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Venetian Snacks, An Ecuadoran Dinner, and a Couple of New Brunches to Try

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five choice dining events going on around the city:


6987257689_5bcbc6e695_b.0.jpg1) Cicchetti Sundays
When: Tomorrow
Where: Hearth
What: Head to Hearth this Sunday for the restaurant's new dinner series inspired by the snacks of Venice. The three course dinner includes baccala mantecato fritters, beef tartare, lamb ribs, and hazelnut cannoli. Dinner is $50, and an extra $20 will get you beverage pairings.


2) Ecuadoran Dinner
When: Tomorrow
Where: Jimmy's 43
What: Humberto Guallpa, the chef of Calle Dao, is hosting a $45 5-course Ecuadorian dinner at Jimmy's 43. The menu includes refreshing dishes like peekytoe crab with passion fruit and tangerine, ceviche with tomate de arbol, and bacalao, green olives, green beans, and fava.


3) Grilled Cheese Pop-Up
When: Today, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Top Hops
What: Consider Bardwell Farm is teaming up with Top Hops Beer Shop to host a Beer Week grilled cheese pop-up. Head to the LES this afternoon to try the ultimate hangover cure.

And a couple of brunches debuting this weekend:


4) Brunch at The Camlin
When: Today and Tomorrow
Where: The Camlin
What: Williamsburg's newest wine bar, The Camlin, is starting brunch service this weekend. The menu includes dishes like corned beef hash, oatmeal, and eggs Benedict. Brunch cocktails like Bloody Marys and mimosas will be priced at a reasonable $6.


5) Brunch at Pilar Cuban Eatery
When: Today and Tomorrow
Where: Pilar Cuban Eatery
What: Pilar Cuban Eatery is debuting brunch in its new location this weekend. Expect Cuban riffs on brunch classics like breakfast sandwiches filled with sweet plantains, ham, and cheese and yuca chorizo hash with eggs.

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