LOWER EAST SIDE—Racked reports that on May 7th, the Hester Street Fair will make its seasonal debut in conjunction with the first ever Lower FEAST Side Food Festival and the New Museum's Festival of Ideas. There will be a whopping 30 food vendors, including An Choi, Fat Radish, Luke's Lobster, and Macaron Parlor. [Racked NY]
SOHO—In an effort to bring attention to their new line of sandwiches on the lunch menu, Osteria Morini is offering 50% off all sandwiches (normally $12-14) from April 26 - 29. Sandwiches include the Porchetta, the Polpette (prosciutto and mortadella meatballs), the Petroniana (veal cutlet), and the Ortolana (grilled veggies). [EaterWire]
EAST VILLAGE— This week marks the second annual Taste of 7th Street festival, a guided food crawl featuring 7th Street’s best signature dishes. This Wednesday-Friday, an $18 ticket gets you dishes from Luke’s Lobster, Butter Lane, Wechsler’s Currywurst, Dumpling Man, and Cowgirl Bakery (not actually on 7th St.). Tickets are on sale now here.
UPPER WEST SIDE— Former workers at Vince & Eddie's, a restaurant that superstar Lady Gaga invested in, claim that they weren't paid for the three weeks of work they completed before the restaurant closed last month. They've filed complaints with the State Department of Labor. [DNA Info]