Neighborhood Watch

Artisanal Launches Ice-Cream Cart; Cafe Zaiya Temporarily Shuttered

Chelsea: Guilty Goose at 131 West 23rd Street is giving away free goose-fat-flavored popcorn sprinkled with smoked paprika salt every day at the bar from 4:30 p.m. till closing. [Grub Street]

Dumbo: McBrooklyn bloggers found the cheapest vending machine in Brooklyn! It’s right in Pearl Street Triangle Park and sells 50-cent water bottles and 65-cent sodas. [McBrooklyn]

East Village: Tonight’s “AOTW x Trilbyweekly garden party is with photographer Greg Vore and private chef Marcy Roberts, and will feature cactus flower cocktails, bulgogi tacos, a cornhole tournament, and a musical guest. [Grub Street]

Flatiron: Hill Country will host a $65 four-course ’Cue & Craft Beer Cocktail Dinner sponsored by Ithaca Beer and Original Moonshine on August 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. [Grub Street]

Lower East Side: Taverna de Bocco is set to open on Monday at 175 Ludlow Street and will serve Southern Italian cuisine in the restaurant and outdoor garden. [Bowery Boogie]

Midtown East: The Frites ‘N’ Meats truck will be back on the streets on Monday. [Midtown Lunch]

Masaharu Morimoto’s favorite karaoke spot, Cafe Zaiya, has been shuttered for not paying their taxes, but hopes to reopen by tomorrow. [Midtown Lunch]

Murray Hill: Artisanal just launched a handmade ice-cream cart right outside the restaurant, serving $3 scoops of original flavors like Sweet Corn & Blueberry and Mast Brothers Madagascar Chocolate. [Midtown Lunch]

Teqa will open their 24-seat sidewalk café on August 12. [Grub Street]

Soho: If you’re one of the 300,000-plus people who’ve seen Hannah Hart’s “My Drunk Kitchen” YouTube Videos, you might enjoy getting drunk with Hart at HousingWorks Bookstore Café on August 17, when they’ll be hosting a screening, drinks, and discussion with the drunken cook herself. [Fork in the Road/VV]

Upper East Side: The new 2nd Avenue Deli finally has a location and will resume serving Instant Heart Attack Sandwiches and latkes at 75th Street and First Avenue on August 16, once they christen the new spot with a ceremonial cutting of the “Nickel Shtickel” (salami links). [Eater NY]

Upstate: David Bouley and his team will host a $160 six-course afternoon feast (with optional $55 wine pairing) on August 21 at Bradley Farm (317 Springtown Road, New Paltz). A reception begins at 2 p.m. with the feast starting at 2:45 p.m. You can buy tickets to the event here. [Grub Street]

Artisanal Launches Ice-Cream Cart; Cafe Zaiya Temporarily Shuttered