Neighborhood Watch

Harlem Gets a Salad Bar; Crumbs Discount Tomorrow

Chelsea: Ronnybrook Milk Bar features egg-nog ice cream for the holiday season. [Serious Eats NY]

Fort Greene: Red Bamboo will close at the end of the month, and reopen in January as an American spot called Pappa’s Place (with meat). [Red Bamboo]

Harlem: After a decade of trying to convince local small-business owners and healthy-food chains to open a restaurant that sells salads, consultant and resident Milo Meed just opened Island Salad at 22 East 125th Street. [City Room/NYT]

Long Island City: Next week Orchard and EU alums will open a global restaurant called El Ay Si at 47–38 Vernon Boulevard near 48th Avenue. [Feed/TONY]

Midtown East: A new restaurant called Oaxaca Mexican Grill plans to open on 47th Street near Park Avenue in January. [Midtown Lunch]

Upper East Side: Dr. BBQ, Ray Lampe, is leaving his role as executive chef at Southern Hospitality. [Grub Street]

Upper West Side: In celebration of National Cupcake Day, Crumbs will offer 15 percent off all online cupcake orders placed tomorrow. [Grub Street]

Harlem Gets a Salad Bar; Crumbs Discount Tomorrow