As a result of pandemic, digital costume contests and spread-out dinner plans are the secret for Halloween this yr. For these seeking to exit for some socially-distant celebrating, eating places throughout town are nonetheless profiting from the event with pumpkin-spiced baked items, spooky cocktails, and extra. Right here, we’ve rounded up a listing of eating places plotting Halloween-themed menus and occasions for the vacation.
Brooklyn Heights: Seafood spot Estuary, positioned on the One15 Brooklyn Marina, is internet hosting a family-friendly occasion on October 31 from 4 p.m to eight p.m. the place youngsters are invited to dip a free sweet apple in chocolate, caramel, or sugar. Adults in costume get a ten % low cost on cocktails. 159 Bridge Park Drive, throughout from Pier 5 at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Monetary District: Magic-themed pub the Cauldron has been internet hosting pumpkin carvings for the month of October, and over Halloween weekend the restaurant is doing a dinner and cocktail event with gadgets like tacky cauliflower, fish and chips, and complementary prosecco. 47 Stone Avenue, between Mill Lane and Coenties Alley
Flatiron: KinKa, the plant retailer that shares area with Maki Kosaka — the extra informal sushi offshoot from the Michelin-starred Kosaka staff — is selling 3-D carved pumpkins for $75 apiece from now till October 31. Prospects can choose up the pumpkins at Maki Kosaka or KinKa affords supply for these positioned inside 10011 and 10010 zip codes. 55 W. nineteenth Avenue, close to Sixth Avenue
Greenwich Village: Buzzy Chinese language snack store Crop Circle added a pumpkin puree-stuffed guokui to the menu as a fall-slash-Halloween particular. 126 Macdougal Avenue, between Bleecker Avenue and West third Avenue
Hell’s Kitchen: Brunch favourite Alfie’s Bar & Kitchen is doing a particular for Halloween serving pumpkin spice pancakes with a vanilla cream cheese drizzle and candied pecans. 800 Ninth Avenue, at West 53rd Avenue
Hell’s Kitchen: French spot Le Privé is doing a Great Gatsby-themed party on October 31 with complementary champagne provided alongside the restaurant’s signature cocktails and French meals. The get together might be unfold out between the restaurant’s heated outside patio and its eating room, which is open at 25 % capability. 626 Tenth Avenue, between West forty fourth and West forty fifth Streets
Hudson Sq.: Greater than half a dozen bars, eating places and cafes are taking part within the Hudson Sq. Enterprise Enchancment District’s Halloween special which runs from now via October 31. Among the many taking part eating places are informal American mini-chain Westville, which is serving drinks like Witches Margarita and Vampire’s Kiss, and Seven Grams Caffé, which is doing a pumpkin bread with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.
Noho: Between 2 p.m. to eight p.m. on Halloween, Twitter and Instagram customers can enter an opportunity to win a supply from the Bitter Patch Children retailer. The order will embrace the model’s zombie sweet and branded bathroom paper, amongst different gadgets. 655 Broadway, at Bond Avenue
Nolita: Michelin-starred New Zealand restaurant the Musket Room is internet hosting magician and mentalist Mark Clearview on October 31 and November 1 for a dinner present that includes mind-reading and card tips. Tickets are $190 per particular person and embrace a three-course menu, with vegetarian choices obtainable, paired with three cocktails. 265 Elizabeth Avenue, between Prince Avenue and East Houston Avenue
Park Slope: Ex-Speedy Romeo chef Robert Guimond’s neighborhood pizzeria Public Display of Affection (PDA) is internet hosting a patio get together from 2 p.m. to six p.m., on October 31. Menu gadgets embrace Homicide Level oysters from the Gulf of Mexico; drinks like Johny’s Strolling Potion which options bourbon, cider, ginger, and apples; and seasonal pies just like the sausage and mushroom pizza with gochujang and pickled broccoli stem. 669 Union Avenue, at Fourth Avenue
Soho: Burger-and-shake spot Black Faucet is promoting two blowout Halloween milkshakes — one topped with crushed sweet corn, and the opposite with a Halloween-themed cake from Georgetown Cupcakes — from its to-go solely pop up in Soho. The sweet corn shake, which comes with a free Economic system Sweet trick-or-treat bag whereas provides final, is accessible from October 24 via October 31 just for supply via Black Faucet’s website. The opposite shake is accessible from October 30 to November 1 for takeout or supply. 529 Broome Avenue, between Thompson Avenue and Sullivan Avenue
Occasions Sq.: Broadway staple Ellen’s Stardust Diner has a number of socially-distant Halloween occasions deliberate for the vacation. The diner’s annual costume contest goes digital this yr; individuals can add photographs of themselves dressed as their favourite Broadway character here and winners might be introduced on October 30 and 31. On these days, the diner’s famed singing waitstaff might be performing hit Halloween songs at 6 p.m. and eight:30 p.m. The primary set is family-friendly whereas the second set is geared in the direction of ages 16 and up. Reservations for the performances can be found through Yelp. 1650 Broadway, at West 51st Avenue
Williamsburg: A model new location of hefty cookie chain Chip opens on October 31 with a Halloween-slash-opening day particular. The primary 100 prospects will get a free cookie after the store opens at 1 p.m. on Saturday, and the placement might be stocking two Halloween-themed cookies, Frightfetti and Monster Chip. 123 Kent Avenue, between North sixth and North seventh Streets
Staten Island: Barbecue joint Juicy Lucy — which opened a drive-in movie show in its parking zone over the summer in response to the pandemic — might be screening a number of traditional Halloween movies this weekend and subsequent, together with It, Nightmare on Elm Avenue, and The Rocky Horror Image Present. Every $40 ticket covers one automobile parking spot and a $20 credit score in the direction of meals and drinks. Reserve spots online forward of time. 809 Father Capodanno Blvd, between Seaver Avenue and Slater Boulevard
NYC: Mini-cupcake purveyor Baked by Melissa is doing a wide range of Halloween-themed gift packs that run via November 3. Costs vary from $8.50 to $120 for varied sized cupcake packs and flavors embrace the Midnight Munchies, which is a dulce de leche stuffed chocolate cake topped with pretzel icing, potato chips, and chocolate brittle; and the Spooky Tie Dye, which encompasses a vanilla tie dye cake. A number of places and on-line