Food & Drink

The Weekend Playbook: Jerky Fest, Pigs and Pies, and seriously discounted lobster rolls

Luke's Lobster Roll - Weekend Playbook

Event of the WeekA bourbon tasting, 20 different types of jerky from across the United States, and many craft brews will all be yours at Jerky Fest 2013

Thursday, June 27thThere's a massive sale going down at the JACHS flagship store at 310 Bleecker St -- shirts, pants, polos, blazers, jackets, etc are all $39

Films in Tompkins is screening Reservoir Dogs at sundown with free slices of the Mr. Pink pizza from Two Boots. The full Summer screening schedule is right this way

Friday, June 28thBrunch isn't just for weekends anymore: Sweet Chick's hooking you up with their new weekday brunch and Summer cocktail menus. AND, their new weekday happy hour's from 4-7p, with sangria, $5 brews, wine, and a "Bartender's Choice" daily cocktail

The Pigs and Pies ham & cheese garden party's going down from 7-9p at Roberta's Pizza. Get your fill of charcuterie, sausage-/ bacon-/ ham-topped pizzas, and Roberta's beers & wines. All-inclusive tickets are $55. Get yours.

After gorging on pizza, re-gorge on brisket and BBQ at BrisketTown from 8p-2a, where the Delaney Barbecue guys are celebrating their liquor license, as well as Brisketlab's one-year anniversary and the launch of new menus. There will be $2 Shiner Bocks. Get those deets!

Saturday, June 28thGet ready for the Village Voice's third annual 4Knots Music Festival at South Street Seaport from 1-8p. Entry is free! Scope the punk and indie-heavy lineup, here.

From 5-11p, the Grove Alley Nite Market's transforming one of the worst/weirdest alleys in Gowanus with beers, bands and... street vendors. Lots of 'em. Register yourself for the magic, here

Throughout the weekend, June 27-30th:Cheap lobster roll alert! Luke's Lobster and The Maine Lobster Council are slinging $10 joints from their BK Bridge Park location Thursday, and then the rest of the weekend from the truck. Stay up-to-date on where to get it on Twitter

OpeningsAnd while you're out and about, peep these new spots: the West Coast's Jinya Ramen Bar is here, Estela's pouring wine with small plates, Motorino Pizza now has a Williamsburg location, AB Biagi's serving authentic Italian coffee and gelato, and pan-Mediterranean eats can be grabbed at La Nuit

Did we miss anything? Then stop being weird and tell us in the comments...