Self-serve Model for Frozen Yogurt Causes Stir in the East Village; Junior’s Doesn’t Have a Good Burger, Either

Astoria: El Jamon has yummy garlic-shrimp toast. [Joey in Astoria]
Chelsea: There’s a singles wine-tasting event at 16 West 23rd Street next Thursday, and it includes cheese and chocolate. You can get tickets by e-mailing [Grub Street]
Downtown Brooklyn: At Juniors, “I am sure there was a time when the burger here was quite good, but sadly that time has passed.” [Hamburger Today]
East Village: A self-serve, pay-by-the-ounce frozen-yogurt spot called 16 Handles is coming to Second Avenue between 9th and 10th. Does that mean sixteen flavors!?! [Eater]
Flatiron: Hill Country is serving brunch, featuring house-smoked bacon, chicken-fried steak, huevos rancheros, and other Texas grub. [Grub Street]