Boozy Brunch at Lil’ Frankie’s; L’Apicio Opens Patio for Dinner


L’Apicio will greet the warm weather with its 26-seat outdoor patio. Guests can now dine outside and order new spring-inspired dishes like gnocchi with morel mushrooms, polenta with rabbit cacciatore, and vanilla semifreddo with rhubarb compote. 11 East 1st Street; 212-533-7400

Galli in Soho has launched a “Buon Giorno” lunch menu, which will be available every day until 4 p.m. In addition to rice balls and kale salad, midday meals will now feature more breakfast-type items like house-made granola, grilled cheese, bagels, and egg sandwiches. 45 Mercer Street; 212-966-9288

Sauce, Lil’ Frankie’s, and Frank, all owned by Frank Prisinzano, will now feature boozy brunch deals for parties of 10 or more for $12.95 a person. All three Italian restaurants will serve one Sixpoint beer or a glass of prosecco with the regular prix-fixe brunch menus. Various Locations

St. Anselm may be known for its cuts of meat, but the Williamsburg restaurant will also now serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting May 4. 355 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn; 718-384-5054

In honor of its one-year anniversary, Hakkasan has launched a “Taste of Hakkasan” prix-fixe lunch menu for $29. Dishes include stir-fry mushroom lettuce wraps and a clay-pot chicken. Dim sum items like crispy prawn dumplings and roasted duck buns will be available à la carte. 311 West 43rd Street; 212-776-1818