FLATIRON— Tipsters report and @lvewitinn tweets the evidence that carpenters union workers put four giant rats outside of Jay Z's 40/40 Club, because of a labor dispute on his renovation of the club. [Twitter]
MIDTOWN— In honor of National Breakfast Month, Tri Tip Grill is offering a buy one get one free deal from 9 - 10 AM from September 1 - 30. Menu items are all $6. [EaterWire]
NOLITA— To celebrate their annual pancake eating contest, Jo's in Nolita is offering all you can eat pancakes all weekend for $9 a head. [EaterWire]
UPPER WEST SIDE— Zagat hears that Cesare Casella is seeking a second location for his Salumeria Rosi on the Upper West Side.
EAST VILLAGE— Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches is closed for the next week for renovation. [FitR]