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Around Town - Carmine's Celebrates the Meatball, Billy's Cupcake for St Patrick's Day and more...
March 9, 2023, 10:21.36 am ET


Photo: Carmine's

Carmine’s is celebrating National Meatball Day on Thursday, March 9, 2023 with a colossal plate of meatballs. To honor the Italian staple, Carmine’s is rolling back the price of their meatballs to when the restaurant opened its first NYC location in 1990 – $12.95 for six meatballs! (Regular price $26.95 - quite a deal!). Carmine’s has locations in Times Square and the Upper West Side.

Al Coro has added a five course Pasta Tasting Menu. It includes Culurgiones with Golden Osetra Caviar, Fontina, Herbs & Lemon Butter; Linguine Alla Vongole with Tomato & Fennel; Cappelletti Alla Vodka with Smoked Ricotta & Basil; Tortellini in Brodo with Braised Green and Black Truffle; and Garganelli with Duck Ragù, Cocoa, Parmigiano Reggiano. The pasta tasting costs $125 per person.

Photo: Noreetuh

noreetuh, the Hawaiian restaurant led by Executive Chef/Partner Chung Chow (Per Se, Lincoln Restaurant) is adding more vegan and vegetarian options including musubi (similar to a hand roll) with a Spicy Spam vegan substitute. Other options include Vegetable Potstickers with OmniPork, sesame oil and kombu-soy dip (vegan); and Artichoke Hearts Skewers, with soy crisps, and mentaiko mayo.

Photo: Somewhere, Nowhere

Somewhere Nowhere is hosting a St Patrick’s Day Sunset Party high above NYC on Friday, March 17, 2023 from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM. From this breathtaking vantage point, patrons can soak up stunning views of the surrounding skyline while dancing the night away to electrifying beats with a sunset party hosted by Bouge Group Hospitality. Tickets here

Gamehaus is offering some St Patrick’s Day specials that will get you in the holiday ’spirits’ with Beer Cocktails (and their version of a Green Michelada), as well as Green Jalapeño Balls, Green Nachos (beef, chicken or vegetarian) and Green Cocktails to keep it festive.

Photo: Billy's Bakery

In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, Billy’s Bakery is partnering with craft Irish distillery, Glendalough, for two limited edition treats starting March 13 - 17 at their Chelsea location (184 Ninth Ave). A savory Double Barrel Biscuit ($4.25) made with Irish Cheddar Cheese is being offered along with a sweet Double Barrel Cupcake ($4.75) made with chocolate, Glendalough Irish whiskey-salted caramel and flaky sea salt, perfect for celebrating the luck of the Irish.

Photo: La Goulue

After catching the Easter Parade this year, La Goulue is offering a two-course Easter Brunch for $72 pp. Options include French Toast with home-made brioche, mascarpone cream and blueberry jam; Scandinavian with organic poached eggs, house-smoked salmon, and dill hollandaise; and a Shrimp and Lobster Roll. The brunch cocktail is the La Belle Vie with Campari, Grand Marnier and champagne.

Until next time, we'll be seeing you Around Town!