5 Things To Know This AM — Jan 03 2013

Attention, brunch lovers: You've officially got a brand new place to nurse your hangover. China Latina will now be serving up spicy dishes like chilaquiles, tortilla casserole, and bloody marys — just make sure to bring your appetite. (China Latina)
We've long thought Ryan Gosling was the perfect man, but this new info from the set of his movie Gangster Squad has led us to believe that he's only nearly perfect. (The Cut)
Finally, we New Yorkers can get a taste of wine country, thanks to S Prime Steakhouse. The resto will be teaming up with Stags' Leap Wine Cellars for an inaugural dinner, complete with delicious eats and boozy pairings. (EventBrite)
As if you needed proof that Brooklyn gentrification is a real thing (our skyrocketing rent should be enough!), now there's a map. We'll give you a hint: 'Hoods like Williamsburg and Carroll Gardens are not surprisingly on the rise. (Gothamist)
We've already regaled you with news of the new literary mag The American Reader, but now take an inside look at the Princeton grad that makes it tick. (The New York Times)

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