Morimoto Launches Picnic Lunches; Free Desserts at the Desi Food Truck

Chelsea: Morimoto offers boxed picnic lunches to High Line visitors; the multi-course meal includes salad, miso soup, California roll with three, four, or eight pieces of sushi, and bottled water. [Grub Street]


Coney Island: The fourth annual Brooklyn Burger Eating Competition is tonight at MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, at 6:45 p.m. The winner will advance to the citywide competition on July 30 at CitiField. [McBrooklyn]


Flatiron: The Desi Food Truck on 27th Street and Fifth Avenue offers free dessert until the end of the month to anyone who says the secret phrase Khul Jaa Sim Sim. [Fork in the Road/VV]


Fort Greene: Japanese restaurant Wasabi is open on Fulton Street and Waverly Avenue. [Clinton Hill Blog]

Lower East Side: Blue Haven is open at 108 West Houston, with ongoing happy-hour specials to celebrate its grand opening. [Bowery Boogie]


After just nine months of operation, the Doghouse Saloon is closed. [Bowery Boogie]


Midtown: Totto Ramen is open for lunch. [Midtown Lunch]


French pasta takeout chain Nooï is open on Lexington Avenue between 40th and 41st Streets. [Midtown Lunch]


Upper West Side: On July 23 and 24, Fairway Market donates a portion of sales from its classic baguettes to Share Our Strength. The Harlem and Red Hook Fairways are also participating. [Grub Street]