What’s Happening: Inaugural Luncheon at 606 R&D and Australia Day


Monday, January 21
Inaugural Luncheon at 606 R&D
Not one of the 250 guests dining at the inaugural luncheon? Have no fear. You can dine on the exact same menu at 606 R&D in Prospect Heights. The $75 prix fixe menu features lobster, grilled bison, and apple pie. Email the restaurant to make a reservation. 606 Vanderbilt Ave., Brooklyn

Tuesday, January 22
Global Kitchen Launch Party
Global Kitchen is a “social enterprise” that promotes cultural exchanges through food. On Tuesday, they’ll throw a launch party at Projective Space on the Lower East Side. Join them for food from Falafel Factory, Veda’s Cakes and Catering, and Nafi’s Hot Pepper Condiments. 72 Allen St.

Wednesday, January 23
Pie Samples at Pie Face
Wednesday thru Saturday, patrons of Pie Face, the Australian pie establishment uptown and in Murray Hill, will get free meat pie samples and a chance to spin the Pie face Prize Wheel. It’s their way of celebrating one year of open business and Australia Day. 507 Third Ave. and 1691 Broadway

Thursday, January 24
Burns Night at Highlands
Celebrate Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns at Highlands in the West Village. The restaurant will offer a $55 prix fixe menu. Add on another $35 for whiskey pairings. Don’t forget about the poetry reading and bagpipers. 150 W. 10th St.

Saturday, January 26
Australia Day at the Sunburnt Cow
Throw some shrimp on the barbie at Alphabet City’s the Sunburnt Cow. They’ll celebrate Australia Day with Aussie music, drink specials, and costumes. 137 Ave. C