Joe’s Pizza to Open Union Square Location; The Good Fork Rises Again

Red Hook eatery the Good Fork, which suffered heavy damages during Hurricane Sandy, officially reopened yesterday after a month of furious repair and over $50,000 in donations. [Twitter]

Chelsea fusion restaurant China Latina, home of the wonton taco and pork shumai, will begin to offer brunch on January 12. The menu features a protein packed tortilla casserole called the Ultimate Hangover Cure, as well as specialty drinks like Chinese Chili Bloody Mary and Skinny Asian Gimlet. [Grub Street]

Manhattan's Tour de France restaurants, from low-key coffee shop The French Roast to Maison and Pigalle in Midtown, will launch Tapas Tuesday on January 8. As random as Spanish tapas (plus sangria) may be at French places, expanded menus will include them every Tuesday throughout the winter. [Grub Street]

On January 16, 92Y Tribeca will host the launch of BeyondBubbie.com, a chat-based site from Reboot devoted to sparking nostalgia about old family recipes. Culinary celebs like Mo Rocca and Carla Hall will be in attendance. [Grub Street]

Joe's Pizza, West Village fixture and beloved slice joint, will soon open a second location near Union Square. The new 14th Street spot formerly housed Naked Pizza. This should reassure us all that pizza isn't meant to be healthy. [The Daily Meal]