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EaterWire: Dine Al Fresco at Cafe Select, 'Speakeasy' to Open on Saturday in Bed Stuy

BED-STUY—Plywood vet SarahJames, a new "speakeasy-themed" restaurant on Pulaski and Throop, will open this Saturday. The menu will include "classic American food, including steak & chops, seafood, and pastas." They'll be open seven days a week from 6 p.m. until close, and a dress code ("no sneakers, baseball caps, droopy jeans or hoodies) will be enforced. [EaterWire]

CHINATOWN— Grub Street learns that the 25th chef at quasi-onetime-veggie restaurant Broadway East has been named. It's Phil Conlon, formerly of Cafe Cluny. [GS]

SOHO— Reps over at Cafe Select send word that they now have outdoor seating. Just in time for the unbearable 90 degree weather! [EaterWire]

WEST VILLAGE— What did Tom Colicchio and his wife Lori Silverbush eat after she gave birth to their new son nine days ago? "Colicchio texted a request to the Pig's co-owner Ken Friedman from the hospital...So the restaurant put a bunch of burgers in a taxi (with some orders of their ricotta gnudi and crispy pig ears just in case) and sent them across town to the hospital." [Mouthing Off]