Soho Welcomes Everyman Espresso; Celeb Chef Dies at 29

Top Chef star and restaurateur Elizabeth Falkner will make an appearance at Brooklyn Winery on July 26 for Taste of the Marcellus, a fund-raiser to support the fight against fracking in New York. Tickets for the event, which will also host a slew of notable local chefs, are on sale now online. [Grub Street]

• East Village coffeehouse Everyman Espresso has opened a new location on West Broadway in Soho. Owner Sam Penix, the heavily tattooed barista known for serving hard-to-find coffees, told the Times that the additional location will allow him to expand Everyman’s menu. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

The Beagle posted a message on its website that it is undergoing a long-term closing for renovations, but plans to reopen in August with an “awesome” new look and more menu options. Owner Matthew Piacentini tells Eater he’ll be “pushing [the] cocktails and sherry as hard as ever” when he reopens the restaurant. [Eater NY]

Greenhook Ginsmiths Distillery is debuting this month a Beach Plum gin liqueur, which it boasts as the world’s first ever of its kind. Greenhook Ginsmiths founder Steven DeAngelo said he drew inspiration from his childhood memories at the Rockaway beaches, where he used to see the wild plums that are indigenous to the Northeast coast. [Grub Street]

• In sadder news, renowned Canadian chef and The Main host Anthony Sedlak died earlier today in his North Vancouver apartment, AP reported. Sedlack won medals in the World Junior Chef and Food Network Superstar Chef challenges. He was 29. [ABC News]

• The official T-shirts of the 2012 New York Wine & Food Festival go on sale today at Flavour Gallery. Check them out here. [Grub Street]

Tasting Table has added a new vertical, Good Taste, that delivers food news and ideas to the health-conscious. Today’s inaugural e-mail, titled “Not-so-meatless Monday,” shared a chef-inspired recipe for a bunless muffuletta sandwich. [Grub Street]

Soho Welcomes Everyman Espresso; Celeb Chef Dies at 29