New Chef at Allen & Delancey; Taste the Best of Chanterelle

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East Village: Angels & Kings now serves a full menu delivered from nearby Westville. [Eater NY]


Harlem: Applebee’s opened its 2,000th franchise on Monday on 125th Street near Fifth Avenue. [Biz Journals]


Hell's Kitchen: Hideki Matsui–themed restaurant Go!Go! Curry will not close in light of the Yankee player's imminent trade to the Los Angeles Angels, but the restaurant may change its free toppings with a home-run policy. [Diner's Journal/NYT]


Lower East Side: Armed with new chef Tom Block (Falai, Aquavit), Allen & Delancey unveils a slew of specials to reignite business: $2 oyster Mondays, $8 cocktail Tuesdays, and 10 percent off bar food Thursdays. [Grub Street]


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Midtown West: Patsy's will serve the traditional Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes December 17 through 24. The four-course menu features Linguini Frutti Di Mare, stuffed calamari, and struffoli (seen in our holiday dessert guide) for $59.95. [Grub Street]


Nolita: The first 300 people in line at MacBar at noon on Saturday get a free small macaroni and cheese, and for every bowl given away the restaurant will donate $10 to Have a Heart Children’s Cancer Society. [Grub Street]


Tribeca: From December 16 to 30 at Marc Forgione, 10 percent of sales from a new walnut liqueur and cheese pairing ($14) go to Citymeals-on-Wheels. [Grub Street]


West Village: For a taste of shuttered Chanterelle, David and Karen Waltuck present a five-course menu of greatest hits (grilled seafood sausage, Bartlett pears two ways) at the James Beard House on January 12 at 7 p.m. [James Beard]


Upper East Side: With two days' notice, Philippe will make $55 Peking turkeys for reservations of six or more through Christmas Day. [Grub Street]