5 Things To Know This AM — Feb 28 2013

It's payday here at R29, and then means we're officially on the hunt for our biweekly splurge. Just in time, Christie's announced its exclusive Andy Warhol auction, featuring 125 rare, one-of-a-kind pieces. Prices start at a modest (well, for Andy Warhol) $600 and go all the way up to a shocking $70,000. (Christie's)
Our favorite classic New York brunch resto is launching a new dinner locale, and our appetites couldn't be happier. Sarabeth's Park Avenue South will be serving home-cooked delicacies like Chicken Pot Pie and Stone Oven Pizzas. (Sarabeth's)
Restaurant Week may have come and gone, but you can still get in on the dining festivities. Japan Restaurant Week kicks off on Monday, and will offer a full-on culinary tour of Japan. 35 restaurants are participating, so start making your reservations now. (Japan Week)
Patrik Ervell is hosting his biannual sample sale this weekend which means one thing: It's time to spend those hard-earned dollars. The designer will be discounting men's and women's pieces 50 to 80% off, so head to 35 Howard Street, #4, between noon and 6 p.m. (Patrik Ervell)
Sandy (and its destruction) may seem like a lifetime ago, but for tons of New Yorkers it still severely affects everyday life — including the many restaurateurs in the formerly powerless zones. Read about how they're coping, and find out what you can do to help. (Eater)
Photo: Via Christie's

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