MIDTOWN— Want to eat at Richard Blais's new restaurant The Spence but haven't had a chance to make it in yet? Here's a playlist of songs on rotation in the dining room to listen to while you eat dinner in your own kitchen.
WESTSIDE— Once upon a time, Mike LaSage hosted weekly Monday night barbecue dinners at P'cheen. They were such a hit that he decided to give 'em their own restaurant so that hungry fans could eat pulled pork, ribs, and more on the other six days of the week, and, voila, Bone Lick BBQ was born. It opened on Tuesday with skee ball, a beer-filled bathtub, and dishes like the Redneck Charcuterie.
MIDTOWN— If you hadn't heard, Shaun Doty of Yeah! Burger fame and Lance Gummere from The Shed at Glenwood are opening a fast-casual chicken concept callled Bantam & Biddy in October. Get the details— including Doty's proclamation that chicken will be the next big thing— over on our sister site.