Cheese for Charity at Murray’s; Bill’s Food & Drink Launches Lunch Service

• Head to Murray’s Cheese After Hours for beer, cider, and seasonal cheeses on Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The Bleecker Street location invites guests to taste holiday cheeses while raising money for the Food Bank for NYC’s emergency Sandy fund. Tickets are $10 per person, and event attendees will save 20 percent on all purchases. Sign up here. [Grub Street]

Bill’s Food & Drink launched lunch service today. Lunch is now available Monday through Friday starting at 11:30 a.m. and features a few items from the dinner menu along with new, lunch-only dishes including “Manhattan”-style bouillabaisse, a prime-rib sandwich, and conchiglie al forno pasta. [Grub Street]

Aamanns-Copenhagen opens for breakfast service tomorrow at 7 a.m. Order a special blend of BonJo coffee, Tea Forté tea, and light breakfast items (including danish, of course) to go or to stay in the dining room until 11 a.m. on weekdays. [Grub Street]

• Celebrate kimchee and its near-limitless possibilities at the release party for The Kimchi Cookbook: 60 Traditional & Modern Ways to Make & Eat Kimchi by Lauryn Chun. Chow down on kimchee cornmeal pancakes, grilled MILKimcheese sandwiches, and other recipes from the book this Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Jimmy’s 43. Admission plus a copy of Chun’s book is $20, $5 of which will be contributed to the Sandy Relief Fund. Learn more about the event here. [Grub Street]

Lilium at the W in Union Square is marking the 79th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition with four prohibition-themed flights (that’s a half-ounce pour) and two cocktails. December 5, indulge in moonshine, rye, a “Blonde Manhattan,” and more for $15 per drink. [Grub Street]

Watch Dorie Greenspan whip up some port jammers, and then create your own cookie recipe using Bin 27 Port to enter to win a weekend with Dorie and Jacques Torres. Submit your “BIN 27 Port & Cookie Rumble” entry here by December 31. [Grub Street]

• For a limited time, Fatty ‘Cue in the West Village will serve the soon-to-reopen Williamsburg location’s Smoked Brisket Sandwich during lunchtime hours. Starting today, get house-smoked Brandt Beef brisket and Cabot clothbound cheddar topped with pickled onions, aioli, chile jam, and cilantro on toasted Parisi bread with a side salad or house-made chips for $13 on Carmine Street. [Grub Street]

Cheese for Charity at Murray’s; Bill’s Food & Drink Launches Lunch