Oysters, chocolate chip cookies, and over 500 types of sake—this week is all about decadence. Take a look at these events where you can show up and indulge in some fancy sh*t (preferably dressed like you’ve had Renaissance on repeat all week).
photo credit: Brianna Balducci
A warm chocolate chip cookie is a great way for a new restaurant to earn our affection, so we respect new Greenpoint bistro Leroy’s strategy. From the 4th to the 7th they’re hosting a Happy Hour and cookie special. With the purchase of a Lexington Martini, you’ll get two of Leroy’s signature cookies, baked fresh daily.
Cancel your Friday morning meeting. You have 576 different sakes to try on Thursday night. The Joy of Sake is hosting their annual sake tasting event from 6:30-9:30pm where you can try sakes, learn a bit about their history, and eat sake-inspired food made by restaurants like Kimika and Momoya. More info here.
Friday is National Oyster Day, and there are a lot of special oyster Happy Hours happening this week. We suggest the Happy Hour at Flex Mussels on the UES from 5pm-close for $1.50 oysters and paired drinks.
Bakers Against Racism is a community project that considers itself “unofficially the world's largest bake sale, raising over $2.5 Million for social justice causes worldwide.” This Sunday from 10:30am to 2pm, they’re raising funds for the New York Abortion Access Fund with—you guessed it—a bake sale featuring goods from a ton of the city’s best bakers. Treats by bakers from Win Son, Bar Tulix, Momofuku, and more will be available. All $7 tickets are redeemable for one food or drink item at the bake sale. Buy tickets here.
August is National Sandwich Month for some reason, and we’re going to celebrate by replacing one of our late-night bodega sandwiches with an extra special one. Go to Chocobar Cortes this month and have a chopped cheese or tripleta with a chocolate twist. More info here.