Things to do for September 09, 2011

The Weekender

Ma Peche, Street Food and Monogrammed Everything

Are you ready for some weekend?

Friday
Instant Tailgating and 40% Off Growlers
PERK ALERT

Instant Tailgating and 40% Off Growlers

The NFL: kicking off this weekend. So we’ve got your instant tailgating kit should you venture out to the Meadowlands—or stick around for a private game-screening party for 10 in the Parker Meridien’s Presidential Suite. Plus, you’re getting 40% off eight beer growlers and cookies spiked with whiskey. Busy weekend.

A Garden of Tacos and Cerveza
MEXICAN REVOLUTION

A Garden of Tacos and Cerveza

First La Esquina came to Brooklyn. And it was good. Then La Esquina opened a taqueria and canopy-covered beer garden. And it was now. Yes, tonight marks all systems go for Café de La Esquina’s alfresco yard space. There’s a celebratory fresh-air fish taco with your name on it.

Opens Sep 9, The Taqueria and Garden at Café de La Esquina, 255 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, 718-393-5500

Rugby Men’s New Concept Store
MONOGRAMOUS

Rugby Men’s New Concept Store

School’s back. Which means you have our permission to start dressing like a 1950s Ivy Leaguer again. Rugby, Ralph Lauren’s retro preppy haberdashery, has just opened a new store with a more formal edge, less logos on the gear and more than enough monogrammed polos, cardigans and oxfords to get you through the fall. Semester.

Exploring the World via Street Food
GLOBAL DOMINATION

Exploring the World via Street Food

Marcus Samuelsson, the maestro behind Red Rooster, is getting into the pop-up game. And for his first trick, he’s compiled a café’s worth of the world’s greatest street food and cocktails. Fish falafel, Malaysian achat and peri peri shrimp salad made the list. Boiled hot dog didn’t.

Sunday
Má Pêche Makes You Supper
PÉCHE MODE

Má Pêche Makes You Supper

We know, starting this week your Sundays are sort of spoken for. But you might want to consider making some room on the calendar for Má Pêche. Momofuku’s Midtown outpost will be launching a Sunday night supper series. Or the five-course, French-Vietnamese version of a home-cooked meal.

Launches Sep 11, 6:30pm, Sundays on the X at Má Pêche, 15 W 56th St, 212-247-1045

Monday
Building a Better 21 Club
21 JUMP STREET

Building a Better 21 Club

21 Club has been around for almost a century. Which means they’re doing something right (steak tartare). And they could probably use a face-lift. Monday, they’ll unveil the new look: a ground-floor, antique-pine-paneled bar room. Expect tap beers, 21 Burger Sliders and cocktail-nursing captains of industry.

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