Feast and Clarkson Open; Ninth Street Bakery Lives On

Ninth Street Bakery wont be closing just yet. The East Village landmark will stay open with a month-to-month lease, for now. Owner Oleg Kuckerenko hopes the bakery will last at least through the summer. [EV Grieve]

Feast, an American restaurant designed with dinner parties in mind, opens today in the East Village. The menu includes plates like the Union Square Market Feast, with vegetarian options like spaghetti squash with mushroom Bolognese and beet frites. [Grub Street]

Clarkson, a seasonal European restaurant in Soho, will open tomorrow, March 6. The menu includes charcuterie selections such as spicy lamb sausage and red-wine-cured bresaola, as well as sharing plates like suckling pig porchetta. [Grub Street]

Yesterday kicked off Japanese Restaurant Week. Thirty-five restaurants, including Blue Ribbon Sushi, Aburiya Kinnosuke, and Go!Go! Curry, will offer a culinary tour of Japan. [Grub Street]

Daniel is bringing back its early supper menu. Offered between 5:30 and 6 p.m., the new menu includes wine pairings with three courses, including dishes like an olive-oil-poached-cod salad. [Grub Street]

On March 14, City Grit will celebrate Pi Day with a four-course menu consisting entirely of sweet and savory pies, such as reconstructed chicken potpie and a winter spin on tomato pie. $45 per person. [Grub Street]

This Saturday, March 9, Pine Box Rock Shop will host the Vegan Spring Break Shop-Up, an all vegan market, from noon to 5 p.m. Community juice truck Green Pirate will be there alongside other vegan vendors. [Grub Street]

New midtown west eatery Courgette is offering a fish-themed happy hour. You'll find discounts on seafood dishes such as salmon with horseradish cheese mouse, apple cider jelly, and garden herbs ($12 on Fish Day, $17 regular). [Grub Street]