Foraging in Prospect Park; Fall Cocktail Lists at the Wayland and Maison Premiere

• New York isn’t the exact midpoint between L.A. and Stockholm, but it’s where Sweden’s Mathias Dahlgren will meet up with Jordan Kahn, the chef of L.A.’s Red Medicine: The pair will be cooking a six-course meal highlighting their local cuisines at Wall and Water on Tuesday, October 2. Tickets are $225. [Grub Street]

• Freshly reopened after their expansion, the cocktail maestros at the Wayland have released their fall cocktail list. Highlights include the All-Hallows (bourbon, pumpkin purée, cinnamon syrup, lemon, and bitters) and the Angela’s Arch (mezcal, a Malbec reduction, rye, Aperol, and bitters). See the full list here. [Grub Street]

• Get your authentic Thai fix in the daylight: Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok Phat Thai is now offering lunch; hours are 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. [Grub Street]

• Williamsburg’s Maison Premiere has also unveiled a fall cocktail menu, featuring selections like the Sir Michael Caine (rum, lime, hibiscus, cane syrup, absinthe) and the Old Hickory (Dolin dry vermouth, Carpano Antica, Peychaud’s, orange bitters). See the full list here. [Grub Street]

• WYNC kicks off their annual Lopate and Locavores series at the Greene Performance Space in Soho tonight at 7 p.m., with a conversation between April Bloomfield, Mario Batali, and David Bouley. Tickets to tonight’s event are sold out, but they are still available for a talk on foraging featuring Noma and Acme’s Mads Refslund on Tuesday, October 2, and a discussion of making food in New York on Tuesday, October 9. Tickets are $17.50 through the Green Space, and all three events will stream live online. [Grub Street]

• Enlightenment Wines, a small, New York–based winery, will be operating a pop-up bar at Whirlybird in Williamsburg on Thursday, September 27, and Thursday, October 4. Enlightenment’s selection of wines and mead made in small runs from locally sourced ingredients will be available by the glass. [Grub Street]

• The terrace at Hell’s Kitchen micro-hotel Yotel will offer a far-east take on Oktoberfest from October 3 through 9, with seasonal Japanese beers and bar snacks. [Grub Street]

• Midtown office workers can now get their Peruvian fix at lunch: Manos Peruanas is now parking on 47th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, serving Peruvian standards daily. [Midtown Lunch]

• Upper West Side épicerie Gastronomie 491 will host a wine-and-cheese tasting together with the Joy of Cheese on Tuesday, October 2. The tasting will be structured as a face-off, allowing guests to assess pairs of comparable wines and cheeses. Tickets, $20, available through Brown Paper Tickets. [Grub Street]

• Soho newcomer Principessa is celebrating opening with a brunch special: This weekend from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., $15 gets you a pancetta, egg, and cheese pizza with a Prosecco pairing. [Grub Street]

The Global Festival, a star-studded charity concert in Central Park, is going down this Saturday, September 29. VIP ticket-holders will get to sip on their signature cocktail, the Starr Fair Trade Punch, which features Starr African rum mixed with blueberries purée, lime juice, agave nectar, and ginger syrup. [Grub Street]

• Ditmas Park’s the Farm on Adderly is offering a guided foraging tour of Prospect Park followed by a foraging-inspired dinner at the restaurant on Sunday, October 7. The tour and dinner are $80, e-mail to reserve a spot. [Grub Street]

Foraging in Prospect Park; Fall Cocktail Lists at the Wayland and Maison