Say goodbye to Bread
After a brief, one-year relocation to the Nolitan Hotel, Bread has shuttered. The 16-year-old Little Italy restaurant had been at 20 Spring Street before the move, but the relocation did not work out. Two signs on the door note that it’s closed.
Marcus Samuelsson’s Harlem tour of course includes his own restaurant
Red Rooster chef Marcus Samuelsson is practically a Harlem spokesman, so it makes sense that he’s teamed up with walking tour app Detour to show off his neighborhood. Stops include Make My Cake, Sylvia’s, Streetbird Rotisserie (his restaurant), and more. The festival he founded Harlem EatUp! starts tonight with a kickoff at the Apollo, so the timing is right.
A mezcal-centric meal
Del Maguey Single Village mezcal is taking center stage at El Atoradero Brooklyn’s Madre Mezcal Dinner this evening. Dishes such as tostadas de ceviche mixto and shrimp Atlixco are on the $45 menu, which includes dinner and drinks. Reservations available here.
A night of film and food
The James Beard Foundation and Film Society of Lincoln Center are teaming up tonight to put on movie night for people under 40. Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent will play alongside food from Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery, Bar Boulud, Atoboy, Seamore’s, and more. Full details here.
Uncovering New York’s more . . . unique dinners
This one you just have to read to maybe not even believe: Gothamist reporter Jake Offenhartz attended an invite-only, otherworldly small game dinner in the Bronx, and recounted it here, with pictures and all.
For East Harlem Caribbean food:
Finally, in honor of Harlem EatUp, we’re exploring the neighborhood by heading to the east side to check out El Caribeno: