Hot Clay Oven Opens in Financial District; Capsouto Frères Adds Cherry Soufflé

East Village: Bon Vivant is closed. The owners plan to reopen next month with a new name and a focus on organic foods. [EV Grieve]


Fourth Street's Ama Ya and First Avenue's Pinisi Bakery are both closed. [EV Grieve]


Financial District: Hot Clay Oven, an Indian-fusion restaurant with aspirations of becoming a chain, will open its fist location at 101 Maiden Lane. [Grub Street]


Greenpoint: Triple Decker is closed for renovations through August 23. [NYS]

Long Island City: The Burger Garage is open at 25–36 Jackson Avenue. [LICNYC]


Lower East Side: Creatives from advertising firm Weiden + Kennedy kick off a monthly party series at BEast this Friday from 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. The evening features $6 glasses of sangria and treats from the Joyride frozen-yogurt truck, plus free Izze; the party repeats regularly on the first Friday of the month. [Grub Street]


Tribeca: Capsouto Frères has added a Combier Rouge Cherry Soufflé to its menu, made with fresh cherry jam, crème anglaise, and Combier Rouge liqueur cherry sauce. The dessert costs $10.50 and is available through the end of August. [Grub Street]