Things to do for April 10, 2008

The Weekender

The NY Weekend Starts Here

The weekend stands tall in the face of the IRS.

Thursday
2 New Perks
THURSDAY PERKS

2 New Perks

This week, Perks brings you tastemaking cufflink titan Tateossian and VIP treatment—an extra 10% off and personal shopping just for UD members—at this week's Hickey sample sale, so you'll have a chance at some new cuffs as well.

Friday
Hill Country Expands Menu
FRIDAY CHOPS

Hill Country Expands Menu

The Hill People just got a little less minimal, bringing in menu reinforcements in the form of rib-eye, lamb chops, and wild boar ribs on Saturday (for when regular pig is just too tame).

411: Apr 11, 30 W. 26th St (between Broadway and 6th Ave), 212-255-4544, hillcountryny.com

Original Penguin
WEEKEND SALE-ING

Original Penguin

The old school flightless birds are offering 30% off in store and online, in case you don't feel like waddling into midtown.

411: Apr 10 to Apr 13, 1077 Sixth Ave (at 41st ), 646-443-3520; online with code OPGFF2008. Use this

Saturday
Dell'Anima Opens for Brunch
SATURDAY POLENTA

Dell'Anima Opens for Brunch

The sceney/homey West Village Italian spot is now working the early shift, with ricotta pancakes, a hangover-absorbing polenta and espresso-fortified cocktails to give you something else to absorb.

Monday
Brasserie Cognac
MONDAY QUICHE

Brasserie Cognac

This bit of midtown francophilia lets you choose between settling in at a cocktail bar (with exactly 101 cognacs, of course), a cheese-and-charcuterie bar or not settling at all—their all-day takeout shop offers sandwiches, rotisserie chicken and a few of the more exciting pastries from the restaurant menu. We trust they won't suffer in translation.

411: Apr 14, 1740 Broadway (between 55th and 56th), 212-757-3600

Monday
Spa Week Unleashed
MONDAY MASSAGE

Spa Week Unleashed

Spa week kicks off on Monday with $50 treatments at almost 100 steam dens throughout Manhattan. So if you were waiting for a time to take that mud bath...

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