Italian Cheesemaker Visits Il Buco; Preview Runner and Stone at Open House New York

Soon-to-open Gowanus bakery Runner and Stone (featured in our fall preview) will open its doors as part of Open House New York's city-wide architecture tours; the architect will walk guests through the renovated building every 30 minutes. [Grub Street]

The West Village's Bell Book and Candle is also getting in on Open House New York: Tours of their space-age rooftop aeroponic garden will be on offer. [Grub Street]

Il Buco will host Italian cheesemaker Renato Brancaleoni from October 10 to 15 for a series of dinners and tastings. His cheeses will also be on offer around the corner at their epicerié at 53 Great Jones Street. [Grub Steet]

121 Fulton Street has reintroduced its brunch menu, with classics like Bloody Marys and eggs Benedict. [Grub Street]

A kosher hamburger shop will open on the Upper West Side. The 45-seat restaurant will use sustainably raised meat, do delivery, and sell wings. The rabbis across the street are already yelling, "Where's the beef?" [DNAinfo]