The 86th Academy Awards show is coming up this Sunday, March 2 at 7pm, and if you’re looking for a place in the neighborhood to watch it (and cheer on our local nominees!), you’re in luck, because there are a few spots not only showing the ceremony, but running specials, taking your best ballot guesses,
Congratulations to Mario DiBiase of Aperitivo, who, along with Susanna Caliendo of Rolling Pin Productions, won the People’s Choice Award for the annual Gingerbread Extravaganza at Le Parker Meridien in Manhattan! Their awesome gingerbread creation — a Coney Island landscape with Santa and his elves enjoying the rides — was one of several on display to raise money
New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and if hanging out with throngs of tourists in Times Square isn’t your thing, stick close to home and reserve your spot at one of our Park Slope restaurants: Aperitivo, 279 5th Avenue, 718-369-1123: They’ll have a four-course dinner with wine pairings at $95 per person with seatings
People who like whiskey tend to love whiskey, and people who love whiskey will want to listen up: on Thursday, March 14, Aperitivo is hosting Brooklyn Whisk[e]y Society Tasting, an Adventure into the world of American Whiskies and American Game. The tasting will consist of 1-oz pours of each rare American whiskey (including Balcones Texas Single Malt,
It’s New Year’s Eve! Have you worked out your big plans? The night comes with a lot of pressure to have the Best Time Ever, but last year I rang in the New Year with a hero sandwich and a copy of P.S. I Love You and my year treated me well, so, who knows.
We just heard that Beauty Bar (249 5th Ave) has added bottomless mimosas, bloody Marys, and PBRs for $20 per person on Sundays from 12-5pm, perfect for those who’d like to continue the brunch drinking after the omelettes and pancakes are long gone. Which made us wonder: Where else can you enjoy bottomless brunch drinks in
Probably delicious, definitely not photogenic (via Facebook) Thursday is Aperitivo‘s monthly Chef Dinner, and this time, it’s an Asian-Inspired Maryland Crab Bake. On the menu: Atlantic Golden Crab, Geoduck (a favorite of Food Network reality shows), Razor Clams, Whelks, and “other creatures from the deep,” plus Brooklyn Brewery brews on tap. Bread breaks at 7:30,