Neighborhood Watch

Macanese Barbecue Nights at Macao; Get Bubbly at Corkbuzz’s Sparkling Wine Brunch

East Village: Baohaus adds two more dishes to its menu — the Eddy Curry (a veggie and rice dish) and the Bao Gasol (fried bao filled with ice cream). Starting today, extended hours are 11:30 a.m. to midnight Sun.-Wed., and 11:30 a.m. to 4 a.m., Thu.-Sat. [Grub Street]
Joe’s Bar, closed since Thanksgiving, will find new life under the owners of Mona’s and Sofie’s — and a new name (Josie’s). [EV Grieve]
Spend your Sunday afternoon in effervescence as you learn about all vinos sparkling at Corkbuzz’s Bubbles and Brunch on April 1 from noon to 2 p.m. Brunch plus bubbly is $75. [Grub Street]

Momofuku Milk Bar revealed to Edible some of their new soft-serve flavors due out May 1 — strawberry-sesame, a return to salty pistachio, brain freeze… [Edible Manhattan]
Everywhere: Monday is National Peanut Butter Day, and ’wichcraft is laying it on thick with $3 chunky PB&Js; all day. [Grub Street]
Order groceries online? It’s just as easy to donate food online in time for Passover with Met Council and Food Bank NYC’s Virtual Food Drive until April 14. Kosher meal items are available with a secure checkout, and all proceeds benefit the kosher Food Network. [Grub Street]
Chop’t joins the spring ramp craze with its Ramp Vinaigrette, available April 9 - 29. [Grub Street]
Noho: Il Buco hosts the first in an April series of winemaker dinners April 2, pouring wines from Scacciadiavoli, Italy. Il Buco chef Joel Hough creates a four-course prix-fixe menu, and a winemaker will be on hand to lead pairings for $125 plus tax and gratuity. [Grub Street]
Tribeca: Macao kicks off its Sunday Night Macanese BBQ on April 8 — new riffs on Chinese and Portuguese BBQ — for $15 a person. [Grub Street]
Upper West Side: Aussie outpost The Sunburnt Calf celebrates its second birthday April 1 with open bar and a free sneak peek of the new upcoming late-night menu. Cover is only $20 at the door for two hours of drinks, RSVP required. [Grub Street]
Sambuca gets a makeover with a new wine bar and updated small plates-style menu — including a revamp of its meatball. [Grub Street]

Macanese Barbecue Nights at Macao; Get Bubbly at Corkbuzz’s Sparkling Wine