Bradley and Freitag Planning a ‘Lusty’ Menu for the Harrison; Hot Chestnut Pancakes in Midtown West

Astoria: Bar 36 at 36-05 30th Avenue hosts Martini Thursdays, where its "$2 off every martini on their menu (or create your own). Cant beat the free snacks, too!" [Joey in Astoria]
East Village: Youd be hard-pressed find a better, more satisfying "fantastic when it was hot but made for a mean late night snack as well" deal than br-bo-nes nightly five-course fresh pasta tasting menu. [Gluttoness]
Flatiron: Eisenbergs has been serving tater tots as latkes, but "the owner talked about getting in some big latkes soon. Lets hope so A place like Eisenbergs deserves to have the best latkes." [Lost City]
Midtown West: Normas has added new breakfast items to its menu, including hot chestnut pancakes and a chocolate waffle with peanut-butter-toffee-crunch filling, but dont expect to get in and try them until the tourist exodus in January. [Eater]
Tribeca: With chef Amanda Freitag at the helm, Jimmy Bradley plans to strive "for a bold, lusty, soulful menu at the Harrison." Saucy! [Restaurant Girl]
Upper East Side: On weekdays through December, Zo Townhouse at 135 East 62nd Street is offering a 15 percent discount off bottles of wine from noon to 7 p.m. [Grub Street]
Williamsburg: From these pictures, the opening of the Peter Luger annex, which would significantly expand the restaurant, seems imminent. [Eater]