Academy Awards Viewing Parties at Osteria Morini and Sugar and Plumm; Wine Classes at Terroir

• Everyone wins on Oscar night when Sugar and Plumm offers hand-crafted chocolate statuettes. The edible Oscars come in dark, milk, and gold dark chocolate and are also sold online. [Grub Street]

Osteria Morini is also hosting its own Oscars viewing party on February 24. Starting at 5 p.m., take in the celebrities while inhaling stuffed pasta bites. [Grub Street]

Winter wine classes kick off at Terroir Park Slope on February 16. With an introduction by Terroir co-owner Paul Grieco, the six-part series will cover a different wine each week, from the glory of Riesling to why pinot noir is the Lindsay Lohan of grapes. Saturdays at 4 p.m., then again at 5:30 p.m.; $20 a seat with a max of twelve per class; e-mail Allison Whittinghill to reserve a spot. [Grub Street]

• On February 22, Má Pêche will hold its first 56th Street Round Table for 2013 with a discussion of “What it means to be (come) an American.” Lunch will follow a panel featuring photojournalist Gabriele Stabile. Tickets are $35. Buy them here. [Grub Street]

• Tribeca’s Marc Forgione restaurant welcomes chef Stephen Wambach as its new chef de cuisine. Wambach comes from stints at the Four Seasons Beirut and Manrey Hotel in Panama City. [Grub Street]

• Besides launching a cocktail list, Cobble Hill’s casual Italian standby Brucie is now open on Sundays. Come by for brunch from 11 to 3:30 p.m. or dinner from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. [Grub Street]

• The DOH shut down Magnolia Bakery yesterday. Are New York and Dave Hill to blame? [Eater NY]

Academy Awards Viewing Parties at Osteria Morini and Sugar and Plumm; Wine