LES Bites: 2 Trannies at Alias, Taste of the LES, Francesca

Today’s Lower East Side food finds:

  • Alias is offering a special $40 pre fixe dinner next Monday prepared by the “2 Fat Trannies.”  That’s right. According to the email blast Bertha Venus and Fatness Everdeen will be whipping up a feast  “to tempt any gourmand into drag and out of the house.”
  • Serious Eats checks out Francesca, the successor to Frankies Sputino at 17 Clinton Street.
  • In-box:  Grand Street Settlement’s Taste of the LES is coming up (in Soho) April 26th.
  • EV Grieve reports the Bean plans an expansion on 1st Avenue.
  • Visit “Sauce” on Rivington Street with, who else, the concierge at the Bowery Hotel.