Neighborhood Watch

Three-Foot Heroes From Torrisi for Football Sundays; Cider ’n Sliders at Anfora

Financial District: According to a handwritten note in the store window, Maiden Lane–based Vietnamese sandwich shop Baoguette will soon be moving to a new location at 75 Nassau (between John and Fulton Streets), around the corner from its current digs. [Midtown Lunch]
Flushing: Joe DiStefano, the foodie behind Edible QueensWorld’s Fare blog, is hosting a Feasting on Flushing food tour of the neighborhood’s most notable Chinese eateries. Tickets for the all-inclusive three-hour tour are $60 per person through Vayable, but if your haiku skills are sharp, you could snag a spot for free. [Grub Street]
Long Island City: The Home on the Grange festival, postponed owing to inclement weather, is now set for tomorrow, October 1 from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm. The buffet-style menu (braised beef short ribs, glazed pork belly, artisan cheeses, charcuterie) will make use of seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. Tickets are $89 per person and are available online at, as well as in person at the Manchester Pub. [Grub Street]

Midtown: Abboccato, celebrating its seventh anniversary this month, will introduce a new happy-hour menu starting October 3: cocktails for $7, beer for $5, and a selection of small plates, insalatas, primi, and secondi. [Grub Street]
Nolita: To celebrate football season, Torrisi Italian Specialties will make their three-foot-long house classic heroes available for order on Sundays starting this week. Prices range from $35 to $40, and a day’s advance notice is recommended. [Grub Street]
West Village: Anfora will debut an autumn-appropriate Cider ‘n Sliders special starting this weekend. Each Sunday from 3 p.m. to midnight, guests can get a lamb slider and their choice of a hot or cold cider (Greenmarket Apple and Farnum Hill “Dooryard”, respectively) for $11. Ciders can be mixed with a variety of spirits, including Rittenhouse Rye, Bacardi Spiced Rum, and Stoli Vanilla. [Grub Street]

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