Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events going on around the city:
1) National Ice Cream Day
When: Today and Tomorrow, starting at 10 a.m.
Where: Il Laboratorio Del Gelato
What: To celebrate this Sunday's National Ice Cream day Il Laboratorio Del Gelato is adding on a new flavor: Ruffino Prosecco sorbetto with clementine and offering a buy one get one free special for it. This deal is available all weekend.
2) Bottomless Brunch
Where: Pork Slope
What: Pork Slope is launching a bottomless, pork filled brunch. Parties of 6-8 people can reserve for Saturday by calling the restaurant on Thursday or Friday. The meal costs $40 a person for all food and drink.
[Photo: Park Slope Stoop]
3) Paul's Da Burger 25th Anniversary
Where: Paul's Da Burger Joint
What: East Village burger joint Paul's is celebrating 25 years of business by taking the pricing back to what it was in 1989. This celebration also features live music between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and the debut of some new menu items.
4) Underbelly Pop-Up
When: Tonight (and then every other Saturday)
Where: Dirty Bird
What: The Underbelly dinners are back and tonight they will be serving a seven course tasting menu at Dirty Bird. The menu makes use of local produce as well as international cooking methods like a Japanese Yakatori grill. Tickets cost $65 with an additional $30 for a wine pairing or a $15 corkage fee to bring your own. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
5) Butcher Paper Dinner
When: Tomorrow, 5 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Grange
What: The latest in this series of dinners held on Brooklyn Grange's rooftop features food from Momo Sushi Shack. The menu includes wasabi shrimp, pork belly skewers, and octopus tacos. Tickets cost $80 , including beer from Queens Brewery and riesling from Boundary Breaks.