Food & Drink

The Weekend Guide

1) Store food energy.
2) Add layers.
3) Hibernate.

Mai House
Bao (with help from Drew) opens a new Vietnamese eatery.
Why: Shrimp tempura and pho noodle soups. Mai, how delicious.
When: Mon.-Sat., 5:45-midnight.
Where: 186 Franklin St., b/t Greenwich & Hudson Sts. (212-431-0606).

Cronkite Pizzeria and Wine Bar
What: Fornino’s new NYC branch does 25 unique pies with fresh ingredients.
Why: A new meeting spot for your crusty, saucy, cheesy friends.
When: When the moon hits your eye. It’s in soft opening this weekend.
Where: 133 Norfolk St., at Rivington St. (212-375-1500).

Alice Russell

What: The sensual, soulful singer brings her jazz-funk to the U.S.
Why: With DJs Quantic, TM Juke, and Nirobi in tow.
When: Sat., 10 p.m.
Where: Nublu, 62 Ave. C, b/t 4th & 5th Sts.

Meg Cohen Design Shop

What: Cashmere queen’s first home furnishings and accessories salon.
Why: It’s a cashmiracle.
When: Opens Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 59 Thompson St., b/t Broome & Spring Sts. (917-805-0189).

Borne Trunk Show and Sale
What: Champers and shopping (trench coats, day dresses, silk tops) at sale prices.
Why: You’ll feel like you’ve been Borne again.
When: Sat., 3-6 p.m.
Where: Mick Margo, 19 Commerce St., b/t Seventh Ave S. & Bedford St. (212-463-0515).

62 Ave C
@ 5th St
New York, NY 10009
19 Commerce St
bt 7th Ave S & Bedford St
New York, NY 10014