Neighborhood Watch

’Wichcraft’s Hot-Chocolate Kiosk; Pop-Tarts World Goes Dark

East Village: El Cobre opens for brunch starting this weekend. Dishes include huevos asados, chickpea hash, and bistec y huevos. Everything except for the à la carte items, come with Chemex coffee or a specialty cocktail. [Grub Street]

Midtown: ’Wichcraft has opened a hot-chocolate kiosk in Bryant Park. A twelve-ounce cup is $3.50, a sixteen-ounce is $4.50, and a twenty-ounce is $5.50. [Grub Street]

Pop-Tarts World, the restaurant dedicated to all things Pop-Tarts, closed on New Year’s Eve. [Midtown Lunch]

Murray Hill: Pranna is now offering a new Spicy Sunday three-course family style menu for $28. Select bottles of wine are also half-off. Dishes include: chicken korma and paneer makhani. [Strong Buzz]

West Village: In addition to their recently launched brunch, Scarpina Bar & Grill is offering a two-course prix fixe menu for $19.95. Customers can choose from a number of items, including coconut and pineapple French toast, a create-your-own omelette, or a variety of different Benedicts. Appetizers include white-bean super, a mixed-green salad, or a fresh fruit salad. [Grub Street]

Williamsburg: Tuffet, a wine bar, opened at 286 Graham Avenue on New Year’s Eve. [Zagat Buzz]

’Wichcraft’s Hot-Chocolate Kiosk; Pop-Tarts World Goes Dark