It’s Pancake Month — Where to Celebrate; New Fresco Financial District Will Be Huge

Astoria: Igloo, at 22-26 31st Street, serves brunch, and the fries are hot and crisp, not soggy at all. That would describe the ideal fry, no? [Joey in Astoria]
Financial District: A second Fresco on the Go is set to open in May at 10 Hanover Square, only this version will be 8,000 square feet and "combine elements of a retail store, restaurant, and party space." [Zagat]
Morningside Heights: Its Pancake Month! And its no surprise that some of the best hot cakes in town can be found at Clinton Streets sister restaurant, Community Food & Juice. [Gridskipper]
Tribeca: The new sommelier at Cercle Rouge, Jorge Riera, comes from the late 360 in Red Hook, and hes hosting a biodynamic-wine dinner on Monday with Loire Valley winemakers Chateau Tour Grise. [Grub Street]
West Village: Le Gamin has been rechristened the New French now that one of the owners is out and theres a new chef and a reworked menu. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch]