In celebration of its third birthday, East Village pintxos (Spanish bar snacks) spot Huertas will offer specials and special events throughout the month, beginning Monday night with a pintxos takeover by Fung Tu chef Jonathan Wu. All the pintxos will be $3 including Char Siu Albondigas, Scallop Escabeche and Chinese Sweet Potato Bravas. Stop by anytime in April and the restaurant's Basque Dogs are just $3, with $3 pours of Huertas vermouth, Collaboration Cider, GinTonic, and manzanilla sherry, which are all on tap.
Danny Meyer's way-on-the-west side of Chelsea cocktail bar Porchlight is throwing a drinking and dining fundraiser Monday night in conjunction with Tertulia's Seamus Mullen. The Chefs Cycle Benefit for No Kid Hungry event includes passed tapas created by Mullen and four drink tickets to enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine or beer from Porchlight. Tickets $50.
(courtesy A Taste of Fifth)
Tuesday evening, A Taste Of Fifth celebrates businesses along Park Slope's 5th Avenue with a walk-around tasting event at the famous Grand Prospect Hall. Over 45 neighborhood bars and restaurants will be participating in the event, which doubles as a fundraiser (either $20 or $30 per ticket, depending) for 17 different local charities. Food will be provided by places includes Bricolage, Calexico, Gristmill, Empanada Loca, Palo Santo and more, with unlimited beer, wine and vodka. Tickets $60 online and $70 at the door.
Beer Table at GCT (Navid Baraty / Gothamist)
Grand Central Terminal observes National Beer Day on Friday with specials all around the terminal's many dining options. Of the many deals on offer, Beer Table will be doing 20% off takeaway growlers and capped mason jars; Cafe Spice will offer a Samosa & Beer for $5.99; all the beers at the Great Northern Food Hall will be just $8, in addition to a beer and its roasted pork sandwich with apple and red cabbage for $20; and Shiro of Japan will sell 12 ounce Sapporro cans for $1.99 with the purchase of any chirashi or poké bowl. See the full lineup of specials here.