Ed’s Lobster Bar Annex for Sale; Five-Dollar Pizzas at Joe & Pat’s

Happy fall! The second annual Cider Week will take over restaurants, bars, and shops throughout New York City and the Hudson Valley October 12 through 21. More than 180 locations will feature local hard cider on menus or in cider tastings and other events. Visit Cider Week NY to see where you can get your fill of the stuff this season. [Grub Street]

Ed's Lobster Bar Annex may soon be closing its doors. The space at 25 Clinton Street is for sale and is listed at $265,000 online. [Lo-Down]

Staten Island pizza parlor Joe & Pat's, progenitor of Nolita hot spot Rubirosa, is marking 50 years in business. To celebrate, large pizzas are just $5 (down from $16) today and tomorrow. [Eater NY]

Chefs Danny Bowien, Dennis Lee, Namu Gaji, Hooni Kim, and Bill Kim collaborated on this awesome-sounding Korean beef recipe. [Tasting Table]

Alobar's Flying Dog Oktoberfest Beer Dinner is this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Dine on five courses plus beer pairings for $50 a person. The German-influenced menu includes beef-cheek cabbage rolls, veal weinerschnitzel with horseradish spaetzel, and smoked pork chops with sauerkraut and dumplings. Call Alobar for reservations. [Grub Street]

PizzArte will now offer gluten-free pizzas for dinner on Monday and Tuesday nights. Those on a gluten-free diet can order margherita, marinara, and pulcinella pizzas at the midtown restaurant starting today. [Grub Street]

Ciano has a new six-course tasting menu for the fall season from chef Shea Gallante, recent winner of a pasta battle on Iron Chef. Mouth-watering menu standouts include crespelle filled with ricotta, spinach, zucchini, and Swiss chard; parpadelle with duck Bolognese; and tortellini filled with red-wine-braised duck legs and herbed fonduta. Six pasta courses plus dessert is $110 per person. [Grub Street]