What’s Happening This Week: Hot Plates Live; Malaysian Night Market


As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city.

Metromix Hot Plates Live
The Bell House
Monday, September 13, 6 p.m.
A $15 ticket gets you admission to a walk-around tasting of dozens of Brooklyn’s best and brightest new restaurants, as selected by the Metromix editors. The list so far includes Benchmark, Blue Bottle Coffee, Branded Saloon, Cariño, 1 or 8, Osteria Il Paiolo, Radish, Mile End, Fornino Park Slope, and St. Anselm. Plus, there will be beer specials to help you wash it all down. So, better don something with an elastic waistband tonight.

Malaysian Night Market
Chelsea Triangle
Tuesday, September 14, 6:30 p.m.

Experience the open-air markets of Kuala Lumpur and Penang right in the Meatpacking District as restaurants like Fatty Crab, Laut, Café Asean, and Betel hawk dishes inspired by such Malaysian street food favorites as roti canai, curry laksa, and nasi lemak — all for $4-$8 per plate. Plus, Malaysian cultural dances are sure to keep you entertained.

Pisco 100 Peruvian Brandy Dinner
David Burke at Bloomingdale’s
Tuesday, September 14, 7 p.m.

Enjoy a four-course meal paired with Pisco cocktails for $45, featuring such dishes as Fire Cracker Chicken Spring Roll, served with a Pisco punch; Sea Scallops With Lemon-Corn Risotto, served with a Pisco Sour; and Roasted Beef Tenderloin, served with a Pisco flower cocktail. For dessert, enjoy a peaches a coconut soufflé with a shot of Pisco.