The Feed outings: Discover Queens Restaurant Week and New York Rum Festival
Mon Oct 5 2009
Discover Queens Restaurant Week
Brooklyn is old news—get the best of Queens cuisine during the borough's very own restaurant week. Seventy-five local eateries will offer $25 prix-fixe menus at both lunch and dinner (Mon--Thu until Oct 15). Don't miss steals like a lobster boil, plus an appetizer and dessert, at Rego Park seafood palace London Lennies. Multiple locations; for a full list of participating restaurants, visit discoverqueens.info.
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New York Rum Festival
Tequila may be the spirit of the moment, but great aged rums are enjoying a renaissance too. Find a new favorite (Malibu doesn't count) at this tasting event, where producers like El Dorado and Cruzan will offer samples of 60 different rums and discuss the process behind their wares. Papillon Bistro, 22 E 54th St between Fifth and Madison Aves (ministryofrum.com). 6--9pm, $50.