Celebrate the Jewish New Year tonight through Sunday with the traditional apples dipped in honey, but with a frozen twist. " /> Restaurant news and notes - Metro.us

Restaurant news and notes

Celebrate the Jewish New Year tonight through Sunday with the traditional apples dipped in honey, but with a frozen twist. Café Fiorello, the Redeye, Brooklyn Diner, Trattoria Dell’Arte and Bond 45 will all be serving all-natural, kosher-certified ice cream with sliced apples and honey for $13.

Fresh made ganache
From 2 to 6 p.m., today, swing by La Maison du Chocolat to see an in-store ganache making demonstration to celebrate the launching of their fifth version of the limited edition Duo de Ganaches. 
63 Wall St. 
30 Rockefeller Plaza
1018 Madison Ave.
212-952-1123

Asellina’s New Seasonal Menu
Executive Chef Marco Porceddu is serving up a selection of handmade pasta, specialty cocktails and secondi as part of the new seasonal menu, which includes goat cheese ravioli and black ink tagliatelle. Weekend brunch is accompanied by a live funk jazz group.  
420 Park Ave. S., 212-317-2908

Seven Deadly Sins at Matsuri 
Through October, Matsuri will be getting New Yorkers in the Halloween spirit with a Seven Deadly Sins Tasting menu. Sample spicy shrimp skewers (corresponding to Wrath) and slow-cooked beef short rib (Sloth), among other sinfully delicious dishes. Each tasting is paired with sake.
$77.77, 369 West 16th St., 212-243-6400

Oktoberfest at Pullcart
Fatty Crew is throwing an all-you-can-eat-and-drink Oktoberfest party where you can indulge in special beers and snacks like bratwursts served on pretzel bread and signature fatty dogs. Ticket sales end tomorrow.
Saturday, 1 – 6 p.m., Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, $29 

Vegetarian menu at Brushstroke
Executive Chef Isao Yamada has created a $75 seven-course vegetable menu with offerings like a taro dumpling in a chrysanthemum petal sauce and a hot pot of Udon noodles and late summer vegetables.
30 Duane St., 212-791-3771

Be Your Own Bartender at Redeye Grill
On weekends, for $30 you can indulge in a mini carafe of homemade tomato juice, two glasses Ketel One vodka and jumbo shrimp for two, with mix-in ingredients available. 
890 Seventh Ave., 212-541-9000

Aperitivo menu at Gemma
Italian-style drinks and an array of complimentary bites like spicy marinated baby octopus to broccoli rabe-stuffed mushroom caps are available. 
335 Bowery, 212-505-9700

‘Brunch’ of fun for kids 
The Setai Fifth Avenue will host “Tunes with Tina,” an interactive children’s musical brunch every Sunday at 12 p.m. For $40 per person and $20 for children 3 and under, kids and adults can choose a total of five courses from two menus as well as coffee, tea or juice. Tina caters to fan requests—everything from Disney tunes to Justin Bieber!
400 Fifth Ave., 212-695-4005

At65 Café Serves Free Illy Coffee
In celebration of today being National Coffee Day, at65 Café is offering free illy coffee and demonstrations from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. For those not near the Upper West Side, you can still join in by visiting any location that serves illy.  
1941 Broadway, 646-372-0588

Fall Greens and Grain at SHO 
This Tuesday, SHO is celebrating the tastes of autumn with a five-course meal paired with wine for $120. Executive Chef Shaun Hergatt will present canapés and then creations that feature soba risotto, guinea hen and much more. 
The Setai Wall Street, 40 Broad St. , 2nd level, 212-809-3993

LAVO’s Expanded Lunch Menu 
The Southern Italian restaurant has expanded their menu to now include warm weather options. Now available are eight new salads, and signature dishes like Kobe meatballs and brick oven pizzas. Also new: a happy hour, beginning at 5 p.m. and including full menu options.
39 E. 58th St., 212-750-5588

Follow Meredith Engel on Twitter @MeredithatMetro.
 



News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
National

Mutant worms stay sober, even on alcohol

U.S. researchers have developed "mutant worms" that do not get drunk by alcohol, a breakthrough that could lead to new treatment for people trying to quit drinking

Local

K-9 nose helps capture $150K in cocaine at…

A furry, four-legged security agent helped authorities stop an illegal cocaine shipment from sneaking past JFK customs.

National

Minnesota man asked to leave Southwest flight after…

A man and his two sons were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight after the man sent a tweet complaining about being treated rudely by a gate agent.

National

Man sues hospital after surprise penis amputation

An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Movies

Review: Brett Ratner's big 'Hercules' movie is small…

The latest "Hercules," starring Dwayne Johnson as the half-god beefcake of Greek myth, strips its hero and tale of most of its fantastical elements.

Arts

Scientists recreate world's smallest Monet copy

Scientists have reproduced a famous Impressionist painting using nano-printing, to create what has been described as the world's smallest work of art. Reworked at the…

Television

Jerry Seinfeld is ambidextrous, and other Reddit AMA…

See some of the weirder highlights of Jerry Seinfeld's recent Reddit AMA.

Going Out

Grab a pedestrian and start dancing at What…

As a New Yorker, I’ve mastered the art of focusing my gaze straight ahead. Though it occasionally piques my interest, the absurdities that play out…

NFL

2014 NFL Fantasy Football Top 100 overall player…

2014 NFL Fantasy Football Top 100 overall player rankings

U.S. Soccer

NYCFC announce signing of Frank Lampard

The tease of a big signing Thursday by new MLS side NYCFC ended up being one rumored for weeks. England midfielder Frank Lampard agreed to…

NBA

NBA great LeBron James sends 800 cupcake apologies…

By Kim PalmerCLEVELAND (Reuters) - NBA star LeBron James, whose recent return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in his home state of Ohio sparked a frenzy…

NFL

Jerry Reese confident with Giants, skipping countdown clocks…

Last year, Giants GM Jerry Reese installed a countdown clock in the locker room to inspire Big Blue to play in their own stadium for Super Bowl XLVIII.

Tech

Forget Wi-Fi: Li-Fi could be the future

Li-Fi technology – developed by Mexican company Sisoft – is wireless internet connectivity using specialized LED light.

Tech

Weather app Climendo might be the most accurate…

The wait for a truly accurate weather forecast could finally be over thanks to a nifty new app called Climendo.

Tech

Napkin Table puts focus off the phone and…

Michael Jan, a design student at Tunghai University in Taiwan, has invented a serviette-picnic blanket hybrid called the Napkin Table.

Style

Essie's new Color Boutique

Essie launches high-tech kiosks at major airports and malls across the country.