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Crab Boils at Back Forty; Telepan Local's Happy Hour

EAST VILLAGE — Back Forty is bringing back its annual summer crab boils on June 3. Then, and on every Tuesday until Labor Day, both Back Forty and Back Forty West will serve communal feast of crabs, cornbread, corn on the cob, potatoes, string beans, and fruit cobbler to groups of ticket holders. Tickets are $50 per person, and are on sale now for all June boils. [EaterWire]

TRIBECA — Telepan Local is launching happy hours this weekend. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. it's offering $5 draught beers, $6 glasses of wine, and $10 featured cocktails. Happy hours will run all this weekend, and then every weekday after that. [EaterWire]

WEST VILLAGE — This weekend the Spotted Pig will become the first ever restaurant to serve "House of Good" espresso, the Blue Bottle roast created by LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy. Murphy is, according to the restaurant, a "friend and regular" of the Spotted Pig. [EaterWire]

GIMMICKS — 7-Eleven is trying its hardest to pander to the hipster crowd by selling mustache straws and plastic mason jars for Slurpees. It's $2.99 extra for the jar and $.99 for the straw, and the "on-trend Slurpee accessories" are already a hit with the young people. [~EN~]
[Back Forty West by Krieger]

Back Forty

190 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009 (212) 388-1992

Telepan Local

329 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013 Visit Website

The Spotted Pig

314 West 11th Street, Manhattan, NY 10014 (212) 620-0393 Visit Website

Back Forty West

70 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012 (212) 219-8570