We know that hot chicken is poised to be a trend for the upcoming year, so get a jump on that tonight at the Santos Hot Chicken pop-up hosted at Bark hot dogs on Bleecker Street. Chef David Santos (Louro) is frying up Santos Hot Chicken Sandwiches, fried chicken breasts with his "secret" hot sauce on a Martin's roll with pickles, lettuce and ranch dressing. If you want a full bird, reserve one now and decide if you want it mild, hot or extra hot; the whole chickens also come with three sides, pickles and ranch dressing. The pop-up only runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., so get there early before they sell out.

Nurse a hangover or lay the foundation for a fresh one at Saturday's Bloody Mary Festival, featuring unlimited boozy tomato drinks at Astoria's Mellrose Ballroom. The three-hour event brings bloodies from Congress Bar—which took home top honors at last year's event—plus others from Ubon's, McClure's, Murph's and more. Also on hand, 10 different types of oysters, an NYC bagel station, a cheese board and other local food items, including some very hearty garnishes. Tickets are $60 and all-inclusive.

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Feijoada Jjajang (courtesy Yooeating?!)

The melded flavors of South America and East Asia will be on offer this Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Reclamation at the Yooeating?! Brazilian Meets Korean Food Pop-Up. Mashup mastermind Irene Yoo will be cooking up four dishes for the event, including big, comforting bowls of Feijoada Jjajang, a noodle ($12) or rice ($10) dish fortified by a pork-black bean-black soybean sauce with kimchi vinagreta, sesame collards, fried linguica (pork sausage), and toasted farofa (cassava flour). Also on offer: Soy Braised Yucca ($2), Kimchi & Queijo Pastels ($4) and sweet Korean pancakes, Cashew Hotteok ($3), with Caju Coulis. Cash only.

Eat your way through the Upper East Side's German ancestry at the Taste of Yorkville event on Saturday. The walking tour will reveal the neighborhood's immigrant past by way of some of its classic food establishments like Glaser's Bake Shop and sausage shop Schaller & Weber. The $20 tour will cover the newer influx of Hungarian, Czech, and Irish peoples through food as well.