Quick Bites

It’s official, as we first mentioned in September, Alex Plotkin will be taking over the Oceanaire space on Washington Square. He expects to do minimal changes before opening it in February. The working name is Chops Too, Michael Klein has more details. [The Insider]

“Food on Sticks” to Duran Duran’s “Girls on Film?” Drew Lazor’s post about Solo in Chinatown even gets better. The skewered menu tops out at $2.50! [Meal Ticket]

Want a peek at Michael Schulson’s Sampan menu? Then check out his edition of  The Philadelphia Diet. [Grub Street]

Lafayette Bistro has opened at 5th and Fairmount. Meal Ticket has photos and the menu of this Mediterranean BYOB. [Meal Ticket]

Doc Watson’s is getting sold and transformation. When complete the venerable 11th Street fixture will become Sherlock’s Tavern, an English pub. [The Insider]

Nick Bronson of Michael’s Cafe has left for the Northeast’s doughy Wild Flower Bakery. [Meal Ticket]