Burger Bistro Expanding to Park Slope; Empanada Mama Spreads to LES

Everywhere: There’s still time! See the 1,000+ restaurants that still have availability for Valentine’s night. [OpenTable]
Greenpoint: Sea Bean Goods, Brooklyn’s first micro-soupery, has launched a subscription service after realizing that their obsessed customer fan-base was requesting delivery week after week. [Grub Street]

Lower East Side: Fatta Cuckoo is so proud of its Valentine’s menu, it’s bringing it around twice — February 13 and 14 — for two seatings each night at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The double feature will be a dual-course menu of appetizer and entrée for two plus a bottle of Champagne or wine. Desserts and cocktails will be available à la carte. [Grub Street]
In addition to its forthcoming East Village location this spring, Hell’s Kitchen’s Empanada Mama is reportedly opening an LES joint even earlier. The 189 Houston Street location is supposed to be up and running next month. [Zagat]
The Tenement Museum’s new exhibit “Shop Life” about immigrant entrepreneurs will feature that re-created nineteenth-century German beer saloon, finally. [Bowery Boogie]
Times Square: Valentine’s guests to The Lambs Club can dine on the regular menu or sample Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s surf-or-turf specials for the night, including Beau Soleil Oysters on the half shell and Stuffed Saddle Lamb to share ($110). Elevate the evening with live jazz upstairs from Vanessa Trouble from 7:30 p.m. to 11. [Grub Street]
Park Slope: Longtime champion of local eating, chef-owner of Applewood David Shea is putting his food where his mouth is. He’s left the place in the hands of his former chef de cuisine Sam Sherman to move to East Chatham, New York, with his wife, where they’ll raise chickens, pigs, bees, and produce for use at the restaurant. [Grub Street]
The Burger Bistro, the Bay Ridge home of diet-defying Veal Osso Buco, Donut, and Turducken burgers, is coming to 177 Fifth Avenue in Park Slope on March 1. Executive Chef Nick Zaleski will oversee the 1,000-square-foot replica of the original outpost. [Grub Street]
Soho: Food Karma Project’s “A Brisket A Basket” returns February 27 with a new name and new digs — Santos Party House hosts “Brisket King of NYC” from 6:30 p.m. to 10 with ten chefs and fine food purveyors competing for Brisket King. Top foodies judge the brisket, and everyone gets to taste artisanal spirits. Tickets are $55 for endless BBQ and drinks. [Grub Street]
West Village: Chocolate and cheese haven’t been this popular together since that “Rugrats” candy bar. But this creamy layered concoction of Murray’s cave-aged cheese and shavings of Mast’s La Red de Guaconejo (dubbed Love at Mast) is selling out fast. Get it before it sells out at Murray’s, or February 11 at New Amsterdam Market. [Grub Street]
Variety, the new juice-bar addition to Miss Lily’s Caribbean restaurant, is throwing a shopping party Saturday, noon to 10 p.m., featuring Love Me/Curtis Kuling limited edition prints, “Love Miss Lily’s” tees, and heart candies. Get your nails done with a Jamaican theme by Nail Rock while you shop. [Grub Street]