This Week in Food: ‘Moonstruck’ Feast, Food and TV Panel, Tacuba Pop-Up


Oxalis Summer Pop-Up Dinner
Egg (100 North 3rd Street, Brooklyn)
Monday, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. 

Chef Nico Russell is hosting a weekly pop-up dinner featuring tasting courses of fresh seafood and vegetables. Tickets are $85 each, but must be purchased in pairs. Luckily, the ticket price includes both the meal and beverage pairings for the perfect date night. Reserve your pair of tickets here.

Moonstruck! A Shareable Feast
Brooklyn Grange (Clinton and Flushing Avenues, Brooklyn)
Tuesday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

As Nicolas Cage’s baker character in Moonstruck gripes to Cher, “They say bread is life.” And we can bet there will be bread on the family-style Italian menu at this Brooklyn Grange event inspired by the classic 1980s movie. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Youth Farm. Admission starts at $125 and includes all food and drink. Reserve yours here.

Small Screen, Big Business: A Panel on Food and Television
Hot Bread Kitchen (1590 Park Avenue)
Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Top Chef judge Gail Simmons will host a panel at Hot Bread Kitchen featuring innovative guests from the food industry. Food entrepreneurs (and those interested in the industry) can listen to food and television vets Kame Onwuachi (The Shaw Bijou, Top Chef contestant), Chelsea Briganti (Loliware, Shark Tank contestant), and Jomaree Pinkard (Hella Company, American Express ad) talk about their experiences in the public eye and the food world. Tickets are $35. Reserve one here.

Dos Gordos Tacos & Pastry Pop-Up

Tacuba — Hell’s Kitchen (802 Ninth Avenue)
Wednesday (Served throughout dinner service)

Tacuba will feature guest chef Jason Licker of Hong Kong for an “East Meets West”-themed pop-up dinner. The menu includes pork belly tacos by Tacuba chef Julian Medina (who attended the International Culinary Center with Licker). Sweets like white chocolate sake ice cream, coconut tapioca, and a molten green tea tart round out the dessert menu.

Meal Time Box Pop Up Restaurant

Industry City Distillery Tasting Room (33 35th Street, 6th Floor, Brooklyn)
Friday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Meal subscription service Meal Time Box is hosting its first restaurant pop-up experience with live music and Industry City Distillery cocktails. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 on the day of the event. Reserve yours here.