Rosé Season Begins at Brix Wine Shop; Mother’s Day Additions to Downtown Favorites

• On Saturday, executive chef Lawrence Knapp ofthe Hurricane Club will host a hands-on cooking class as part of De Gustibus Cooking School’s on-location series. From 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., students will learn how to make modern Polynesian cuisine before enjoying a spectacular seated lunch with paired wines. Tickets are $245 per class and can be can be purchased by calling (212) 239-1652 or visiting degustibusnyc.com. [Grub Street]

• Michael “Bao” Huynh’s Mickey’s Burger in Gramercy closed last week. Though no replacement has officially been announced, fans of the decadent namesake burger can expect another Bao concept to take its place. [Eater NY]

• If you’re into the pig, check out Chow’s new food-porny video of Bar Covo’s grilled heritage pork chops and cauliflower steaks. [Chow/NY1]

• On Friday, May 18, Brix Wine Shop will celebrate the dawning of rosé season with at their annual Rosé Gala from 5 to 8 p.m. Twenty rosés from top wine importers will be paired with local bites from East village food shops and restaurants. Tickets may be purchased in person or by phone for $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Remember to wear pink to receive a door prize, and all guests receive 10 percent off any bottle in store. [Grub Street]

• Tickets for Bon Appétit’s Grub Crawl Brooklyn are on sale now. The interactive neighborhood food tour will take you through the best of local Brooklyn fare. What to expect? Fine southern specialties at Seersucker and succulent sliders from the Meatball Shop to name a few. [Eater NY]

• Hear this, chocolate lovers: Tomorrow, May 10, Lindt will celebrate the grand opening of its flagship Chocolate Boutique in the Rolex building on Fifth Avenue. Buyers will receive a free Excellence bar with every purchase, and will be assisted through the new location by Lindt Chocolate Advisors. In the evening, guests will indulge in an exclusive opening celebration with representatives from Lindt and Wempe. [Grub Street]

• This Sunday, Ciano and the National will be toasting mothers with exceptional menu additions. At Ciano, a four-course meal at $89 a head will be served from noon until 7 p.m., with decadent dessert selections. In addition to their classic brunch menu, every mother will receive a complimentary MOMosa brunch cocktail to pair with at the National. [Grub Street]

• Craving the best of Neapolitan fare at your doorstep? The recently opened Via Tribunali now accepts delivery orders by phone, GrubHub, and SeamlessWeb. But don’t stay in this Sunday, when every mother at Via Tribunali will receive a complimentary glass of Prosecco and a fresh flower. Order a bottle of wine between 4 and 8 p.m. and customers will receive a complimentary pizza through the local deal app Leloca. [Grub Street]

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