Justin Smillie’s Dinner at Osteria in Philadelphia; Farm-Focused Dinners at db Bistro Moderne

• Starting Tuesday at db bistro moderne, chef Brian Loiacono will host a series of dinners showcasing the bounty of local farmers. On April 29, Ray Bradley will bring Bradley Farms’ products to the restaurant at 7 p.m. Four courses with beverage pairings cost $95 per person. [Grub Street]

• On Wednesday, April 30, Justin Smillie will head to Philadelphia’s Osteria for a “Culinary Culture Swap” guest chef dinner. The four-course dinner is $85 per person and can be reserved by calling 215-763-0920. [Grub Street]

The Mandarin Oriental will host Luckyrice’s fifth anniversary celebration on May 2. Dinner and cocktails will be served from 8 to 10 p.m. [Grub Street]

• In honor of the return of KFC’s gut-busting Double Down, Epicurious offers four original, bread-free alternatives to the chicken-on-chicken sandwich. [Epicurious]

• Join Lavazza’s Francine Sagan at Eataly on May 3 for a coffee class and tasting demo. Pastries will be served. RSVP here. [Grub Street]

• On May 10, hop aboard the “Ship to Shore” sea-to-table tasting cruise, in honor of Sustainable Seafood Week. Tickets are $75. [Grub Street]

• Starting May 1, Billy’s Bakery will donate 50 cents from every regular-size red velvet cupcake purchase (online or in store at their Tribeca or Chelsea locations) to the New York Foundling. [Grub Street]

5 Napkin Burger and Captain Lawrence have paired up for a limited-time-only brew, a light amber ale available at all three city locations. [Grub Street]

Justin Smillie’s Dinner at Osteria in Philadelphia; Farm-Focused Dinners