What a weekend! We’ve (finally) kissed goodbye to 80 degree temps, we sampled The Wild Son’s new dinner menu, we attended Well and Good’s fitness biathlon, and we returned to brunch at Llama Inn. Busy Bitches! To continue the momentum, we’ve selected our best events for the week below.
Nothing beats the Monday Blues like a bottle of bubbly. During Le Fete Du Champagne Week, which kicks off today, enjoy special champange flights, champagne-themed tasting menus, and by-the-glass offerings at participating restaurants, as well as in-store tastings and special offers at select retailers. Various Locations.
A new season calls for a new wardrobe, so make sure to stop by the Parker sample sale, where you can score new clothes for up to 60 percent off. Parker is known for its bright prints, colors, and patterns, so this sale is the perfect way to add some color to your fall wardrobe. Parker Showroom, 234 W. 39th St., Floor 3, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Brush up on your baking skills at the 92nd Street Y, where Dorie Greenspan, who’s been dubbed the “culinary guru” of baking by the New York Times, will share secrets and recipes for her most delicious cookies. Greenspan has created more than 300 different cookie recipes, and this is your chance to learn more about her favorites so you can make them for yourself. 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave., 7 p.m.
We’ve got the perfect place for your Thursday happy hour because The Wild Son just launched dinner and cocktails! You don’t want to miss the trout and the coconut toasted kale salad. Perfect for our vegan and gluten free friends. 53 Little W 12th St
Celebrate National Chocolate Day with chef Chris Santos at any of his three Lower East Side hotspots – VANDAL, Stanton Social, and Beauty & Essex. Each restaurant is offering tasty chocolate treats – like Oreo cake pops and dark chocolate peanut butter mousse – for you to indulge in. Various locations
Get in the Halloween spirit at Industry Kitchen’s spooky celebration. At this highly anticipated annual event, the pirates of the Rogue Pearl Ship will take over Industry Kitchen for a night of live music, delicious snacks, and a premium open bar. Industry Kitchen, 70 South St., 8 p.m.
Brunch! Check out Perla Cafe for a crazy good soft polenta with poached eggs..among other great brunch dishes.