On Monday celebrate the 83rd anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition with a drink or two. Analogue, located in the Village, is offering drink specials to commemorate the big day (and its own third birthday) with a few '20s-inspired drinks, including the Mary Pickford and the Bee's Knees. Drinks will be $10 from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m., and food will also be available.
East Village restaurant Virginia's is pairing up with the West Village's Quality Eats for the latest installation of its guest chef series on Tuesday. The six-course collaborative menu includes charred beets with yogurt, roasted venison, and long-bone short rib steak with sautéed greens—you can take a look at all the courses here. Purchase tickets ($75) here.
Also on Wednesday, Chef Michael Psilakis is serving up a five-course feast paired with Greek wines at MP Taverna's Astoria location. The menu includes shrimp saganaki, baked with tomato and feta and paired with Gerovassiliou Malagousia; roasted leg of lamb, paired with Gerovassiliou Avaton; and Hilopites, or stewed rabbit with tomato, cinnamon, and mizithra cheese paired with Driopi Nemea Reserve. Purchase tickets ($65) here.
Chinese cooks and flavors have influenced American cuisine for over two centuries, a phenomenon which culinary historians Anne Mendelson and Kian Lam Kho explore at the Museum of Chinese in America's "Food and the Chinese American Journey" exhibition on Wednesday. The exhibition traces the history of Chinese-American cuisine, from chop suey to General Tso's chicken. A ticket gets you admission to the exhibition and, of course, food: red cooked pork in steamed buns and cold eggplant with spicy mala dressing. Purchase tickets ($10 - $40) here.
After six years, Williamsburg's Cubana Social is closing, but they're going out with a bang. As part of their Diez Noches de Amor finale, they're having a series of events leading up to their last night in business. On Thursday, they'll be hosting Afro-Latin jazz trio Eden Bareket with live shows at 7, 8:30, and 10 p.m. They'll also be serving up a special menu of staff favorites, including fried avocado, tostone tacos, and black bean burgers—and offering a two-for-one mojito special. And on Friday, they're hosting live shows by Jeremy Bosch with the Guataca Salsa Quartet at 8, 9, and 10:00 p.m. and a late-night show by Que Bajo?!'s DJ Geko Jones.