A pop-up restaurant, the Hunger, will offer a six-course dinner with a French bourgeois menu prepared by Camille Becerra on May 13 through 16 with two seatings, one at 7 p.m. and one at 9:30. It will be in an as yet undisclosed location in Little Italy. Reservations and detailed information are available here
You can celebrate the Derby from afar and still feel pretty close with good southern cooking. Join Hill Country in Chelsea for Wild Boar ribs, derby pie + mint juleps galore, all while watching the races. 30 W 26th Street
As the temperatures rise this weekend visit Hester Street Fair for all sorts of treats. One we know we'll be running for in the heat is La Newyorkina. Unconventional Mexican pops made like Chili-flecked Mango or creamy avocado aren't to be missed. Hester + Essex Streets
Ardesia, the Hells Kitchen Wine Bar, will begin serving lunch and brunch this weekend, so add it to your list for a sunny weekend meal of house cured pancetta, fresh goat cheese, seasonal fruit and more. 52nd + 10th Ave
“Brooklyn Uncorked 2010,” a tasting of food from Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley, with wines from Long Island, will be sponsored by local Edible magazines on May 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. at BAMcaf?, 30 Lafayette Avenue (Ashland Place), Fort Greene, Brooklyn; $40: brownpapertickets.com, event 89157.