Ed Brown Will Open a Chowder Bar; Dovetail Expands


Soho: Olive’s is featuring a killer house-made Ring Ding today that’s actually worth $4. [Grub Street]
Jamaica Bay: Terminal 8 at JFK has an outlet of Vino Vola, an airport wine bar chainlet. Not only can you drink reasonably priced wine and eat nice food, but you can also “stop in the shop before boarding, pick out a nice half or whole bottle, and drink well with your in-flight dinner. How civilized.” [Moment/NYT]
Red Hook: Home/Made at 293 Van Brunt Street is hosting $35 local-chicken dinners on August 25 featuring coq au vin, a roasted chicken, and “fun wings.” [Brooklyn Paper]
Sunset Park: A spacious new outlet of Prosperity Dumpling should open at 4317 Eighth Avenue, near 44th Street, by the end of the month. [Eating in Translation]

Upper West Side: Jeffrey Chodorow and Eighty One owner Ed Brown will open a fish shack called Ed’s Chowder House in the Center Cut space after it closes on August 22. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]
John Fraser is currently working on expanding the Dovetail space “Right now we are a size 42 wearing a size 28 — it’s restraining.” [Fork in the Road/VV]