Smoked Lagers Coming to Park Slope; Shake Shack's New Heat Lamps

Clinton Hill: The pizza place at 37 Washington will soon become a brick-oven pizza spot called Il Porto. [Clinton Hill Blog]
East Village: The roasted shishito peppers at Jimmys 43 are so addictive they may drive you to try to recreate this dish and drink a boatload of beer immediately. Don't forget, theyre prepared on hot plates. [Eat for Victory/VV]
Flatiron: Shake Shacks fired up its heat lamps. [Eater] Flavor your coffee the old-fashioned way, with cardamom. At Gramercy Tavern, they're "serving pots of the complex, medium-bodied Yirgacheffe coffee from Ethiopia brewed with cinnamon, cardamom and orange. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]
Greenwich Village: Bellavitaes new Neapolitan chef Raffaele Ronca is exceptionally adept at deboning an entire Cornish hen. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch]
Little Italy: Luigi DiPalo of DiPalo Dairy can recommend a pizza joint for every palate. [Gothamist]
Park Slope: The new bar and snack spot on Seventh Avenue at 14th Street called Beer Table should be open and serving its "carefully curated selection of smoked lager, coriander-laced wheat beer and various obscure ales" by next Saturday. [NYT]