For foodies: This week's dining briefs
Photo credit: Melissa Hom/Metromix.com
By Emily Mathis
Special to amNewYork
Fight the Monday Blues with a Burger and Beer Mondays just got a little better thanks to Irving Mills $15 burger-and-beer special prepared by Metromix.coms chef of the year, Ryan Skeen.
116 E. 16th Street btwn Irving Place and Union Square East, 212-254-1600
February is Pancake Month In the shadow of presidents and candy hearts, pancakes are often forgotten in February. Clinton Street Baking Company keeps the spirit alive with a new pancake flavor such as roasted apples & pears with cinnamon sour cream and fresh coconut pancakes with roasted caramelized pineapple and macadamia nuts every other day. Served weekdays between 9 a.m. 11 a.m.
4 Clinton St. btwn E. Houston & Stanton, 646-602-6263Pay like its 1989 at the W Hotel Olives New York is offering a Throwback Tuesday Menu with original menu items at original prices. Each week features a dish from the classic menu such as Beef Carpaccio with Roquefort Polenta for $5.50, Grilled Octopus with Chickpeas for $5.95, Brick Oven Roasted Half Chicken for $12.95, and Olives Bouillabaise for $15.95.
W Hotel, Union Square 201 Park Ave. South, 212-353-8345
Cheese course at the concourse On the first and third Saturdays in March and April, join Murrays Cheese and Charlie Palmers Metrazur for a wine and cheese pairing class. Classes will take place at Metrazur (404 Grand Central Terminal, East Balcony, 212-687-4600), and will be led by a fromager and sommelier. Each
costs $75, features a wine and cheese sampling and runs from 3:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling Murrays at 212-243-3289 x12 or online at Murrayschese.com.