Fat TuesdayCelebrate on Feb. 8 at Kingfisher, with live music all night. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to midnight. Order from the menu or choose among specials like old Nawlings seafood gumbo, shrimp jambalaya, baked Gulf oysters and crawfish étouffée at 2564 E. Grant Road; 323-7739.
Gung Hay Fat ChoyHappy Chinese New Year; the year of the chicken begins Feb. 9. Support your local Chinese restaurant.
New OwnershipThe Westward Look Resort is under the new ownership of Gemstone Resorts International, and Chris Pederson, executive chef, has departed.
Elle has been sold to Daniel Fuld, former chef/owner of Daniel's, and Fernando Elizalde, former owner of Adobe Wine Deli and the abandoned Parallel 32 (previously Ovens). Elle will keep the signature favorites, broaden the menu and expand the wine list to include international selections at 3048 E. Broadway Blvd.; 327-0500.
PBS Reality Chef ShowApply now to be considered for Cooking Under Fire, a 12-week documentary debuting April 27 on PBS. Do you have the skills, ambition and desire to withstand the heat in the kitchen? The winner gets a toque in one of Todd English's New York restaurants. Apply online at www.pbs.org/wgbh/cookingunderfire/ .
Passionate CupCup Café in the Hotel Congress offers a four-course dinner including bubbles, tapas, entrée and dessert on the weekend of February 12-14 from 5 to 10 p.m., for $60 per couple. On Feb. 12, there's a special 7 p.m. Tesoro gypsy theatre performance with VIP seating plus the dinner for $75 per couple; 622.8848.