Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events going on around the city:
1) Blues BBQ Festival
When: Today, 2 p.m.
Where: Pier 84
What: This event delivers on exactly what it promises: barbecue from Mighty Quinn's, Briskettown, and Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and live music played by a variety blues musicians. The last concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and food will be served until it runs out.
2) Thaiethnic Food and Culture Festival
When: Today, 7 p.m.
What: Try a sampling of the Thai food that this city has to offer with more than thirty offerings from chefs like Pichet Ong and Ngam's Hong Thaimee. This even also features traditional Thai dance, music, and sports for a full-on Thai cultural experience. Tickets cost $45 and include an open beer bar.
3) Revolutionary Fare
When: Today, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Old Stone House
What: Eat like the founding fathers did: roast pig, oysters, and colonial strength cocktails. Tickets cost $45 in advance, $50 at the door, and will be discounted to $25 if you bake a pie.
4) Second Avenue Beer Crawl
When: All Weekend
Where: Various Locations
What: For the entire weekend Second Ave bars like Professor Thom's and Finnerty's are offering $4 beer specials on brews like Narragansett, Flying Dog, and Fuller's. All you have to do is promote the crawl using social media. The limit wil be one discounted beer per person per bar.
5) Dassara's 2nd Birthday
When: Tomorrow, 2p.m. to 7 p.m
What: Cobble Hill ramen joint, Dassara, is celebrating two years of business with a a pig and goat roast. This dinner is $40 and will be all you can eat and drink.
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