FLATIRON · The Gander is hosting an all-day party on the 4th of July. The menu includes lobster rolls, fried chicken, barbecue ribs, pie, and an ice cream sundae bar, plus rose, beer, and frozen drinks. There will also be live music, karaoke, and a ping pong tournament. Tickets are $60 for food or $100 for food, drink, and a giftbag.
EVENTWIRE · Tickets to the NYC Wine and Food Festival go on sale this coming Monday, June 23. This year's festival runs from October 16-19, and includes events like a "wonderland" created by Dominique Ansel and Meatopia X, plus appearances by chefs like Yotam Ottolenghi and Enrique Olvera. Events range from $20 for lectures to $350. [EaterWire]
WILLIAMSBURG · The Commodore recently launched weekend brunch. The menu includes pork hash, fish and grits, chilaquiles, and a chicken biscuit, plus brunch drinks. [Instagram]
EATER FEATURES · With food allergies (or at least awareness of them) apparently on the rise, Eater National takes a look at how chefs and restaurants are dealing with the surge in dietary restrictions. Restaurants like Austin's Odd Duck are printing multiple menus every night, while others are providing their staff with extensive training. Read the full, in-depth report over on National. [~EN~]
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