EAST VILLAGE — Chefs Justin Slojkowski and Dave Gulino of forthcoming restaurant Bruno are hosting an eight course dinner to help develop ideas for their new menu. There's no set menu yet, but dishes may include a squid ink oat risotto and some homemade pasta. The March 13 dinner costs $150 a person, including beverages. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation. [Eaterwire]
COBBLE HILL — Brucie is throwing a dinner inspired by hip hop duo Run The Jewels with a menu of lyric-themed dishes like "Fantastic Hamage with El-Ps and Carrots," "Banana Clipper," and "Steak-onia." Reservations for the April 3 dinner are available for parties of 6 or more and can be made by emailing email@example.com. [Eaterwire]
CHELSEA — Haven's Kitchen is hosting a supper club called the Incubator Project featuring rising chefs. The first dinner in the series will be prepared by Nini Nguyen and features a menu that celebrates her New Orleans upbringing and Vietnamese heritage. The dinner is on April 7 and tickets go on sale on March 10. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. [Eaterwire] Update: The dinner has been postponed. Stay tuned for an update.
ALL OVER — Starting tonight through next Friday the Tour de France Restaurant Group will celebrate the 8th annual Stinky Cheese Festival. Restaurants like Nice Matin and L'Express will be putting cheese-themed dishes one their menus. Peruse a full listing of the festival offerings here. [Gothamist]
WEST VILLAGE — The James Beard Foundation is holding a cookbook sale on March 15. There will be loads of new and used cookbooks on offer between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Members (with a valid card) can get in a half hour early, at 9:30 a.m. [Eaterwire]