Limited Time Only, Red Mango Freebies, New Amsterdam Market

Red Mango celebrates a grand opening.

Today’s Lower East Side food news:

  • Chef RJ Cooper pilots his soon-to-open D.C. restaurant on the Lower East Side. The Washingtonian sums up opening night at “Limited Time Only,” the former Broadway East space: “Interesting but perplexing and, in the end, vaguely disappointing.”
  • Free frozen yogurt at Red Mango from 5 p.m.-midnight tonight, in celebration of the chain’s grand opening at 145 Allen Street.
  • Grub Street talks up the fried clam belly sandwiches at the New Amsterdam Market this weekend.