Bombay Heights Opens in Bedford-Stuyvesant; Bar Paya Debuts Weekend Brunch Menu in East Village

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Indian restaurant Bombay Heights opens at 1047 Bedford Avenue, near Greene Avenue. [Bed-Stuy Blog]

Ditmas Park West: T.B. Ackerson hosts a free wine tasting from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at 1205 Corelyou Road. [Ditmas Park Blog]

East Village: Bar Paya offers a new brunch menu, featuring tres leches French toast and Peruvian eggs Benedict. [Grub Street]

Starting Friday, China 1 will be replaced by Affaire. [EV Grieve]

La Bonne Bouffe, a café and bakery on 2nd Street and Avenue B, is now closed. [EV Grieve]

Midtown: Receive a free drink and appetizer with the purchase of any bowl at Sensebowl, East 52nd Street and Lexington, through December 31. [Midtown Lunch]

Park Slope: Dao Palate, a new restaurant that serves pan-Asian vegan cuisine, is opening a second location at 201 Fifth Avenue near Union Street. [Brownstoner]

The Bronx: The New York Yankees will host a holiday food drive on December 16 at Yankee Stadium. Starting at 10 a.m., those who donate at least 30 pounds of nonperishable food items will receive two tickets to see the Yankees play in 2011. [Fork in the Road/VV]