For foodies: Caviar, Wing-eating contest, cocktail competition, Restaurant Week cocktails and more!
A wing-eating contest will take place at the Siren Festival in Coney Island. The event's sponsored by Frank's Red Hot sauce.
Wing-eating contest: The first-ever Atomic Wings Buffalo Wing Eating Contest is taking place at the 2009 Siren Music Festival Saturday in Coney Island. To participate, sign up at the Atomic Wings booth between 12-2:30 p.m. Ten competitors will be chosen to participate in the contest, which will take place live at 5:30 p.m. Entrance is free, for more information visit siren.villagevoice.com
Celebrate National Caviar Day: In celebration of National Caviar Day on Saturday, The Russian Tea Room is offering 25 percent off all caviar selections. The offer begins Saturday and will continue on Wednesdays from July 22-September 2. 150 W. 57th St., 212-581-7100.Cocktail competition at SushiSamba: SushiSamba will hold its first Cocktail Competition Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. in celebration of the count down to their ten year anniversary.
Contestants will be given 10 ingredients, a Leblon product and 15 minutes to come up with the perfect cocktail. A panel of judges will select the top five cocktails that will move to round two where the five remaining contestants will battle it out for the win. They will receive another set of fresh ingredients with 20 minutes to create a new cocktail. The prize includes a $500 gift certificate to SushiSamba, a Leblon gift basket and an invitation to SushiSamba's ten year anniversary in November. Plus, the winning cocktail will become the official SushiSamba 7 sambatini for August. One of the 20 spots available can be reserved by calling SushiSamba 7 at 212-691-7885 by Saturday, entry is free.
Summer Restaurant Week drink specials: In honor of Restaurant Week (now-July 31), several restaurants are offering drink deals. Wildwood Barbeque is offering $3 mugs of draft beer with lunch or dinner prix-fixe menus. Atlantic Grill, Blue Fin, Blue Water Grill, Isabella's, Ocean Grill and Ruby Foo's Times Square are offering $24.09 bottles of wine at lunch and $35 bottles of wine at dinner.
Summer Saturdays at Rouge Tomate: Celebrate Summer Saturdays in the city with Rouge Tomate's two promotions. The eatery is offering half-off the entire wine list for the evening, and its lower level lounge, StirRED, is offering half-off the cocktail list from 6-8 p. m. Both offers run through Labor Day. 10 East 60th St. btwn. Madison and 5th Aves., 646-237-8977, rougetomatenyc.com