One-Dollar Cocktails at the Tippler; Fatty Crab’s Seventh Anniversary

• Flatiron restaurant Silk Rd Tavern will host a seven-course beer-tasting dinner with Flying Dog Brewery on Wednesday, September 19. Flying Dog beer will pair with dishes like braised short rib with kimchee Brussels sprouts and Korean macaroni and cheese. The dinner is $45 per person from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reserve at Silk Rd Tavern. [Grub Street]

• The Times toured Mexico City with Roberto Santibanez, searching for the best tacos, tortas, and tamales. [NYT]

The Smith Midtown is launching weekday lunch delivery. The American brasserie will deliver Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., from 47th Street to 55th Street and 1st Avenue to Lexington Avenue. The delivery menu includes items not on the regular lunch menu like a traditional shrimp roll and a variety of pressed melts served on baguettes. [Grub Street]

• Come up with a community project related to sustainable food and farming for a chance to speak at TEDxManhattan 2012. Applications for the TEDxManhattan Challenge must be received by October 1. Projects entered should have a name, involve other members of a community, and positively impact how that community eats. [Grub Street]

Fatty Crab will be celebrating its seventh anniversary with a month of specials and Maryland-style crab boils starting today and ending October 17. Fatty ‘Cue will join the celebration with dinner specials throughout the month, too. [Grub Street]

• Piaztlan Authentic Mexican Food took home the coveted Vendy Cup at this past weekend’s Vendy Awards held on Governors Island. [NYDN]

• Anthony Bourdain named Hell’s Kitchen dive the Distinguished Wakamba Cocktail Lounge one of his top five bars — that’s top five in the world — for its dedication to shirking trends and sticking to the basics. [Food and Wine]

• Speaking of Bourdain, Osteria Morini is hosting a No Reservations viewing party September 24 at 10:15 p.m. Watch the show with chef Michael White, and see him visit Emilia Romagna, Italy, with Tony. Arrive anytime after 9:30 p.m. for $10 pasta specials. [Grub Street]

The Tippler is commemorating one year with $1 cocktails for one week only. The deal runs from September 17 to September 21, between the hours of 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. [Grub Street]

• Fifty restaurants in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, and New Jersey will offer specials during Thai Restaurant Week. Prix fixe lunch menus start at $6.96, and dinner menus start at $15.95. Participating restaurants include Kittichai, Galanga, and Mee Thai. [Grub Street]

• Next Monday, September 24, Swine on Hudson Street is offering a prix fixe Hatch Chile dinner in honor of New Mexico’s seasonal Hatch Chiles. Each dish will highlight a different variety of the chiles shipped from a farmer in New Mexico. Tickets are $70 per person. Reserve one of four seating times online. [Grub Street]

One-Dollar Cocktails at the Tippler; Fatty Crab’s Seventh Anniversary