Neighborhood Watch

Michelle’s Kitchen Closes; Bunny Chow Hops Into the LES

Bryant Park: ‘wichcraft created a new fall menu with warm dishes for Southwest Porch. [Grub Street]

Carroll Gardens: Buttermilk Channel had a break-in last night, and it’s not their first. [Doug Crowell/Twitter]

East Village:Mercadito’s four-course regional dinners ($30) return on Mondays through February. [Grub Street]

Lower East Side: A new restaurant called Bunny Chow at 74 Orchard Street specializes in its namesake: a South African fast food consisting of hollowed-out white bread overflowing with curry stew. [Lo-Down]

Upper East Side: Kurt Gutenbrunner hosts a five-course Austrian wine dinner with winemaker Bertold Salomon starting at 7 p.m. on November 20 at Café Sabarsky. The $150 event includes a private tour of the current exhibition at the Neue Galerie. [Grub Street]

Michelle’s Kitchen closed their storefront at 1614 Third Avenue today, but will continue to operate their catering business from a kitchen in Queens. They tell us they are also looking for a new Manhattan space. [92Y/Twitter]

Michelle’s Kitchen Closes; Bunny Chow Hops Into the LES