Winemaker Dinner at Clement; Super Bowl Specials at the Butterfly

Clement at the Peninsula Hotel will host the first dinner of their Color Room Winemaker Series on January 31 at 6:30 p.m. The six-course menu will feature dishes like uni risotto with white truffles and bay scallops with lardons alongside curated wine pairings from the Hess Collection Winery in Napa Valley. Tickets are $275 per person and can be purchased by calling 212-903-3923. [Grub Street]

• The Food Book Fair is back for its third year and will take place April 25 to 27 at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. More soon, but save the date. [Grub Street]

The Butterfly is hosting a Super Bowl viewing party with a slew of specials for game day, including $4 draft beers and $9 house cocktails. There will also be passed hors d’oeuvres at halftime that includes fare like nachos, pork rinds, chicken wings, and fresh baked cookies. [Grub Street]

• The cozy Gaia Italian Café on Houston Street, which closed in December and has only been open intermittently thereafter, will remain shuttered until February 15 so that owner Gaia Bagnasacco can take a well-deserved break in Italy for a few weeks. [The Lo-Down NY]

• Simone Sonnier-Jang, a Los Angeles fast-food worker who helped inspire a national debate on inequality with her story about struggling to support her two kids on an $8-an-hour salary from McDonald’s, will attend the State of the Union Address on Tuesday. [Grub Street]

• A man walked into a bar in Tunstall, England, naked from the waist down and carrying a bag of sex toys. “If anyone has a problem with me they can take it outside,” he told customers before the police arrived, who found him to be in possession of amphetamine. (The 51-year-old told police he “may have taken too much” of the drug.) [The Sentinel]

Winemaker Dinner at Clement; Super Bowl Specials at the Butterfly