Free Falafel at Mamoun’s; Big Gay Ice Cream Shakes It Up

The Highliner in Chelsea will offer a lobster roll-cocktail combo for $25 from lunch to close Monday in time for Memorial Day. Dine outside (if the weather allows) on Maine lobster tossed in lemon aioli and a California Surfer: housemade California apricot syrup, muddled orange, Sauvignon Blanc, and vodka. [Grub Street]

• Celebrate Bastille Day (that’s July 14 for you non-francophiles) with French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the Taste of Two Forks food and wine event in the Hamptons. Food from the tri-state area will be highlighted, and tickets are selling out. [Grub Street]

• Marine-esque dive bar Rusty Knot appropriately offers free drinks to any uniformed military persons thru May 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. in celebration of Fleet Week. [Eater NY]

• Singles can commingle while blending their own Bordeaux at this fun upcoming event at Brooklyn Winery. [Eventbrite]

• Get a free falafel sandwich from the St. Marks Mamoun’s location with a coupon. [Scoutmob]

• Danny Meyer’s seasonal open-air café Public Fare at Central Park’s Delacorte Theater is open for the summer until August 25, featuring breakfast, lunch, and some fancy hot dogs. [Grub Street]

• New Soho restaurant RSVP opens June 7 at 15 Watts Street, serving American nouveau dishes. The new spot from Jon Bakhshi will be decorated for ultimate flirtation and feature a Greenroom for private dining. Aside from foie gras dumplings and beef tartare tacos, Chef Seth Levine will offer brunch all day, every day (read: PB&J; pancakes). [Grub Street]

• Today, the shake schedule at Big Gay Ice Cream includes that oh-so-divine ginger-curry concoction that was met with mile-long lines at the Great GoogaMooga. Tomorrow’s shake is mocha-themed. [BGI]

• The new generic deli at 55th and Lexington is anything but: Red Olive has personalized burritos. [Midtown Lunch]

Free Falafel at Mamoun’s; Big Gay Ice Cream Shakes It Up