LES Bites: El Rey in the Times, Celebs Love LES Food, Rosette Mondays

Some food and drink headlines to start off your week.

Cashew grits and braised turnips from El Rey. Photo via the restaurant's Facebook page.

Cashew grits and braised turnips from El Rey. Photo via the restaurant’s Facebook page.

  • The New York Times’ “Hungry City” column samples the snacks at El Rey Coffee Bar and Luncheonette on Stanton Street.
  • Crain’s takes a look at the current state of food trucks in NYC and finds them “stuck in park.”
  • From The Lo-Down inbox: Rosette is now open for dinner on Mondays, beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner service runs through 11 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and until midnight Thursday through Saturday; brunch is served 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on weekends.