Cool Gowanus brewpub Threes Brewing has opened its large backyard for the season and also a series of new weekly specials with their food partner The Meat Hook. Mondays it's pizza night, with meat-based pies like braised lamb neck, tomato sauce, basil. Also on Mondays: porchetta. And fancy porchetta to boot, served by a tie-clad waiter with radicchio salad for $18. Finally, Tuesdays are a "themed" steak night, like "Gonzo New Orleans” (with lamb bacon hushpuppies and spicy creole slaw) for $25.
East Williamsburg Taiwanese restaurant Win Son hosts Smoke Show, a whole hog/North Carolina-type bbq feast Monday evening. Chef Jon Botta trained for a decade under famed pitmaster Ed Mitchell, then moved to NYC to work at Ducks Eatery and open Harry and Ida's. The menu for the special dinner includes cold smoked oysters, whole smoked hog, smoked sausage, cast iron corn bread and tableside quick pickles. Tickets are $75 and inlcude one free drink.
Red Eye Beef and High Five Pork Belly (BONMi)
A second location of Vietnamese fast-casual spot BONMi opened last week at 119 23rd Street between Park and Lex and they're celebrating with 2-for-1 entrees Monday and Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Swing by for dishes including the Red Eye Banh Mi Sandwich with red curry beef or the High Five Rice & Quinoa Bowl with five spice pulled pork.
A "plant-powered" five course dinner called Spring Fever is popping up at Williamsburg vegan spot Little Choc Apothecary on Wednesday. Chef Leo will be whipping up dishes including stuffed crimini with babaganouch in marinara sauce, beet seitan with carrot noodles and buckwheat brownie sundaes with blueberry chia pudding. Tickets $69.