We planned you a date involving dinner, bubbly and dessert from a Michelin-starred chef... for just 100 bucks. Also: this Saturday, head to the year’s biggest food-truck festival with a Perks-only VIP pass for $70. Finally, you’re getting three minutes in a freezer with top-shelf vodka. Make it count.
Things to do for August 03, 2012
Iron Mike, Rum Empanadas and Australians
The weekend is on world-record pace.
Mike Tyson Has a Broadway Show
It’s safe to say that Mike Tyson has a few stories to tell. And like any self-respecting former heavyweight champion of the world, he’s telling them in a one-man Broadway show, with Spike Lee directing him. We see no way this won’t be amazing.
Cocktails in Empanada Form
Alcohol-laden foodstuffs. You’ve been there. You’ve eaten that. And despite the explosion of bourbon cookies, moonshine pie and vodka-infused turkey, you’re still on board. The latest sauced meal to enter the fray: Irish-cream-, rum- and wine-filled empanadas. The whiskey taco can’t be far behind.
Your Power Naps Have a New Home
YeloSpa has moved. Don’t panic. Nothing’s changed. You’ll still be able to rent out sleep pods with ambient sounds for a midday power nap. It’s just that it’d be awkward if you showed up to the old place holding a memory-foam pillow and a leopard-skin sleep mask.
A Greenhouse of Italian in the Mondrian
In some circles, you’re known as the Archduke of Carpaccio. Admittedly, a peculiar nickname. But it’s why you’ll want to check out this haven of Italian seaside edibles in the old Imperial No. Nine space. Coincidentally, we’ve reserved five tables for opening night. If you’re into eating.
An Australian Celebration in SoHo
Australia. If there’s a better country to celebrate with a sausage barbecue, a full slate of DJs and some Australians, you damn sure haven’t found it. Hence this weekly outdoor frolic. We assume you’ll find a way to honor that dancing hurdler in your own way during the festivities.