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Cinco De Mayo at Gran Electrica; Ditch Plains Crab Boil

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DUMBO — This Saturday, Colonie spinoff Gran Electrica will open its big garden overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge. They're going to be throwing an all-day Cinco De Mayo party with live music, and an a la carte menu of Mexican favorites. [EaterWire]

UPPER WEST SIDE — Marc Murphy's Ditch Plains is going to kick off its Thursday night crab boils on May 10. For $40, you can get a bucket of Atlantic blue crabs, with fixins. Call to make a reservation for one of the two seatings. [EaterWire]

WILLIAMSBURGGwynnett St. is discontinuing brunch, and adding Sunday dinner service. The last brunch service will be on May 13, and the first Sunday night dinner will be on May 20. [EaterWire]

WILLIAMSBURGAndrew Tarlow explains the name of his new restaurant: "Reynard's is an old French/German character from the Middle Ages. Reynard was a fox who was a mischievous creature, and he got into all kinds of trouble with his friends—other animals. We wanted to play with the idea of something that was French and a little something else." So now you know. [GQ]

TRIBECA — The annual Wellness in the Schools fundraiser will take place on Tuesday, May 22 at the Three Sixty Tribeca Rooftop. The event will feature tastings from Tribeca Grill, Barbuto, Bareburger, Dovetail, Egg, Gramercy Tavern, Butter, Commerce, Craft, Telepan, Tertulia, and many other restaurants. Purchase tickets here. [EaterWire]

Gran Electrica

5 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 718 852 2789

Ditch Plains - West Village

29 Bedford Street, New York, NY 10014 (212) 633-0202 Visit Website

Gran Electrica

5 Front St., Brooklyn, NY