LES Bites: SPQR Closes, Los Perros Locos Celebrates, Fatta Cuckoo’s Sunday Dinners

The dining room at SPQR, a Little Italy institution.

Today’s Lower East Side food notes:

  • Grub Street notes: longtime Little Italy restaurant SPQR, a neighborhood fixture for at least three decades, has closed.
  • Los Perros Locos, the Columbian-style hot dog joint at 201 Allen Street, is celebrating its grand opening today and tomorrow.  They’re offering special deals, entertainment and a raffle.
  • Fatta Cuckoo, at 62 Clinton Street, is debuting a new monthly Sunday supper series with guest chefs. Seth Gordon and William Huffman kick off the new night this coming weekend for the Oscars. The $45 menu includes 9 small plates and special cocktails.  Have a look at the restaurant’s Facebook page for more info.
  • Serious Eats is diggin’ the carnitas torta at Taqueria LES.