Perla Does Lunch; Chipotle Offers Half-Off Burritos to the NYPD

• As of this weekend, Perla will serve lunch on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu is an abbreviated version of the dinner menu and includes pastas, pizzas, sandwiches, and salads. [Grub Street]

• Barrio 47 is now hosting a “farm to fire” dinner that will showcase a different meat every Tuesday until August 28. Reservations are $25 a person and can be made here. [Grub Street]

• The Times reports that police officers get a 50 percent discount at the Chipotle on Montague Street in Brooklyn. If Internal Affairs gets wind of the price cut, there’s a chance policemen might be barred from frequenting the spot. [NYT]

• Every Tuesday, La Biblioteca will hold a meet-and-greet with an ambassador from a different distillery who will pour flights for $15 a person. The sessions start at 5 p.m. [Grub Street]

• McDonald’s has a monopoly on French fries, at least at the Olympics. Their sponsorship deal at the games bans other vendors from selling the fast-food staple. [HuffPo]

• Alobar will now feature Whiskey Tuesdays, where all whiskey cocktails will be $8. Flights of whiskey will also be available. [Grub Street]

Tickets are now on sale for Travel + Leisure Global Bazaar. The event will take be from September 28 to 30 and will be reminiscent of an exotic marketplace. Chefs José Andrés, Morimoto, and Scott Conant will be in attendance. [Grub Street]

Perla Does Lunch; Chipotle Offers Half-Off Burritos to the NYPD