Food & Drink

A hot sauce party, new cocktails galore, and whole suckling pigs

New Cocktails in BrooklynCocktail-heavy Maison Premiere just unveiled a Julep section featuring the Zombie #6, a "reconstruction of the tiki favorite" that melds "the three best-known recipes of 1934, 1950, and 1956". And yes, Zombies are technically (if loosely) Juleps. Check out the deets on their site

Another Williamsburg spirits star, Donna, is unleashing their new seasonal menu, which features the Fair Weather Cooler w/ Dorothy Parker Gin, Amaro Zucca, cranberry, and ginger syrup. See the menu at DonnaBklyn.com

The Whole WeekendFried chicken newcomer Sweet Chick is kicking off brunch, where chicken & waffles will be joined by house-smoked pork hash and a stack of pancakes w/ blueberry compote. Don't be left waiting for a seat

Head over to the Sat/Sun Hot Sauce Expo featuring live music, food that's spicy as crap, fire breathers who maybe ate that food, and eating challenges. Tickets are available now

Tuesday Pig RoastsOn the 23rd and 30th, Parisian bistro Benoit is cooking up a very limited amount of dinners with a whole suckling pig that's been slow roasted for 2hrs. Do it

OpeningsThe guy behind BrisketLab and BrisketTown's latest meat spot SmokeLine opens on the Highline with exclusive lamb ribs and more. Grand opening Saturday, RSVP on facebook and get a free koozie!"

Hilarious VideosWanna see some dude try and hit on pigeons in Washington Square Park? Of course you do; view below