Happy hour deals that include food are the best kind of happy hours. At 21 Greenpoint, chef Sean Telo's baking up special pies for the restaurant's happy hour on Tuesday - Friday from 6 - 8 p.m. Stop by for special star-shaped pizzas with a cheese stuffed-crust topped with meat and hot peppers. The pie plus a glass of house beer or wine will set you back $15.
On Wednesday, celebrate the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns at two different NYC bars. At Analogue they'll be pouring a special Scotch flight ($40) featuring a Highland single-malt Dalmore 12 Year, Balvenie 12 Year Doublewood from Speyside, and the heavily-peated Ardbeg 10 Year from Islay. In Bushwick at The Rookery, it's all about slam poetry and Scotland's greatest exports: scotch and haggis. Show up in a kilt and score a free schooner of Belhaven. The festivities begin at 8 p.m.
Lamb (Burke & Wills)
Observe Australia Day on Thursday with a five-course prix fixe dinner at Burke & Wills Australian Bistro on the Upper West Side. Available beginning at 5:30 p.m., the feast includes a choice of dishes including Truffle Burrata, Australian Lamb Rack, Cavatelli with a broccoli rabe pesto, and Pavlova. The dinner costs $65 for just the food or $105 with an all Australian wine pairing.
There are two events supporting Planned Parenthood in the city this week. On Monday, head to cute new Italian cocktail den August Laura for an open bar from 6 - 7 p.m. (suggested donation $20) and Fernet Branca, Branca Menta & Antica Formula and St. Germain cocktails thereafter til 10 p.m. Then on Wednesday, women-led Taproom 307 will be pouring Revolution Brewing beers—they're promising lots of styles and some "rarities"—from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. If you haven't yet made a donation online (or want to make another), a rep from PP will be on hand to receive them, plus answer questions.