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Pacifico's Is Hosting a Nigerian Feast for One Night; Russ & Daughters' Documentary Airs Tonight

Plus, The Pines holds a very meaty dinner and ChikaLicious's Dessert Club gets into the holiday spirit.

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CROWN HEIGHTS — Nigerian-born chef Tunde Wey, who has been cooking his way around the United States, is popping up at Pacifico's Fine Foods for dinner on December 17. The menu includes jollof rice, a bean dish with coconut pudding, goat peppers soup, a warm tapioca salad, and several other dishes. Tickets are available for $65. [VV]

GOWANUS — The Pines is hosting its fourth Meet the Producers event this Sunday evening with Happy Valley Meat Company. Chef John Poiarkoff is preparing a meal of hay-smoked beef sirloin tartare, cumin-spiced lamb shoulder, a 120-day-aged rib eye with kimchi, sunchokes, and mushrooms, and a couple of other courses. Dinner costs $85, with beverage pairings adding another $45. Call the restaurant at 718-596-6560 to reserve a spot. [EaterWire]

TV — The Sturgeon Queens, a documentary about Russ & Daughters, is airing on Channel 13 tonight at  10 p.m. and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. Check out a trailer here. [JVNY]

WEST VILLAGE — The newly expanded Dessert Club from the ChikaLicious team is kicking off December with some seasonal sweets on its menu like eggnog and gingerbread cupcakes and an almond and pumpkin tarte. [EaterWire]


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