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Db Bistro's Farmer Dinners; Derby Day at Maison Premiere

MIDTOWN — Db Bistro Moderne is hosting a series of monthly farmer dinners starting next week. The first meal, on April 29, features pork and eggs from Bradley Farms, with dishes like a scotch egg. The following meals, on May 20 and June 24, feature foraged mushrooms from Open Minded Organics and tomatoes from Eckerton Hill Farm. Each meal is $95 for four courses plus beverage pairings, and tickets can be bought online. [EaterWire]

WILLIAMSBURG — Maison Premiere's annual Kentucky Derby party is next Saturday, May 3. The party lasts from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., during which there will be live music, a variety of juleps, and a live broadcast of the race. Chef Lisa Giffen will serve some special Derby day dishes, and oysters will be offered all day. [EaterWire]

LOWER EAST SIDE — El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette is offering free bi-monthly baking classes starting May 6. The first El Rey Baking School class teaches students how to make sweet potato and aleppo-spiced pecan bread, while other classes down the road will teach raw/vegan cashew cheesecake and salt and pepper sandies. Each class lasts from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and reservations must be made by emailing [EaterWire]

SHACK ATTACK — The Shake Shack team has just announced that it will open a second Paramus, NJ outpost. The new Shack will be in the Garden State Plaza on Route 17, just across the Hudson from NYC. It's slated to open in the fall of 2014. [Shake Shack]
[db Bistro Moderne by Krieger]

db Bistro Moderne

55 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036 212 391 2400

Maison Premiere

298 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249 (347) 889-5710 Visit Website

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