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La Marina Opens in Washington Heights; LIC Market Celebrates Birthday With Suckling Pig

La Marina in Washington Heights is officially open, boasting a Hudson River waterfront spot, a beach bar, and killer views. [Grub Street]

LIC Market celebrates its second birthday with a roast suckling pig and a clambake on July 28 and 29. For $25, feast on pig, rice, black beans, and tamales, or clams, mussels, prawns, and chorizo. For $22, grab some BBQ beef short ribs or steamed lobster. There's drink specials by the bucket, too. [Grub Street]

• LES spot Hotel Chantelle unveils its new boozy Monday bingo nights from 7:30 to 10. Cards are $2, and yes, there will be prizes. [Zagat]

• Zach Braff joined the anti-Chick-fil-A brigade, tweeting: "@chickfila why do you hate Doogie Howser?" [Twitter]

• Flatiron has a new Cambodian food truck, Cambodian Cuisine Torsu. The menu is somewhat confusing and seemingly endless — but you will emerge with plenty of spicy food for less than $6. The truck is often on Fifth Avenue between 20th and 21st Streets, but follow them on Twitter for more updates. [Midtown Lunch]

• Just as Robert Sietsema was winning us over with his affectionate descriptions of food stall Bian Dang's "porky" $8 pork chops inside Food Gallery 32, the stall has closed. Apparently, its fried treats were replaced by Mr. Fish, which offers Asian fusion sushi. Pastel, which specialized in Korean-infused Italian dishes was also replaced, this time with Doyaji Pork House. [Midtown Lunch]

• Bloomberg's Ryan Sutton has started the Most Excellent Menu Contest on the Price Hike to convince restaurateurs of the benefits of Tumblr. The rules are simple: Join Tumblr and post a menu with prices by Sept. 20, and the winner gets a prize (TBA)! [The Price Hike]

• The paper in the windows has come down, and Bowery Kitchen is set to open next week at 220 Bowery. [Bowery Boogie]

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