For foodies: Cupcakes for a Cause, free lunch and Bon Appetit Supper Club and Cafe
CancerCare’s Cupcakes for a Cause: The sixth annual Cupcakes for a Cause campaign will take place Sept. 21-27. Cupcakes decorated with the CancerCare for Kids smiley-face icon will be available at several city bakeries. A portion of proceeds will be donated to CancerCare for Kids, a program that provides free support services for children affected by cancer. Participating bakeries include Amy’s Bread, Whole Foods and William Greenberg Jr. Desserts. You can help raise awareness and money by decorating and sending a virtual e-cupcake at cupcakesforacause.org.Brasserie celebrates its 50th anniversary with deals: Brasserie’s 50th birthday celebration will kick off on Sept. 17, with A (Free) Taste of Brasserie. A free lunch will be offered to all guests of the who reserve a seat between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Other deals include a “$19.59 After 9” offer, in which a three-course prix fixe will cost $19.59 from 9 p.m. to closing, through the end of 2009. For more deals and special events go to patinagroup.com/brasserie50th. 100 E. 53rd St., 212-751-4840 Free Taco Bell Thursday: Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Taco Bell Truck will park in front of the AOL offices on Eighth Street, between Lafayette Street and Broadway, and offer free food. The food is being sponsored by AOL’s asylum.com Bon Appétit Supper Club and Café returns with star chefs: The Bon Appétit Supper Club and Café is returning to midtown. The Daytime Café, relocated to 101 W. 57th Street and Sixth Avenue, will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 21-25. Cooking demos and book signings will take place every day, featuring chefs such as Nate Appleman, Daniel Boulud, Cat Cora and Emeril Lagasse. For more, go to basupperclubandcafe.com.