Start the week off with a bargain at Carroll Gardens New American Buttermilk Channel, where $25 buys you three courses from their Monday Menu, like white asparagus soup, ham-wrapped brook trout, and a mini pecan pie sundae.
Le Pain Quotidien and Stone Barns Center kick off National Pollinators Week with a “Bee-ing Local” event tonight from 6-8 PM in Central Park. Stone Barns Center’s beekeeper Dan Carr will demonstrate how honey is harvested, with attendees tasting honey straight off the comb, paired with local cheeses from Murray’s and beer from Top Hops. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased here.
The third annual Malaysian Restaurant Week is on, with restaurants including LAUT, Fatty Crab, and Nyonya offering special $20.12, three-course prix fixe menus through Friday. See the complete list of participating eateries here.
Deutschland brew fans should plan a visit to the East Village and Jimmy’s No. 43 this evening for the Ultimate Mahrs Bräu Beer Night and Dinner from 7-10 PM. $45 buys you four taps and four bottles from Bamberg, Germany’s best and smallest brewery, plus a dinner of hearty fare like wheat beer and cheddar soup, BBQ pork tacos, maple bread pudding and more. See the complete menu and purchase tickets here.
Today marks the opening of the New York Public Library’s highly anticipated “Lunch Hour NYC” exhibit. Learn about the evolution of midday meals in the city, from Automats to lunch counters, to the evolution of the “power lunch” via historical photographs, menus, and recipes from legendary eateries like Sardi’s and Delmonico’s.
Cheese fans can celebrate and indulge in their favorite food in Long Island City at the Third Annual Cheesemonger Invitational at 6 PM. $50 includes an AYCE, cheese-focused feast from last year’s winner The Cheese Bar from Portland, Oregon, plus beer, wine and specialty cocktails.
Edible Manhattan kicks off their fourth annual Eat Drink Local Week, with special prix-fixe menus available at 100-plus restaurants, discounts at local wineries and breweries, and tasting events at greenmarkets, Brooklyn Brewery, Whole Foods and more. See the complete list of events and search for participating eateries in your neighborhood here.