Neighborhood Watch

Lot on Tap Opens Tomorrow; El Cid Will Be Reborn

Chelsea: Spanish tapas bar El Cid will live again in Chelsea after closing a few years ago in the meatpacking district. [Zagat Buzz]

Located under the new stretch of the High Line, the Lot on Tap, opening tomorrow, is the place to get your parking lot hang on. Tom Colicchio, as we previously reported, has filled the Lot with a rotating seasonal beer list and food-truck selections, including Red Hook Lobster Pound and Coolhaus. [Eater NY]

Riff Raff’s hosts Riff Raff Tuesdays, beginning tonight at 11:30 p.m. and continuing into the wee hours. This week is themed after “Where the Wild Things Are,” so be prepared to enjoy tiki-themed drinks, dancing, and face painting. The evening soundtrack will be provided by the Chainsmokers. [Grub Street]

Long Island City: In the mood for afternoon Samuel Adams beer tasting, pulled-pork tacos, and live bluegrass music? The Garden at Studio Square kicks off its first annual summer cookout series with chef David Burke and Jim Koch, founder of Samuel Adams. Advance general-admission tickets are $50 and can be purchased at [Grub Street]

Midtown East: The new location of Rickshaw Dumpling Bar, at the corner of 45th Street and Lexington Avenue, offers dumpling choices ranging from the classic pork to vegetarian edamame. Try a bento box and a side tofu salad to go, all for under $10. [Midtown Lunch]

Lot on Tap Opens Tomorrow; El Cid Will Be Reborn