Colman Andrews and Ruth Reichl Talk; Momofuku’s Besties Series

• James Ramirez, an opening cook at Mission Cantina, is cooking a dinner centered on his secret carnitas recipe at Crow Hill Supper Club on February 28 at 7:30 p.m. The meal will also feature tamales, citrus salad, and flan de cajeta alongside unlimited Singapore Slings and mezcal. Tickets are $55 per person and can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

Saveur co-founder and James Beard Award winner Colman Andrews will talk about his new memoir My Usual Table with Ruth Reichl on March 24 at the powerHouse arena in Brooklyn. The event runs from 7 to 9 p.m and reservations, which can be made by emailing rsvp@powerhousearea.com, are appreciated. [Grub Street]

• On February 26, Momofuku will host its monthly 2014 Besties Series at Ma Peche, where best friend duos hop behind the bar, and a dollar from each cocktail is donated to City Harvest. First up are Nacho Jimenez of the Daily and Masa Urushido of Saxon + Parole. [Grub Street]

• On March 3, at 6 p.m., Food Network personality Sunny Anderson will host Small Plates, Big Hearts, a benefit for NYC’s Food and Finance High School. There will be cocktails, food from restaurants like L’Apicio and Union Square Café, a live and silent auction, as well as an appearance by Bobby Flay. Tickets are $250 for general admission and $500 for VIP; available here. [Grub Street]

Colman Andrews and Ruth Reichl Talk; Momofuku’s Besties Series