Oceana Open for Lunch With Liquor; New Brick-Oven Pizzeria Coming to Astoria


Astoria: A brick-oven pizzeria called Trattoria is opening at 30th Avenue and 37th Street. [Foodista]
Brooklyn Heights: Zap Wine & Liquors now carries Parlay Wine, a Sonoma rosé created by a couple in Fort Greene. [Grub Street]
Harlem: New soul-food restaurant Gospel Uptown, at 2110 Seventh Avenue near 125th Street, is hosting a $15 ($20 day-of) grand-opening party on August 27 with a live performance by Melba Moore and special guests like Gloria Gaynor. Call 212-280-2110 for reservations. [Grub Street]
Lower East Side: Bondi Road will try to tap into the Permanent Brunch buzz by expanding its an all-you-can-drink brunch prix fixe to weekdays from noon to 6 p.m. [Zagat]
Midtown West: Oceana opened in its new, more expansive Rockefeller Center digs today with a liquor license, according to the restaurant. Dinner service starts next Monday. [Grub Street]
Prospect Heights: The nostalgic ice-cream and burger stop Olde Brooklyn Parlor has closed after only a year in business. [Brownstoner]