Cake Balls at Milk Bar Midtown; Flex Mussels Celebrates Belgium Day

East Village: Life Caf is closed for renovations. [EV Grieve]


Lower East Side: After just four months, JC Hibachi at 128 Orchard Street is closed. [Bowery Boogie]


Greek takeout shop Bobuki opens next week at the Essex Street Market, selling spinach pie, cheese pie, baklava, and other prepared foods. [Lo-Down]


Meatpacking District: Starting Saturday, Bill's Bar and Burger screens cartoons every weekend from noon to 3 p.m. [Grub Street]

Midtown: Má Pêche's Milk Bar counter joins its downtown counterpart in selling cake-ball truffles. They come in four flavors: chocolate chip, banana, birthday cake, and chocolate malt. [Midtown Lunch]


Nolita: A branch of Billy's Bakery will open in November at 268 Elizabeth Street. [Crain's via Eater NY]


Upper East Side: Flex Mussels celebrates National Belgium Day today with a prix-fixe dinner menu of Prince Edward Island mussels in a Belgian-beer endive broth, a Chimay beer, and an ice-cream-stuffed Belgian waffle for $42. [Grub Street]