Shake Shack's getting seafood-y with a special Lobster Shack burger ($17) being served this weekend at the Madison Square Park original. They're topping one of their hamburgers with chunks of Maine lobster and adding lettuce, tomato and ShackSauce. They're also popping up in the Hamptons this weekend at the EMP Summer House, the summer pop-up from the Eleven Madison Park team.
The Bronx Brewery presents their final Summer Done Right installment on Saturday, inviting people into their backyard for music, food and tons of brews. Stop by anytime between noon and 10:30 p.m. for a lineup of live music and DJs; food for sale from Dinosaur BBQ, Mott Haven Bar & Grill, Born Juice, and others; and beers from the brewery, which right now includes the seasonal Summer Pale Ale. Tickets $10 advance, $15 door.
Breakfast Crepe - Banh Xeo An Sang - at Hanoi House (Sydney Yorkshire)
Indulge in a Vietnamese brunch Sundays from noon til 3 p.m. at East Village spot Hanoi House, who're serving both popular items from their regular menu (spring rolls and pho, for example) plus a few entirely new offerings geared towards getting a later start on the day. Try out the Banh Xeo An Sang, an open-faced rice crepe topped with salmon roe, dill creme fraiche, bean sprouts, herbs and a fried egg ($16) and pair it with an Egg Coffee ($8), hot coffee topped with sweet egg foam.
Have yourself a Sunday Funday out in Ditmas Park, where Malaysian chef and expert sambal maker Auria Abraham and her husband, reggae producer Jeremy Mush1 Mushlin, are throwing a Reggae, Satay and IPAs in the their tricked out basement and lush backyard. Mush1's in charge of the music; Auria will be cooking up an all-you-can-eat feast of meat and tofu satays with pressed rice cakes and peanut sauce, among other flavorful treats; and Interboro Spirits & Ales brewer Jesse Ferguson brings the brews in IPA and pilsner forms. Tickets $45.