MIDTOWN— Flo Fab reports that Pino Luongo, owner of Centolire on the Upper East Side, is opening a restaurant at 420 East 59th Street in the spring. It will be called Morso.
CHICAGO— The A.V. Club hears that the owners of Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg are looking to expand to Chicago. And that's in addition to their supposed San Francisco plan. [AV Club]
BARCELONA—Chefs Ferran and Albert Adrià announced two new projects in Barcelona, Spain: Tickets, a tapas bar, and 41º, a cocktail bar. Click through for more. [Eater National]
ELLIS ISLAND· To celebrate the launch of her giant cookbook author Molly O'Neill is throwing a huge dinner party on Ellis Island. $130 tickets include transportation to Ellis Island, dinner, a panel discussion with Calvin Trillin, immigrant readings, and a copy of One Big Table: A Portrait of American Cooking. [EaterWire]
WEST VILLAGE—Awesome beef-centric West Village restaurant Takashi is hosting a beef tasting with Dickson's Farmstead Meats. It's $100 a head, the meal will consist of 15 different cuts of beef from the same steer, and Jake Dickson will be providing background on each cut with the the help of Chef Takashi. [EaterWire]
CHELSEA—Sue Torres announces that she's offering a special menu in honor of the Day of the Dead from Friday, October 29th through Friday, November 5th. See the menu here. [EaterWire]