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Around Town: Eat for Good at Ci Siamo, Adult Rice Krispie treats, Bond-ing Hr, Ice Sculptures & more
January 12, 2024, 7:15.40 pm ET


Chefs Hillary Sterling (left) and Nancy Silverton (right)

Renowned Chefs Nancy Silverton and Hillary Sterling will be hosting “Eat for Good,” a dinner series benefitting the Food Bank of New York City featuring acclaimed chefs from across the country. The dinners will take place at Chef Sterling’s acclaimed New York City restaurant Ci Siamo starting on January 22. The collaboration features dishes like Cast Iron Focaccia with tomato conserva (Sterling); Orecchiette, fennel sausage & Swiss chard (Silverton); Smoked Duck, mushrooms, beans & black olives (Sterling); among others. Upcoming Eat For Good dinners will feature chefs from Majordōmo x Momofuku Noodle Bar, and Este x Ensenada. Reservations can be found via Resy.

Image: Sadie Barnette, Photo Bar, 2022/Photo: Phillip Maisel

At a time when photographs are primarily shared and saved digitally, many artists are turning to snapshots in albums or pictures in archives as a source of inspiration. Don't Forget to Call Your Mother, a new exhibition at The Met features the works of 14 that conjure up feelings of nostalgia and memories. More here.

Photo: The Bakery at Greywind

Tom Bannister’s iconic granola brand, Tom’s Perfect 10, and The Bakery at Greywind, have developed a sweet treat called Tom’s Coffee Granola Marshmallow Bar, a whimsical adult take on a classic Rice Krispie treat created by Bannister and Greywind’s pastry chef Jake Novick-Finder. The bar is affogato flavored with homemade marshmallow and drizzled with dark chocolate. It will be available from Jan 22-28 at The Bakery at Greywind while supplies last

Photo: Casa Bond

Casa Bond is launching “Bond-ing Hour,” its take on happy hour available Monday to Friday from 5pm-7pm featuring cocktails, Mexican beer, and wines by the glass, all priced at $12. Specially priced small plates are also being offered. See the full menu here

Photo: Eli's Market

Eli’s Market, from Eli Zabar, is sharing the love for Valentine’s Day with a one-stop-shop for flowers, heart-shaped cookies and a selection of more than 1,200 wines. To indulge further, pick up some hand-packed Ossetra caviar, creme fraiche, and house-made buttery brioche and blini.

Photo: Shutterstock

Mark the date. Governors Island Arts and Times Square Arts will be hosting their third annual Ice Sculpture Show on Saturday, February 3rd. Ten artists will be paired with a professional ice carver from Okamoto Studio. The sculptures will be carved during a two-hour public event. More info here

Photo: CityPickle

CityPickle, the City’s first indoor pickleball club, is offering 50 percent off for first timers to book a clinic, reserve a court or join an open play session. CityPickle at Long Island City also has a restaurant and bar for those looking to grab a bite or refreshment. More info here

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