It’s Crawfish Season at Willow Road


Monday, April 8
Willow Road Crawfish Boil
Guest chef Jason Hua of The Dutch joins the Willow Road crew for a late-night all-you-can-eat crawfish boil. Feast on fingerling potato salad, andouille dirty rice, and loads of sides for $20. Add another $10 for all-you-can-drink Labbat brews. E-mail to reserve a spot. 85 Tenth Avenue, 646-484-6566

Tuesday, April 9
Nathan Outlaw at John Dory Oyster Bar
British chef Nathan Outlaw joins April Bloomfield in the kitchen at John Dory Oyster Bar on Tuesday to serve an à la carte menu featuring dishes from his new cookbook, Modern British Seafood Cookery. Guests who reserve the “chefs table” for eight will enjoy a whole turbot with parsley and clam butter. Make reservations at 1196 Broadway; 212-792-9000

Thursday, April 11
The Slow Down
Slow Food NYC hosts its annual fundraiser on Thursday at Invisible Dog Gallery from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests will enjoy seasonal dishes from venues deemed “slow-friendly” including Runner & Stone, Stinky Bklyn, Birdbath, and Franny’s. Drinks from Brooklyn Brewery, Death & Co., and Little Branch will be available. Proceeds from the party will go to support local Slow Food programs like Urban Harvest Schools and Gardens. Tickets start at $95. 51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn; 347-560-3641

Meet Mark Russ Federman of Russ & Daughters
Stop by Soho’s Apple Store to hear from Mark Russ Federman, the author of Russ and Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built. Federman, a third-generation Russ, reads excerpts from his book at 7 p.m. Stop by at no charge. 103 Prince Street; 212-226-3126