White Truffle Specials at the Little Owl; Maiden Lane Replaces Life Cafe

The Little Owl has taken delivery of a shipment of astronomically priced Italian white truffles, and will be offering specials of veal ravioli with truffles and jus, risotto with egg yolk, and veal tartare until Joey Campanaro runs out of tubers to slice for you tableside. [Grub Street]

Fortune has begun a series on the heavily damaged South Street Seaport, checking in on the Fish Market Restaurant, which has reopened with beer and well drinks, but won’t be heating up any drunken clam chowder for sometime. [Fortune]

• Maiden Lane, a new restaurant and wine bar owned by former general managers of Parm and Torrisi, is set to open on 10th Street and Avenue B early next year. [Eater]

• This weekend, oyster bar Maison Premiere will begin serving brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Jared Stafford-Hill’s menu covers pastries, clafoutis, smoked salmon rilettes, brandade, bacon with bitter greens, and, of course, many kinds of oysters.

• The downtown ramen shop with a severely long line is crossing the Williamsburg Bridge. That’s right: Ippudo is coming to Smorgasburg this Saturday for a one-day special engagement with the chain’s master chef Shigemi Kawahara.