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Rocktoberfest, Cantinetta Antinori Pop-Up, and More

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events going on around the city:

rocktoberfest-richardson-jpeg.jpg1) Rocktoberfest
When: Sunday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Richardson
What: The Richardson and Brooklyn Brewery are teaming up to put an American spin on Oktoberfest with tomorrow's Rocktoberfest. All Brooklyn Brewery beer will be $5 and will come with a free bratwurst from the Meat Hook (while supplies last). Brooklyn Brewery's Al Duvall will play some banjo punk rock and there will be a special bourbon barrel ghost bottle tasting as well.

popup2012evitered.jpg3) Cantinetta Antinori Pop-Up
When: Today, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Where: Mondrian SoHo
What: Tonight is the final night of the Cantinetta Antinori pop-up restaurant's four day run in the Mondrian SoHo. The four-course menu features the flavors of Italy's Cantinetta Antinori with dishes like Tuscan tomato soup, prawns with artichokes, and a chestnut-flour cake with ricotta cheese. There will also be wine pairings featuring wines from the Antinori family's estate. The dinner costs $165 per person, which includes the wine. Reserve a table online or by calling (212) 389-0000.

Brooklyn_Pour.jpg3) Brooklyn Pour
When: Today, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Skylight One Hanson
What: The Village Voice will host the second annual Brooklyn Pour craft beer tasting event in Fort Greene. There will be over 100 craft brews from Brooklyn and beyond to sample, including beers from Brooklyn Brewery, 508, and Blue Point Brewery. Tickets for both sessions are $45 and include beer samplings, a complimentary souvenir tasting glass, and access to talks and demos from beer experts like Sixpoint Brewery, Jimmy Carbone of Jimmy's No. 43, and Brooklyn Brew Shop. Food will be available for purchase.

Edibles_thumb.jpg4) Foraging Tour and Dinner
When: Sunday, 12 p.m.
Where: Prospect Park and The Farm on Adderley
What: Join botanist and author Leda Meredith on a foraging tour through Prospect Park. She will educate guests about the edible weeds and mushrooms growing in the park. A dinner inspired by the day's finds will be served at 8 p.m. at The Farm on Adderley. The day runs about $80 per person ($20 for the foraging adventure and $60 for dinner). To save a spot, e-mail

IMG_4357%20[Desktop%20Resolution].jpg5) Indonesian Food Bazaar
When: Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Masjid Al-Hikmah
What: If it's authentic home-cooked Indonesian food you're craving, head over to the Al-Hikmah Mosque in Astoria. Tomorrow, the parking lot will be transformed into a food bazaar with locals serving up classic Indonesian dishes like gado gado, noodles in beef broth, and meat skewers. Admission is free, just pay as you go.

2012_05_smorgasburgAlso of Note: Both locations of Smorgasburg are on for this weekend. The Hester Street Fair and The New Amsterdam Market are both open for business as well. Looking to try a new restaurant this weekend? Try Jesus Nunez's new Spanish restaurant Barraca, one of New York's 2013 Michelin Starred Restaurants, or consult Eater's new dedicated Heatmaps. Choose from Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens to get a taste of New York's restaurants-of-the-moment. Or, if you're hoping to spend Sunday in a bar, cheering for your favorite team while eating and drinking, check out Eater's Guide to Manhattan's NFL Bars.

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The Richardson

451 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222