Neighborhood Watch

Ceol’s Menu Gets a New-Chef Revamp; Barrio Hosts Taco-Eating Contest

Boerum Hill: Ceol has a new chef, Marc Elliot, who has updated the menu with dishes like crisp spicy artichoke hearts with homemade carrot ice cream ($9). [Brownstoner]

Dumbo: An alfresco wine bar, tentatively set to open in July, is among the proposed food projects for Brooklyn Bridge Park. [Brooklyn Paper]

East Village: Forgo Guinness for English brews like Ridgeway IPA, Coniston Bluebird, and Wells Bombardier tonight at Jimmy’s No. 43’s U.K. beer night. [Feed/TONY]

Cotto Caffe has replaced Italian spot Caffé Pepe Rosso. [EV Grieve]

Kingsbridge Heights: The Bottom Line opens today 3648 Bailey Avenue. The kitchen is not open yet, but the bar plans to serve food. [BoogieDowner]

Lower East Side: Spitzer’s Corner launches a weekend brunch menu with dishes like lemon-ricotta pancakes, a radicchio, olive, and anchovy salad, and a seared-duck-breast sandwich. Brunch runs from 10:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. [Grub Street]

Park Slope: “First clean plate wins” is the only rule at the Barrio Taco Eating Contest tomorrow night at 7 p.m. The winner will take home a $100 gift card. E-mail for entry. [FIPS]

Prospect Heights: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden will host a wine-making workshop on March 20, complete with make-your-own-vineyard tips and a homemade wine tasting. [Brooklyn Based]

Union Square: Chipotle’s new 14th Street location will open for business tomorrow. [EV Grieve]

West Village: Recette launches brunch service this weekend. The menu includes dishes like pork belly “pastrami” hash and peanut-butter-and-jelly pain perdu. Hours are Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg: Late Night Stars Diner is replacing the former Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices at 357 Graham Avenue. [Brownstoner]

Ceol’s Menu Gets a New-Chef Revamp; Barrio Hosts Taco-Eating Contest