New Menu Items at Freemans; Petey’s Burger Opens in Long Island City

Fort Greene: The menu for Locanda Vini e Olii’s Winter Wine Dinner has been finalized, with a few seats remaining for $125 per person. The event will be held on Thursday, January 19, at 7 p.m. [Grub Street]
Long Island City: A new Petey’s Burgerwill soon open its doors in Long Island City. According to reports, the joint will be undergoing construction for the next couple of weeks. [Fork in the Road/VV]
Lower East Side: New menu items at Freemans are the perfect remedy to cold-weather woes, with such additions as the Hunter’s Stew, Potted Pork, and Sautéed Venison cutlets. Less meaty options include an Oven Roasted Arctic Char, Steamed PEI Mussels, and Olive Oil Poached Tuna. [Grub Street]

Nolita: Today Fonda Nolita launches its Cerveza Tempranera happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m., with $4 beers and $2 tacos. Plus, one completely new menu addition: guacamole. [Facebook]
Park Slope: Woodland will open this Sunday on the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Sixth Avenue. Formerly to have been called “Prime 6,” the bar-to-be will now be serving farm-to-table specialty dishes like venison and bison burgers. [Grub Street]
South Brooklyn: Slice checks out the “thin and crispy” pies at newly opened Brooklyn Buschenschank, a German-style eatery from the owners of South Brooklyn Pizza. [Slice/Serious Eats]
Upper West Side: A man who’s been running a business sharpening knives out of a cart in the Upper West Side area for over 60 years is reportedly still making his rounds. [West Side Rag]