Krescendo Launches ‘Spirit Hour’; Il Buco’s Bread Collaboration With La Colombe

Krescendo launches a daily "Spirit Hour" this Monday, July 8. Guests can sample three varieties of a chosen liquor, along with a Margherita pizza and a specialty cocktail, for $25. The first week will feature three styles of gin and a gin cocktail infused with green tea. [Grub Street]

Oslo Coffee, which burnt down in January and re-opened in May, paved the way for a new shop in Bushwick called Strangeways. It's run by former Oslo manager Eddie Cedeno. [Bedford + Bowery]

Starting this weekend, Il Buco Alimentari will begin to offer a special bread of the month. The first loaf will be an organic sourdough made with La Colombe espresso. [Grub Street]

Crown is now serving a three-course summer menu, with dishes like grilled Spanish octopus and sheep's-milk ricotta gnudi. The menu is available Monday through Friday for $45. [Grub Street]

Corkbuzz Wine Studio is hosting weekly clambakes all summer, as well as a bunch of other fun, boozy events. Check out the restaurant's calendar . [Grub Street]

Lincoln is having a "Super Tuscan" wine dinner on July 15, with one-night-only menu and wine pairings. The event will be hosted by wine importer Leonardo LoCascio. [Grub Street]