Things to do for January 07, 2010

The Weekender

Endless Ribs, Beer Cupcakes and a Thai Cocktail Brunch

The weekend will sabotage your resolutions.

UD - 1 New Perk

1 New Perk

As you may have heard, 10 Downing is kicking off lunch this week, and since they've decided to be gents about it, they're giving anyone who makes a lunch reservation for next Tuesday through Friday half off their food tab—provided you say you're with us. Think of it as our contribution to your expense account.

UD - MoMA After Dark

MoMA After Dark

The uncompromising demands of work, play and late-show guest appearances mean your chances of getting to the MoMA by its 5:30pm closing time are slim. Knowing this, the museum is now staying open until 8:45pm on the first Thursday of each month, with cocktails and a prix fixe dinner to complement the Monets.

The Museum of Modern Art, $20 admission, $25 prix fixe dinner, 11 W 53rd St (between Fifth and Sixth Ave), 212-708-9400

UD - The Lower East Side's New Pork Bun Shop

The Lower East Side's New Pork Bun Shop

Imagine a place that welcomes you in and sends you away with steamed buns filled with pork belly, seasoned chicken or Angus beef skirt steak. A place that rolls out weekly special cuts of meat like Wagyu beef with untamed abandon. Disclosure: this place now exists.

Baohaus, 137 Rivington St (near Norfolk), 646-684-3835, see the menu

UD - Unlimited Boozy Brunch for $20 at Kittichai

Unlimited Boozy Brunch for $20 at Kittichai

Because your Saturday brunching could use more Thai food, the masterminds behind SoHo joint Kittichai recently had the idea of a prix fixe brunch with unlimited cocktails for only $20. To commemorate the occasion, they're serving up classic dishes like lime leaf pancake soufflé and implementing an approach to mimosa distribution that economists have called "refreshing."

Kittichai, weekends from 11am-2:45pm, 60 Thompson St (between Spring and Broome), 212-219-2000

UD - 50 Percent Off at Smith+Butler

50 Percent Off at Smith+Butler

Brooklyn outfitters Smith+Butler are taking up to half off winter-ready stock like Filson canvas bags, Saint James knit sweaters and cotton twill pants from Unis, in addition to their collection of motorcycle jackets and helmets. Happy hunting, Easy Rider.

Smith+Butler, through Jan 25, 225 Smith St (at Butler), Brooklyn, 718-855-4295

UD - Super Bowl Beer Cupcakes From Cacao
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Super Bowl Beer Cupcakes From Cacao

It's with a John Madden level of oddball enthusiasm that we present Super Bowl-themed beer cupcakes: beer from the competing teams' hometowns is baked in, and the frosting matches the team colors. If your team is playing, great. If not, you still have beer cupcakes.

UD - All-You-Can-Eat Ribs in the East Village

All-You-Can-Eat Ribs in the East Village

They say all great things must come to an end, but this Texas barbecue joint in the East Village says otherwise—at the new all-you-can-eat Mondays, they'll give you as many ribs as you can eat for $12. So, theoretically, the all-out rib extravaganza could go on until the end of time—or at least Tuesday.

Marfa NYC, 101 E Second St (near First Ave), 212-673-8908

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