Things to do for March 04, 2010

The Weekender

Car Bomb Cupcakes, Oscar Parties and the Return of Pies 'n' Thighs

The weekend is in like a lion.

Thursday
UD - Introducing the Rob Evans Sandwich
THIGHMASTER

Introducing the Rob Evans Sandwich

Pies 'n' Thighs is back. After more than two years, your go-to Williamsburg fried chicken and homemade pie spot has found a new home. Better yet, there's a new winner of a brunch item on the menu—a sausage-gravy-drenched egg-and-cheese sandwich called the Rob Evans. You've waited two years...and Southern-fried biscuitry is your reward.

Open now, Pies 'n' Thighs, 166 S Fourth St (at Driggs), Brooklyn, 347-529-6090

UD - Earnest Sewn at 75% Off
GOOD JEANS

Earnest Sewn at 75% Off

The classic denim gurus are taking 75% off, with jeans starting at $60 and denim jackets from $50—which should make for the finest Canadian tuxedo money can buy.

Mar 4-7, 10am to 8pm (7pm on Sun), Earnest Sewn, 94 Orchard St (between Delancey and Broome), 212-260-0006

Friday
UD - ...And the Buffalo Banh Mi Is Born
BUFFALO SOLDIER

...And the Buffalo Banh Mi Is Born

This midtown lunch spot just unveiled their newest creation: a Vietnamese sub piled with chicken wing meat, Buffalo sauce and a few veggies to boot. It's disappearing as of April 1, but in the meantime it might be the next big thing in cross-cultural sandwich diplomacy—after the sashimi burrito, of course.

Through Apr 1, at Cer té, 20 W 55th St (between Fifth and Sixth), 212-397-2020

Saturday
UD - Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes
DROPPING BOMBS

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

Nothing says St. Patrick's Day like a cupcake (other than beer, redheads or anything green), so the online bakers at Cacao Bakery have whipped up an Irish car bomb cupcake—a chocolate Guinness cupcake topped with Baileys ganache and stuffed with Jameson-spiked buttercream. Now if you just had something to drink with it...

Available now from Cacao Bakery, order online or at 847-791-9460

Sunday
UD - Bar Henry Kicks Off Brunch
WASHINGTONS

Bar Henry Kicks Off Brunch

The Village's Old New York-styled brasserie is kicking off Sunday mornings with $1 oysters, croque-madames and breakfast cocktails like the rum-and-amaretto-fueled Skull and Bones. Just the sort of ominous breakfast cocktail to get the juices flowing in the morning.

Sundays, noon-4pm, Bar Henry, 90 W Houston St (at W Broadway), 646-448-4559

UD - Your Oscar Party Options
RED CARPET

Your Oscar Party Options

If you're too paparazzi-shy to fly out to LA for the big show, you can watch the show from Hotel Griffou and sip a gratis glass of champagne. Or if you're willing to venture to Cobble Hill, Clover Club is having a full-scale fête, complete with caviar, truffle popcorn and a red carpet rolled outside. You don't strictly need a tuxedo...but it never hurts.

Hotel Griffou, 21 W Ninth St (between Fifth and Sixth), 212-358-0228, and Clover Club, 210 Smith St (between Butler and Baltic), Brooklyn, 718-855-7939

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