according to Grub Street. The new venue seems to have kept a lot of the decor but will now feature live acts and a smaller menu of fare inspired by Austin. Get more info on the venue's facebook page.Word coming out of the West Village is that subterranean vino den Bar Henry has shuttered and been replaced by a new music venue dubbed ZirZamin,
Over on the Upper West Side, Vai has announced a new lunch with a special deal for midday diners. The Mediterranean joint with an Italian bent will now serve a three-course lunch menu for $29, which will be on offer Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 3 PM. Options include crudo like jumbo fluke ceviche and dishes like spaghettini with New Zealand cockles, lemon and chili-garlic. Naturally, a good noon-time meal would be no fun without a tipple, and the restaurant offers a list of seasonal cocktails and a wide selection of wines (212-362-4500).