Oktoberfest Comes to the Marrow; More on Ahmed Jama’s Resilience

• Chef Ahmed Jama refuses to shut down his restaurant in Mogadishu, even as it’s targeted by suicide bombers. [The NYer]

• In honor of Oktoberfest, the Marrow will host a dinner on Tuesday, October 1, at 7 p.m. Diners can expect to eat hearty German fare like braised rabbit and apple strudel. The four-course meal includes beverage pairings and is $110 per person; to make reservations, e-mail Katie Loeb at katie@themarrownyc.com. [Grub Street]

• Michelin-starred A Voce Columbus is now offering an exclusive large-format bottle of wine. The restaurant says it’s the first and only in the world to offer oversize bottles. The three-liter Montebello is available by the glass for $50 and by the half-bottle for $250, and other vintage wines will be introduced through the fall. [Grub Street]

• Kicking off on Tuesday, October 15, is WNYC’s fourth annual event series Lopate & Locavores, which runs on Tuesday nights at the Greene Space on Charlton Street. Guests include Bill Telepan and Eddie Huang, and the events will cover topics like opening a restaurant in New York and convincing kids to eat healthier. Tickets for each one cost $20 and can be purchased online. [Grub Street]

• Chef David Santos will cook with his former colleague and acclaimed one-armed chef David Drake in the next installment of his weekly Nossa Mesa supper club on Monday, September 30, at 7 p.m. They’ll prepare a hearty seven-course meal of smoked trout with brown-butter pretzel crumbs and blood sausage, which will take place place at Louro. It’s BYO and costs $75; reservations can be made by calling 212-206-0606. [Grub Street]

• Lower East Side purveyor of boozy cupcakes Prohibition Bakery is adding three new fall flavors to its lineup, including one called “Shiny Apple” with cheddar, apple, cider spices, and moonshine. [Grub Street]

Oktoberfest Comes to the Marrow; More on Ahmed Jama’s Resilience