Spice Market Now Serving Brunch; The Smith Announces Fourth Location

King Noodle, a new pop-Asian restaurant helmed by Roberta’s alum Nick Subic, is opening in Bushwick today. The menu is made up of snacks and larger plates designed for sharing, with offerings like mapo chili cheese fries, Spam fried rice, and kimchee carbonara. [Grub Street]

The Smith has announced plans to open a fourth location in NoMad next summer. The new venue, on Broadway at 27th Street, will feature an expansive bar area, two private dining rooms, and a raw bar. [Grub Street]

Spice Market is launching its first-ever brunch menu, with crispy banana spring rolls and pork-belly eggs Benedict with green-chili hollandaise. In honor of the change, they’re offering 50 percent off their signature pitchers on Saturdays and Sundays during brunch hours. [Grub Street]

Brooklyn Brewery and Edible Brooklyn are teaming up to host a barbecue how-to on Wednesday, July 24, from 8 to 10 p.m. Barbecue experts like Delaney Barbecue will offer demos and tastings. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased here. [Grub Street]

Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit Co. is serving a new flavor, Cavaillon, at its Union Square and Hamptons locations. The dairy-free treat, made from the nutritous melon from Cavaillon, France, will be available from July 12 to August 12. [Grub Street]

Panera Bread has announced that it is retooling its pay-what-you-want program, which had allowed customers to set the price of their turkey chili bread bowl at the chain’s St. Louis–area restaurants. The company, which claims that awareness of the meal has fallen since its introduction last March, plans to reintroduce the program as a limited-time special next winter. [AP]

Casimir & Co. is celebrating Bastille Day early. Until July 14, the restaurant will be decked out in red, white, and blue, and the staff in Francophile fashions. Special menu items include escargots au beurre d’Ail Persille, charcuterie boards, and tableside presentations of steak tartare. [Grub Street]

Gastronomie 491 is launching a series of themed picnic baskets designed to bring to the park. The “baskets” (actually canvas bags) are available in three regionally themed varieties — local, Spanish, and Italian — and come stocked with a variety of hand-crafted cheeses, cured meats, and other accoutrements. Call ahead or e-mail to preorder. [Grub Street]

Spice Market Now Serving Brunch; The Smith Announces Fourth Location