The Weekend Playbook: Smorgasburg's first-ever Chef's Table, and Parmesan cake

New York Event of the Weekend It's the last outdoor Smorgasburg of the season, aka your last chance to get your fill of Ramen Burgers, BBQ, and all the other greatness. Plus, for the first time ever, the outdoor-food haven is presenting a Chef's Table on Saturday, hosted entirely by Deji. For $45, indulge in a five-course meal including Geepo (Korean fish jerky), "secret" tacos (!!), a spicy bellyroll sammich, and more. Check out more here, and don't forget to reserve your spot

Rocks Off

Thursday, November 21st: It's opening night of the weekend-long "world's first Pro Wrestling Film Festival", during which you can catch Steel Cage Shorts, a documentary on the world's foremost Hulkamaniac, and the first NYC screening of Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies. Get the smackdown (err.. lowdown), here Continue Reading

Tailgate With A Cause

Sunday, November 24th: Join the teams from TAO, Lavo, Lure, and Burger & Barrel at the "Tailgate With A Cause" this weekend at the Giants vs Cowboys game. Swing by to donate to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, take down some of the best tailgate food around, check out their auctions and sports memorabilia, pose in the photo booth, and way more. Hit the deets here

Monday, November 25th: Roasted lamb shank, duck-fat potatoes, and Parmesan cake with blackberry jam are alllll on the menu at the feast at Mile End in Brooklyn, all in honor of Eli & Max Sussman's Best Cookbook Ever. Check out the book, too -- it'll teach you the proper things to make for a hangover cure or for a "Captain Dinner Party", which sounds like something you should throw... immediately. Get your tix here

McCarren Rink

New Ice Skating Rink Of the Week: The new McCarren Rink is open, and it's giving folks a way-less-tourist-filled (for now) option for skating, along with some next-level food vendors, including a project from Tyler Kord of No. 7 Sub called Hanson Bros. that's serving up hot dogs, melts on pretzel bread, and "blackout cake".

Andrew Zimmer

Thanksgivukkah, Thursday, November 28th: If, for some reason, turkey- or marshmallow-stuffed donuts aren't enough for you, Kutsher's Tribeca is doing a full-on mashup dinner with eats like challah stuffing, sweet potato latkes, and brisket. Get more info, here