends through Friday. [Grub Street]

A new high-end sports bar, Pour George, opened at 35 West 8th Street with elevated takes on classic bar food from Shorty’s.32 chef Josh Eden, like crispy chicken wings, cod fritters, and grilled shrimp, served until 2 a.m. [Grub Street]

Daniel Boulud’s Tour de New York; Pour George Opens in West Village