For foodies: This week's dining briefs
Pomegranate turns 1: Pomegranate, Brooklyn’s gourmet kosher marketplace, will celebrate its first birthday with a variety of promotions, prizes and tastings. Shoppers automatically will be entered to win a $500 gourmet shopping spree at the store from Aug. 16 to 19. Anyone who shares a birthday with Pomegranate will receive a $100 Pomegranate gift certificate. The grand prize — two round-trip tickets to Israel and a Weber grill — will be given out Aug. 19. 1507 Coney Island Ave., btwn. aves. K and L, 718-951-7112.Village Pourhouse brunch: On weekends through Aug. 30, enjoy brunch at both branches of the Village Pourhouse, complete with barbecue, bottomless beer and more. Held from 2 to 5 p.m., the brunch features all-you-can-drink Bud, Bud Light and Sagatiba Lemonade Pitchers and Brunch Punch specials. It’s $25 for an entree and all-you-can-drink special at Village Pourhouse Downtown and $20 uptown. 64 Third Ave., at 11th st. ; 928 Amsterdam Ave., btwn 108th and 109th sts. NYC restaurants use iPhone app: More than 100 of New York City’s top restaurants —including Daniel, Cafe des Artistes, the Four Seasons and Artisanal — have jumped onboard with iPhone application LocalEats to reach customers and inform them of special offers, including complimentary food and discounts. For a full list of participating restaurants, visit wherethelocalseat.com.