Guest Chef Bagels, Black Seed, 170 Elizabeth Street, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.
If you’re looking to switch up your standard corn muffin and coffee breakfast, Black Seed’s Nolita location is offering another series of guest-chef bagels starting with Ken Oringer of Toro. Starting Monday and available through Sunday, diners can order Oringer’s everything bagel with trout roe cream cheese and charred broccoli. Additional specials include a sunflower bagel with avocado, fresh tuna, and egg crumble from Ava Genes in Portland as well as L.A.’s jam specialist Jessica Koslow, who created a smoked vidalia onion jam, baked eggs, and creamed-spinach bagel sandwich. The five specialty bagels, available for one week each, will begin this Monday and run through the week of August 3.
Jamaican Jerk Crab Boil, Miss Lily’s 7A Cafe, 109 Avenue A, Monday, 5 p.m.
Beginning this week and taking place every Monday through Labor Day, Miss Lily’s in the East Village is offering a Jamaican twist on the traditional summer crab cookout. For $38 per person (before tax and tip), guests receive a bowl of jerk-style blue crabs, corn, potatoes, and banana pudding for dessert. Buckets of Red Stripe will also be available as a drink special. Guests are encouraged to make a reservation for the offer by contacting the restaurant, though walk-ins will also be able to rock a bib and mallet upon request.
Nitehawk Presents: BuzzFeed Throwback Theater, 50 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, Tuesday, 5 p.m.
Revel in the glory of a young Adam Sandler with a free screening of his cinematic masterpiece Billy Madison. Though guests will have to bring their own Snack Packs, treats from Oddfellows Ice Cream Co., the Meat Hook, and Luzzo’s (among others) will be available for cash-only purchases. Beer and wine will also be available and film fanatics are encouraged to bring their own blanket. If you’re not available this week, a free screening of Mallrats with a live pre-show Q&A featuring Kevin Smith and co-star Jason Mewes will take place Tuesday, August 4.
Hour of Good Cheer, King Bee, 424 East 9th Street, Tuesday through Friday
Looking to shake up your happy-hour routine? This Acadian East Villager is offering a summer happy hour menu featuring a lineup of specialty sandwiches, including fried cod-cheek tacos and a muffaletta. The bar is also offering $8 glasses of Chateau de Manissy Tavel rosé and a rotating daily selection of East Coast oysters.
Taste of the Terminal, Grand Central Station, East 42nd Street at Lexington Avenue, Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Enjoy free samples of pretzels, coffee, and even beer during your lunch break or evening commute at this weekly event, which runs every Wednesday throughout the summer. This week’s participating vendors include Oren’s Daily Roast, Jacques Torres Ice Cream, and Murray’s Cheese; a full lineup of participating vendors and future offerings can be seen on the Grand Central website.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 6, 2015