Lucas Fine Foods Closes in Park Slope; Klee Offers Free Cupcake Tastings in Chelsea

Carroll Gardens: Mocha 1, a gourmet deli, is replacing Bodega at 202 Smith Street. [Brownstoner]


Chelsea: Klee Brasserie is offering free cupcake tastings this week to celebrate the restaurant's fourth birthday. A few of the flavors include sacher torte, black forrest, pumpkin, and fall spice. [Grub Street]


Lefferts Gardens: Taste of Hawthorne was shut down by the Department of Health this week. [Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn]


Midtown: A new 99 Cent Fresh Pizza is now open at Broadway and 54th Street. [Midtown Lunch]


Planet Hollywood founder Robert Earl will bring his restaurant chain, Earl of Sandwich, to New York next year. [Midtown Lunch]

Park Slope: Lucas Fine Foods at 847 Union Street is now closed, but plans to relocate and emphasize more on catering and delivery service. [Only The Blog Knows Brooklyn]


On November 21, the Makers Market at the Old American Can Factory is teaming up with bakers and chefs for Fair Sweets from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will feature sweets from Brown Bag Bakery, Petit Paris Patisseries, and Macaron Parlour. [Brooklyn Based]


Upper West Side: George Keeley will host a Bear Republic Brewery tasting event tomorrow at 6 p.m. [My Upper West]