Eat Free French Fries, Hit Up a Harlem Brunch, and Party in a Garden This Week
NYC Cocktail Week, Multiple Locations, Monday through Friday
If you're in search of a new favorite drink (or a new favorite neighborhood), consider a citywide deal that gets you $4 cocktails and appetizers all week long. For $30, guests receive access to specials at bars including The Wayland; offering fried oysters and a San Fran Spout specialty cocktail and Sweetwater Social for a special twist on a whiskey smash. Participating bars and restaurants are focused in the East and West Village area as well as Midtown East; check out a full line up of offers and ticket pick up options here.
National French Fry Day, Bareburger Columbus Circle, 313 West 57th Street, Monday, 11 a.m.
If you're going to eat fries and feel guilty about doing so, they may as well be cost efficient. For those craving a deal, diners who purchase any menu item receive a free side of fries. The vegan, gluten-free fries can be paired with any burger, salad, or sandwich listed on the menu.
Gold Cup Viewing Parties, Salon Hecho, 356 Bowery, Tuesday, 5 p.m.
Starting this week, soccer fanatics — especially fans of Mexico — can view Gold Cup games (games runs July 7 – July 26) while enjoying a $10 tournament mezcal and beer special. The dining room offers a happy hour from 5 pm to 7 pm (extended until 8 pm at the bar) with $5 beer and $6 glasses of wine, as well as specials on food. To eat, Danny Mena's menu is full of casual Mexican fare like corn tostadas, short rib and cheese tacos, and queso fundido.
Harlem Helps: A Benefit for the Families of Mother Emanuel AME Church, Ginny's Supper Club, 310 Lenox Avenue, Wednesday, 12 p.m.
Marcus Samuelsson and several Charleston-area chefs and friends are helping the families of Mother Emanuel AME Church with a food focused fundraiser. A $30 minimum donation provides a buffet lunch full of Southern specials inspired by the Harlem chef and friends like pork shoulder, watermelon and tomato salad, and catfish. For the seated dinner beginning at 8 p.m., a $75 donation offers a menu of she-crab salad biscuit, fried green tomatoes, crispy oysters, and wreckfish. Reserve your ticket package of choice here.
61 Franklin Street Summer Cocktail Fundraiser, 61 Franklin Street Garden, Brooklyn, Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Spend a summer night in a Greenpoint garden with cocktails, food, and live music. For $20, guests receive two cocktails, food, and a raffle ticket to win prizes from local neighborhood businesses. All of the proceeds will go towards the garden's upkeep efforts; secure a reservation here.
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