Barrio Starts Delivering to Park Slope; Hot Clay Oven Opens in Midtown

Clinton Hill: One of the vintage Hot Bird signs, on the wall of 812 Pacific Street, is getting torn down. The chicken joints have been closed for more than a decade, but a bar named Hot Bird opened over the summer at Clinton Street and Atlantic Avenue. [Brownstoner]


East Village: Poco Restaurant, at 33 Avenue B, is hosting its first wine dinner on January 17, featuring five wines from Spain paired with Spanish-inspired tapas. The dinner starts at 7 p.m. and is $40 per person. Call or e-mail to RSVP. [Grub Street]


Financial district Hot Clay Oven, an Indian fusion chain restaurant, will open on January 21 at 101 Maiden Lane, between Gold and Pearl Streets. Its soft opening will take place tomorrow and Thursday, featuring half-priced menu items from 11 to 2 p.m., and 5 to 8 p.m. [Midtown Lunch]


Soho: The Joyride Truck is now serving organic steel-cut oatmeal. Try it tomorrow at Hudson and King Streets. [Grub Street]


Park Slope: Barrio is now offering delivery service. Orders can be placed via Seamless Web or by phone, and customers can receive a free side of guacamole by mentioning the special e-mail offer. [Fucked in Park Slope]