One coat just won’t do.
What: Two of our editors’ favorite new obsession, this crescent-shaped, dual-tone nail design was lifted straight from the runways (VPL, Ruffian).
Why: DC readers who mention code moon when booking get the lunar paint job (reg. $21) for the price of a regular manicure ($14).
When: Deal thru Dec. 2. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Eve Salon, 55 W. 8th St., b/t Sixth Ave. & MacDougal St. (212-807-8054).
Festival of Strikes
What: JDub Record’s first-ever benefit concert features sets by Afro-beat spiritualists The Sway Machinery and Spanish poppers DeLeon.
Why: It’s basically a rock concert, comedy show, and bowling competition in one.
When: Nov. 30, 7-11 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., b/t N. 11th & N. 12th Sts. (718-963-3369). Tickets ($15) online at brooklynbowl.com.
Thanksgiving Dinner Out
What: Blessed with some extra cash? Give thanks for Aldea’s three-course prix fixe menu ($85).
Why: Autumn squash soup with Maine lobster, Niman Ranch pork loin with slow-cooked Honeycrisp apples, and a pumpkin tart with vanilla chantilly cream.
When: Nov. 25, 2-8 p.m.
Where: 31 W. 17th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves. (212-675-7223).
Cookbooks for Chefs and Foodies
What: Whether you’re in charge of the bird or just bringing wine, study up on seasonings and best vintages with cookbooks from James Beard, Ina Garten, Jamie Oliver, and more.
Why: You don’t want to give Grammy food poisoning — again.
When: T-Day is a week away. The time is now.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
What: For gourmet-giddy celiacs (round tables of eight, twelve, and 22), Vanessa Tayler Phillips and Tryg Siverson’s holiday feast is guaranteed to hit the spot.
Why: Peach-glazed whole turkey with sage and rosemary gravy, cranberry- and apple-flecked stuffing, pumpkin cheesecake, and more.
When: Order by Mon.; pickup or delivery, Nov. 24, 4-6 p.m.
Where: Friedman’s Lunch, 75 Ninth Ave., b/t 15th & 16th Sts. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for menu, pricing, and delivery options. To order, call 212-929-7100.
Fresh from the Market
What: Gather six to twelve pals for a sustainable-slanted meal ($149-$219) complete with a Bell & Evans bird; Satur Farms arugula with pecans, roasted apples, and cider vinaigrette; and cornbread mushroom stuffing.
Why: Not interested in a button-busting dinner? Select a few sides (artisanal cheeses, buttery spiced almonds, pigs-in-blankets) instead.
When: Order by Fri.; pickup, Nov. 24 & 25, before 4 p.m.
Where: Battery Place Market, 77 Battery Pl., at 3rd Pl. For menu options and to order, call 212-786-0077. Delivery is free in Battery Park City.
Foley + Corinna Sample Sale
What: Up to 75 percent off current clothing and handbag collections.
Why: Get your mitts on a Mid City tote (reg. $395, now $200), elastic-belt dress (reg. $330, now $125), and lace-cut-out blazer (reg. $350, now $100).
When: Today-Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 186 Orchard St., b/t Houston & Stanton Sts.
Photo: Janelle Jones
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