Pairing Wine With Food, We Olive & Wine Bar, 116 Smith Street, Brooklyn, Monday, 6 p.m.
If you’re looking to move past the old “white with fish, red with steak” routine, consider the next step in pairing pointers. Attendees will learn what to look out for when considering a wine and food duo while tasting an array of select vintages and select wine bar foods. Tickets are $35; reserve them here.
Complimentary Newlyweds Dinner, BKB, 321 East 73rd Street, Tuesday, 5 p.m.
In celebration of nationwide marriage equality, BKB is offering a free dinner for two for those who are tying the knot between June 26 and July 3, 2015. Dinner includes two appetizers and two entrees of choice as well as a round of drinks. Chef Eric Miller’s menu focuses on local seafood such as Montauk pearls, lobster rolls, and crab cakes. To redeem the offer, newlyweds can book their reservation online and include #LoveWins in their notes. The reservation will be honored within those dates or will still be valid for a future date. Diners must provide a time-stamped photo from the wedding or a copy of the dated marriage license upon arrival at the restaurant.
Good Beer Passport, multiple locations, Wednesday
In celebration of July being “good beer month,” fans of liquid carbs can purchase a beer passport valid from July 1 through September 7, which nets you one craft beer at each participating location. With over 35 participating bars and breweries including Blind Tiger Alehouse and Gun Hill Brewing Co., you’ll have plenty of time to work your way through a draft a day while exploring parts of the city in search of the perfect pint. As part of the experience, passport holders will receive special Tuesday tasting invites at select participating locations during the redemption period. Tickets start at $37 and allow guests to choose their pickup location of choice; reserve your trip around the world (in beers) here.
Advanced Cocktail Theory, Huckleberry Bar, 588 Grand Street, Brooklyn, Thursday, 7 p.m.
Guests looking to impress at summer soirees can take advantage of Huckleberry Bar’s cocktail classes, which take place every Thursday. For $45, guests receive three drinks in addition to a 90-minute clinic on how to stir, shake, and spice your way to glory. Budding bartenders can reserve a spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veggie Burger Madness, Superiority Burger, 530 East 9th Street, Friday, 6 p.m.
Opened from Thursday to Monday, Brooks Headley’s veggie burger shop is already drawing lines of curious bystanders, so a summer Friday may be your best bet to grab one and get on with your life. The all-vegetarian menu includes a quinoa-based burger, tofu wrap, and a sloppy joe sandwich; there’s also sides like a burnt-broccoli salad.