East Village: Get a mound of fried seafood (shrimp, cod, oysters, crab) at The Cardinal's Calabash Thursdays, named after a North Carolina fishing village. Then drink like a sailor with $10 Radeberger pitchers Sunday through Thursday. [Grub Street]
Everywhere: Five New York bars will serve up the Give a Damn Martini starting March 28 a pomegranate and cinnamon-spiced conoction designed by Jonathan Pogash. The Give a Damn campaign and Van Gogh Vodka partnership will send $1 to Cyndi Lauper's LGBTQ equality efforts for every martini purchased. [Grub Street]
Budding chefs, curious kiddies or downright persnickety eaters should find something to love (and eat) at these culinary summer camps. [Edible Manhattan]
Long Island City: Grub Street hears that the M. Wells Dinette, going in at MoMA's P.S.1, will open in May.
Meatpacking: Bask in the early spring before the rain at Abe & Arthur's outdoor patio, which opens today. [Grub Street]
NoLita: Mingle with the mongers featured in Edible Manhattan's dairy issue at Good Dairy on April 25 at Openhouse Gallery. Cheese mongers, dairy farmers and more will dish out milky treats, and beer, wine, and spirits will be on hand from local producers. Tickets are $25. [Edible Manhattan]
Park Slope: You don't have to be good at math to appreciate the 20X20X20 Burger & Beer Pairing with 67 Burger and Sixpoint Brewery. For $20, get 20 oz. of beer and 20 oz. of burger in the form of four sliders paired with four brews.