Murray’s Cheese Selling Sandy-Rescued Comté; Mile End Brings Back Lunch

• Smoked meat! Mile End in Boerum Hill is reopening for lunch starting November 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, with regular brunch service still going on Saturdays and Sundays as usual.

Union Square Café is hosting dinner with Alice Waters and wine importer Kermit Lynch on November 19. The dinner, which is in honor of Waters’s new book The Art of Simple Cooking 2 and the 25th-anniversary edition of Lynch’s Adventures on the Wine Route, will feature five courses from The Art of Simple Cooking and wine pairings curated by Lynch. Both authors will be on hand to sign books and meet guests. Tickets are $250 per person and include a signed copy of either signed book, as well as a donation to the Edible Schoolyard. Seatings are available between 5:30 p.m and 10 p.m and can be made by calling 212-243-4020. [Grub Street]

Saxon + Parole, the trendy East Village restaurant, recently opened an outpost in Moscow. The menu features “grilled meats and aquatic delights” with locally sourced produce as well as cocktails on draft and in bottles. The 132-seat restaurant is located in the heart of the city; more information can be found online. [Grub Street]

Murray’s is now selling Comté Saint Antoine salvaged from their Sandy-flooded cheese caves. Aged for an extra year, the commemorative Comté is said to be nutty with a “tenacious alpine flavor” and is going for $39.99 a pound. All proceeds benefit the Rockaway Rescue Alliance Shore Soup Project, a grassroots disaster relief effort. More details here. [Grub Street]

• On Friday, November 1, from 6 p.m to 8 p.m., PowerHouse Arena will host the launch of Andy Ricker’s Pok Pok cookbook. The chef will be on hand to discuss the book with co-author JJ Goode and Bon Appetit’s Andrew Knowlton. For more information, call 718-666-11201. Reservations are recommended and can be made by e-mailing rsvp@powerhousearena.com. [Grub Street]

Barley & Grain is launching “Triple Play Mondays” starting tonight, which means diners can chow down on a Wagyu burger, fries, a shot of bourbon, and a pint of American craft beer for $25 while watching Monday Night Football or the World Series. [Grub Street]

• Art-installation-cum-restaurant Preserve24 is now serving brunch on Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m until 3:30 p.m. This also means brunch happy-hour specials like $6 bloody Marys and mimosas, and $3 draft beers. [Grub Street]

Zito’s Sandwich Shoppe in Park Slope is hosting a beer-and-sausage event on October 30. From 7 p.m until 10 p.m., diners can enjoy four different Italian sausages, unlimited Sixpoint beers, and plenty of samples of various spins on arancini. Tickets are $35 per person; reservations can be made by calling 718-857-1950. [Grub Street]

Westside Market NYC will be opening a new location in the East Village, the store’s first location on the east side of Manhattan. The store will be housed at the bottom of a new luxury rental building on Third Avenue and is slated to open in Summer 2014. [Grub Street]

• Two years ago, Nitehawk Cinema set a historical precedent by having the Prohibition-era New York State liquor ban in motion picture theaters overturned. In honor of being able to booze while watching a movie, they will be offering an all-day happy hour, consisting of $4 well drinks and draft beers, today from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. in each theater and the café. [Grub Street]

• The Chobani store in Soho will be closed from October 28 through November 6 as it undergoes expansion plans. The store will reopen November 6 until the end of the month, at which time it will close again to finish the construction work on the 150 Prince Street location. The expanded store will include a larger menu and more seats. [Grub Street]

• Anyone dressed in costume wanting to eat something else besides candy on Halloween can stop by any Chipotle nationwide from 4 p.m. until closing to receive any burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos for $3. All proceeds will benefit the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to creating a more sustainable food supply. [Grub Street]

Murray’s Cheese Selling Sandy-Rescued Comté; Mile End Brings Back