A Restaurant Pops Up Inside Theater Bar; Benihana Midtown Closes for Renovations

Downtown Brooklyn: Owing to tonights gloomy weather forecast, DeKalb Markets Fashion's Night Out event will be pushed back to this Sunday, September 11. [Grub Street]


Also at the DeKalb Market, 3rd Ward will be hosting Epicuriosity classes at the location, including a hen-raising seminar titled "Chickens in the City" and "Seed Saving With Zach Pickens" (Riverpark). [Grub Street]


Tribeca: Tolani Wine Restaurant will be bringing tacos, lamb sliders, and Malaysian goat curry to the Theater Bar Space on September 20. The short stint will be followed by a lineup of chef-run pop-ups. [Zagat Buzz]

Midtown: Hibachi chain Benihana has closed its midtown location for renovations. Until its December reopening, youll have to head to the suburbs to watch chefs throw vegetables into the air for your dining entertainment. [Zagat Buzz]


Midtown Lunch brings news that catering and takeout joint Madeline has shuttered. It has been replaced by Mars Cafe, a cross between your corner salad-bar joint and a Korean restaurant. [Midtown Lunch]


West Village: On September 26, Empellon will hold its second tasting menu event. The six-course feast will feature dishes inspired by the Yucatan region of Mexico. [The Feast]