Blue Smoke’s Beer Pairings; Fedora’s Throwback Dinner

Blue Smoke is hosting four-course beer pairing dinners this summer. The June 3 kickoff event is focused on seafood and summer beers. Grab your tickets here. [Grub Street]

• From June 4 to June 6, Fedora is dusting off a menu from 1975, celebrating the heritage of its space. The $75 meal will include dishes like beef Stroganoff and baked ziti. E-mail for seats (though you can walk in too). [Grub Street]

The Meatball Shop’s Daniel Holzman is doing a pop-up on the Upper East Side on June 6. Stop by 83 1/2 for family-style dishes like broiled salmon and lamb scaloppini. The dinner is $60 per person and $80 with cocktail pairings. There will be no meatballs on the menu, but he is opening a fifth location uptown this summer. [Grub Street]

• In honor of its 25th birthday, Dinosaur-Bar-B-Q is hosting a social-media contest. Post your best or quirkiest photos with the hashtag #BestinDINO for a chance to win two fast passes to Big Apple Barbecue. The contest goes through June 3. [Grub Street]

• SlantShack Jerky is among the many vendors left with excessive food after GoogaMooga got rained out. Take advantage of its surplus by buying discounted jerky (plus free shipping!) through June 5. [Grub Street]

Fletcher’s open-air market opens at Pier 57 tomorrow. It’ll be serving barbecue sandwiches every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.. [Grub Street]

• Over in L.A., Vinny Dotolo and Jon Snook announced they’ll be taking over the Damiano Mr. Pizza space. [Eater L.A.]

Gotham Bar and Grill has hired Jeremy Hawn (previously of Marea) as its resident mixologist, and he’s launching a new cocktail menu. [Grub Street]

Blue Smoke’s Beer Pairings; Fedora’s Throwback Dinner