Pink Tea Cup Closed and Relocating; Village Taverna Now Open in the Village

Chelsea: Head to Donatella starting this Sunday, January 8 for their new Spaghetti and Meatball Sundays, a family-style meal centered around her Meatball Madness-winning (and Waxman-approved) veal meatballs. Dishes are meant to be shared for groups of two or four, with prices at $24 or $48, respectively. [Grub Street]
Crown Heights SideTour is back this Saturday, January 7 with its Brooklyn Rooted Artisanal Dinner Party hosted by Elise Kornack, recent winner of Food Network's Chopped and an Aquavit alum. Kornack's wintry menu will include pretzel bread, chicken noodle soup, braised Berkshire pork, and smoked stout ice cream. Tickets are $80 per person and can be purchased here. Another dinner will be held the following Saturday, January 14. [Grub Street]

East Village: Bobwhite Lunch and Supper Counter is coming to 94 Avenue C, serving hearty Southern sandwiches like pimento cheese, chicken salad, and pork as well as mains that include fried chicken. The place is tiny (tables are available for fewer than twenty people) and counter-service only. [NYT]
The folks behind Bowery Beef are back with a new café at 125-127 First Avenue and plan to serve dishes with locally sourced ingredients from the owner's family farm as well as items from a raw bar. Keep an eye out for the return of their $5 roast beef roll. [Local/NYT]
Christina Tosi is now selling her famous compost, corn, and blueberry cookies in a mix form for $16 (makes nine cookies). You can grab them at her Momofuku Milk Bar and Williams-Sonoma. [Eater NY]
Lower East Side: CULTUREfix is back on January 10 with a new DINNERfix led by Chef Damon Cohen of wd~50. With the theme of "Not Kosher, an Alaskan Jew Lands in NY" nodding to Cohen's background, expect to find dishes like cured Alaskan scallops with porter beer bread, pastrami cream, beets, and sumac honey as well as king crab and purple potato kugel. Dinner costs $75 and includes seven courses. Make reservations here.
The Moldy Fig Jazz Club has closed indefinitely owing to the illness of proprietor Charles Brown. Our thoughts go out to Brown and his family and we wish him a speedy recovery. [Lo-Down]
Midtown: STK Midtown starts lunch service tomorrow, with menu items including an organic chicken entre with Cheddar aligot and sugar snap peas ($26) as well as a lobster Cobb salad ($32). Lunch will be available Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. [Grub Street]
Park Slope: Bark Hot Dogs is teaming up with Sixpoint to launch some Super Bowl-playoffs-themed specials this weekend. You'll be able to snag $2 twelve-ounce Sixpoint drafts, $2 salt-and-pepper fries, $3 classic dogs, $5 burgers (including the Bark burger and veggie burger), and 50 cent wings. While you munch on the cheap eats, you can also enter their NFL pool for a chance to win prizes like $100 Bark gift cards or ten pounds of Bark hot dogs. [Grub Street]
Union Square: Village Taverna, a new Greek spot, is now open at 81 University Place serving classics like taramosalata, calamari, saganaki, pastitsio, and gyro platters. Entres hover around the $20 range. [Fork in the Road/VV]
West Village: Barrio 47 recently opened in the West Village at 47 Eighth Avenue (at West 4th Street). Owned by Alex Volland of Paradou and his wife, Alyssa, the resto will be serving Latin-inspired cuisine centered on the kitchen's wood-fired brick oven. [NYT]
The Pink Tea Cup is moving yet again from its current location to one nearby at 100 South Seventh Avenue. It will reopen on Valentine's Day. [Eater]