Crop to Cup Opens in Gowanus; Rice Closes in Fort Greene

Ditmas Park West: Mimi’s Hummus will offer a $35, four-course Moroccan feast on February 7. Call to make reservations. [Ditmas Park Blog]
Financial/Battery Park: New York Vintners will host Cooking for Two, a Valentine’s Day prep class where guests learn how to create three gourmet dishes, on Monday at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at [Grub Street]
Fort Greene: Rice closes on Sunday, but the owners plan to keep the remaining locations open. [Local/NYT]

Gowanus: Crop to Cup, an espresso and coffee bar, opens a second location at 541A Third Avenue. The coffee shop will also serve baked goods from Four & Twenty Blackbirds. [Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn]
Gramercy: Polar Lounge will teach the basics of bartending at a mixology lesson on February 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at [Grub Street]
Midtown East: Flex Mussels is offering boozy doughnuts, an off-menu collection of warm doughnuts injected with a spiked curd of Maker’s Mark Caramel, Blueberry Daiquiri, Absinthe Chocolate, or Margarita. [Grub Street]
Upper East Side: Dorie Greenspan will open a CookieBar pop-up store on February 7 at Mizu salon, 505 Park Avenue, featuring eight kinds of cookies. [Midtown Lunch]
West Village: Italian restaurant Malaparte, started by the owner and chef of Malatesta, opens at 753 Washington Street. [Fork in the Road/VV]
Joy Burger Bar’s downtown location opens tomorrow at 361 Sixth Avenue. [Fork in the Road/VV]