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Brunch at Bouchon, Pie Contests, and More

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events going on around the city:
2012_06_bouchon.jpg1) Father's Day Brunch at Bouchon
When: Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Bouchon Bakery and Cafe at The Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle
What: Bouchon will be serving a three-course family style brunch tomorrow. The menu includes the New York debut of sister restaurant Ad Hoc's famous fried chicken and a dessert. Reservations are not accepted.
2012_06_jazzparty.jpg2) Pie Contest at the Jazz Age Lawn Party
When: Today, 3 p.m.
Where: Governor's Island
What: Submit pies by 3p.m. today at the 7th annual Jazz Age Lawn Party. Pies will be judged in four categories: "mom's best," "most unusual," "hobo's choice," and "best savory." Winner's will be announced around 4 p.m. so even if you don't submit a pie, stop by for some sampling.

2012_06_eds-lobster.jpg3) Lobster Boil at Ed's Lobster Bar Annex
When: Starts at 11 a.m.
Where: Ed's Lobster Bar Annex, 25 Clinton St.
What: Ed McFarland serves a father's day lobster feast tomorrow that will feature a whole lobster, steamers, mussels, sides, and a glass of sauvignon blanc for $34. Dad's also get a complimentary draft beer.
2012_06_Alobar.jpg4) Pig Butchering Class at Alobar
When: Sunday, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Alobar, 46-42 Vernon Boulevard
What: Chef Ian Kapitan will lead a pig butchering class tomorrow at Long Island City restaurant Alobar. $100 gets you entry, beer, and a dish that Kapitan will whip up with the products of your labor.
2012_06_seed.jpg5) The Seed: A Vegan Experience
When: Today 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. t0 5 p.m.
Where: 82Mercer, 82 Mercer St.
What: Immerse yourself in this two day everything-vegan event. General admission is $20 and gets you access to 80 vendors, cooking demonstrations, and lectures by experts in the field. Tickets can be purchased here.
2012_05_smorgasburgAlso of Note: Smorgasburg and the Hester Street Fair are both on for today. The New Amsterdam Market is open tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will host new vendors like the Flying Fox Fruiterer and Craig Thompson of Shandaken Bake. Looking to try a new restaurant this weekend? Consider Michael White's Nicoletta or Hillside, a new cafe from the Vinegar Hill House team. And if sweets are what you're after, consult Eater's guide to 12 new must-try desserts.
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