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Fashion’s Night Out
What: Shop your brains out or just take advantage of the drinks, DJs, freebies, and Mardi Gras-like atmosphere.
Why: We’ve combed through the bajillion events for you to highlight Philip Crangi’s free raw oyster bar, Karen Elson’s performance at the Balenciaga store, and more.
When: Fri., various times.
Where: Check out our list of mustn’t-miss parties and events at dailycandy.com/dossier.
What: BK’s experimental indie rockers crank out brainy art pop tunes from last year’s critically lauded Bitte Orca.
Why: The unexpectedly successful R&B stylings of “Stillness Is the Move.”
When: Sat., 9 p.m.
Where: Terminal 5, 610 W. 56th St., at Eleventh Ave. (212-582-6600). Tickets ($25) online at ticketmaster.com.
Your Own Bento Box
What: The former sit-down-only spot installs an Asian-inspired food assembly line. Mix triangle sushi wraps, pickled veggies, sozai (edamame and wild rice salad, shrimp summer rolls), and hot and cold entrees (croquettes, curried mackerel). Finish with a scoop of mochi.
Why: Don’t ask questions: Add the chestnut waffle cream-wich to your order. (And click through our drool-worthy gallery.)
When: Deli, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; dining room, Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: Maí Cuisine, 16 E. 41st St., at Madison Ave. (212-400-8880).
Eating Our Words
What: Prune chef/owner Gabrielle Hamilton, cookbook author Ted Lee, Salon food columnist Francis Lam, and Melanie Rehak (Eating for Beginners) tackle the similarities between work in the kitchen and at the keyboard.
Why: Discussions about tasting and thinking, recipe and sentence creation, and culinary writer’s block.
When: Sun., 2 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., b/t Court & Adams Sts., north stage, Brooklyn Heights. Admission is free.
Farm City Fair
What: A free homegrown celebration of urban agriculture featuring local farm stands, blue ribbon produce contests, Greenpoint Food Market’s best small-batch vendors (Anarchy in a Jar preserves, Kombucha Brooklyn), Brooklyn Food Coalition workshops, and cook-offs.
Why: Sculptures of the human form made from wheatgrass, Bergen Street-inspired ice cream, and Wylie Dufresne’s borough-centric bites.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Invisible Dog Art Center, 51 Bergen St., b/t Smith & Court Sts., Boerum Hill (347-560-3641).
Wendy Nichol Store
What: The first store/open studio devoted to the witchy woman designer’s minimalist-cum-naturalist jewelry and bags. Custom and one-of-a-kind items are now within your grasp.
Why: See firsthand how each buttery leather bag is handmade and inquire about turning personal fabrics into custom bags.
When: Opens Mon. Mon.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 147 Sullivan St., b/t Houston & Prince Sts. (212-431-4171).
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