What's Happening This Week: Crawfish Boil and Brunch at the Americano

Rooftop at The Hotel Americano
Rooftop at The Hotel Americano
Clarissa Wei

Green Table Crawfish Boil On Sunday, Green Table inside the Chelsea Market will be hosting a New Orleans-style crawfish boil at 6:30 pm. According to Zagat, chef Brent Sims will be adding his secret ingredient to the peel-and-eat crustaceans, paired with unlimited beer. The Americano Flamenco Brunch The Americano will be launching their new weekly Flamenco Brunch featuring contemporary flamenco guitar player Andreas Arnold this Sunday. The restaurant is headed by executive chef Joseph Buenconsejo and features Latin-inspired menu. Some dishes available: huevos a la Mexicana for $14 (two scrambled eggs, onions, tomatoes, peppers, frijoles refritos, salsa verde, tortillas), an acai bowl for $12 (homemade granola, banana), and salmon a la plancha ramps for $23 (maitake mushrooms, spring onion, beurre rouge).

Picnic on Governors Island On Memorial Day weekend, 5 Boro PicNYC will be taking over Governors Island from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm for a two-day celebration of craft beer, gourmet eats, and live tunes.

Carving Class Expert ham carvers, Raul Martin, Cristina Garcia, and Alex Velez will be showing off their secret carving skills at Despaña for a jamón carving master class on Wednesday. May 23. Tickets are $350 per person.

Birthday discount at Popbar Popbar is celebrating their birthday for the entire month. With a purchase of any six or more popbars, customers can receive a $5 gift card when they mention the code "Happy Birthday."

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