Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events going on around the city:
1) Special Brunch at Seersucker
When: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What: Virginia-based S. Wallace Edwards & Sons, a producer of traditional cured and smoked hams, bacon, sausage, and more, is taking over Sunday brunch at Seersucker. The special three-course meal cooked by chef Robert Newton will feature Edwards' meats alongside some scrambled eggs and grits. Check out the full menu here. Reservations can be made online.
2) The Spotted Pig's Pride Party
When: Sunday, 5:30 p.m.
Where: The Spotted Pig
What: New York's favorite gastropub is holding its fifth annual pride party tomorrow after the parade winds down in the West Village. There will be music from DJ Jasper, cheap drinks, $10 specialty shots, and a naughty ice luge.
3) Summer Cocktails
When: Today, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The Brooklyn Kitchen
What: This afternoon, learn how to make summer cocktails with Tom Macy, the head bartender at the Clover Club. His class will feature tips on how classic cocktails are made, special techniques, and information about how to mix up just about any drink. Guests will make roughly ten tall drinks, including summer martinis, an Aperol Spritz, the Paloma, and more, while noshing on a few light snacks. Tickets to the class are $75.
4) Caribbean Food and Music Festival
When: Today, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: St Francis College
What: This evening, celebrate the culture of the Caribbean at the Caribbean Food and Music Festival. There will be various Caribbean foods and non-alcoholic drinks available for tasting and music like Reggae, Salsa, and Zouk for anyone looking to get their groove on. Tickets are $45, with proceeds benefitting the Society for the Advancement of the Caribbean Diaspora scholarship fund.
5) Brunch at Nom Wah
When: Today & Tomorrow
Where: Nom Wah Tea Parlor
What: Chinatown dim sum palace Nom Wah Tea Parlor is back in action this weekend after being shuttered for the past seventeen days due to a dispute over the restaurant's sewer line. Stop by for brunch today and support the staff who were out of work for the past two weeks.
Also of Note: Smorgasburg is open for business this weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with vendors like Dough, Red Hook Lobster Pound, and Pizza Moto. The Hester Street Fair is on for this weekend as well. Looking to try a new restaurant this weekend? Check out Estela in Nolita or the AltaMarea Group's brand new restaurant, The Butterfly. If it's brunch you're after, do consult Eater's recently updated Brunch Heatmap, or grab a coffee from one of the places on Eater's revamped Eater Coffee Heatmap. And beat the heat this weekend with some frozen treats in Greenwich Village.