Neighborhood Watch

Dine With Anita Lo; No Tiki Bar for Trump Soho

Cobble Hill: The husband and wife behind Smith & Vine will open the Brooklyn Wine Exchange next to Trader Joe’s in a couple of weeks. In addition to wine, this store has space for tastings and wine classes. [Off the Presses]

Hell’s Kitchen: This Saturday, Anita Lo joins Rum & Blackbird Tasting Tours to sample cuisine from local restaurants and field diners’ questions about food and cooking ($49 per person). [Grub Street]

Next Monday, Kyotofu hosts an $85 seven-course dinner where renowned sake sommelier Chris Johnson will discuss and pair sakes with each course. [Grub Street]

Soho: Contrary to a report from The Villager, the new Trump Soho Hotel Condominium will not house a tiki bar, but rather a “place to see and be seen” called Bazaar. [Fork in the Road/VV]

Tribeca: Trattoria Cinque is mad for fives, offering a five-course dinner paired with as many Italian sparkling wines for $55 on December 5. [Grub Street]

West Village: Le Poisson Rouge’s weekly dance party features free Hennessy Black from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight. [Feed/TONY]

Dine With Anita Lo; No Tiki Bar for Trump Soho