Sushi Nakazawa Launches Monday-Night Service; Hot Soup at Somtum Der

• In response to high demand, Sushi Nakazawa has now added Monday-night service, starting January 6. That means the restaurant will be open seven days a week. May the odds be ever in your favor. [Eater NY]

• If you’re looking for reprieve from the cold, Somtum Der, the lauded restaurant specializing in Isan cuisine in the East Village, is serving up a wide array of spicy plates and hot soups like the Super Peek Kai, a fiery take on chicken-wing soup. [Grub Street]

• Telepan Local opens tonight; here’s a Q&A; with pastry chef Larissa Raphael. [Fork in the Road]