For foodies: This week's dining briefs

Industria Argentine is part of the Argentinean Wine and Food Festival.

Football Sunday with Fatty ‘Cue: Catch the games this Sunday, from 12-7 p.m., with chef Zak Pelaccio of Fatty Crab. Pelaccio will serve bites from his brand-new barbecue restaurant, Fatty ‘Cue, which is set to open in Williamsburg. Freeman McNeil, the ‘80s Jets star, will also be in attendance. The lunchtime fest will take place inside Home Studios at 873 Broadway. Tickets are $50. To learn more, visit

NYC Wine & Food Festival at Comix
: Comix, Zagat’s highest-rated NYC comedy venue, will welcome culinary demonstrations Oct. 9-11 at 6 p.m. as part of the NYC Wine & Food Festival. The club is in the Meatpacking District, a neighborhood that will host many NYWFF events. Demonstrations will involve some of the food world’s top names, including Rocco DiSpirito, Bobby Flay and Masaharu Morimoto. To purchase tickets or for more info, visit

Argentinean Wine and Food Festival:
Imagine you’re in Buenos Aires during the Argentinean Wine and Food Festival, which runs Monday through Oct. 15. The festival will be hosted by the Industria Argentine, Libertador and Azul restaurants. Three prix-fixe winemaker dinners will he held, one at each locale. A four-course menu will be served with wine pairings at Libertador on Tuesday and at Industria Argentina on Oct. 13 for $55. A four-course brunch will be served at Azul on Oct. 11 for $25. All three restaurants will have other specialty regional dishes, beer parings and wine flights to mark the event. For more information, call 212-965-8560.

Real Chi-town dogs in NYC: For one night only, Hot Doug’s, arguably Chicago’s best hot dogs, are being served at the Astor Center. The chef, owner and personality behind this institution will be there serving his famous food and talking “dogs.” A $65 ticket gets you a table for two and a dinner of two Chicago-style dogs, two foie gras dogs, an order of duck-fat fries and a six pack of beer. The event takes place on Wednesday, with two seatings, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. 399 Lafayette St. Visit to learn more.


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