Pretzel Specialist Rises in the East Village; Karaoke Hits Clinton Hill


Chelsea: The owners of Chelsea Grill just opened a American pre-Prohibition themed restaurant called Stecchino at 765 Ninth Ave., 212-397-2377. [Life With Food and Drink via Eater]
Clinton Hill: Tamboril introduces karaoke Tuesdays with a two-for-one happy hour from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. [Clinton Hill Blog]
Columbus Circle: Time Warner Center launched a new culinary club today called Circle of Taste, which organizes tastings and specials among restaurants in the space. Membership is free. [Circle of Taste]
East Village: The new Sigmund Pretzel Shop at 29 Avenue B, at East 3rd Street, specializes in exactly what you’re hoping: fresh-baked German pretzels and beer. [UrbanDaddy]

Little Italy: Stuffed Artisan Cannolis holds a breast cancer fund-raiser at 7 p.m. tonight with free Prosecco and pink cannolis for a $10 donation. [Serious Eats]
Midtown West: Swedish coffeehouse and café Fika also makes chocolate, and won for best Best Overall Bonbon or Truffle with ganache filling at the Chocolate Show last weekend. [Grub Street]
Hell’s Kitchen: A new doughnut and ice-cream shop called Holey Cream is opening on Ninth Avenue at 53rd Street. [Midtown Lunch]