Neighboorhood Watch

Food Curated Premieres Tomorrow With Free Samples; Overseas Taste Closed by DOH

Cobble Hill: 61 Local is having a chocolate tasting from the likes of Jacques Torres and Cacao Prieto. There are only 25 tickets left, which can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

Harlem: Harlem Italian eatery Ristorante Settepani announces its summer dinner menu, including roasted pepper rolls and scallops encased in open ravioli. [Grub Street]

Hell’s Kitchen: Apparently appropriate to its neighborhood name, “delicate matters” have led to chef David Malbequi at La Silhouette being out, and Matthew Tropeano (originally from Le Grenouille) in. [Eater NY]

Lower East Side: Malaysian restaurant Overseas Taste has been closed by the DOH owing to improper holding temperatures for food, roaches, and plumbing issues. [Lo-Down NY]

Upper West Side: The newly revamped Gastroarte menu now offers one free Spanish tapas with any two glasses of wine or mixed drinks ordered. And in the dining room for $45 per person, diners can enjoy an appetizer, entree, chef’s choice dessert, and two glasses of wine. [Grub Street]

Tavern on the Green hosts “Twilight at Tavern” on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. There will be samples of doughnuts, Robicelli’s cupcakes, and Danny macarons, following a free outdoor screening of the season premiere of Food Curated. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg: Zubrowka, a traditional Polish rye-based vodka (infused with “bison grass”), will be served cocktail style with buffalo burgers for $6, courtesy of the Meat Hook. The bison-grass vodka cocktail and burger cookout takes place this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Richardson. [Grub Street]

Maison Premiere’s outdoor garden is now offering a daily happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Over twenty varieties of oysters will be on special for $1 each. [Grub Street]

Food Curated Premieres Tomorrow With Free Samples; Overseas Taste