Tag: opening

  • Venturo Opens in Sunnyside With FLOTUS Pappardelle and Baby Jesus Cake (PHOTOS)

    This past weekend, in the shadow of the 7 train tracks above Queens Boulevard, Venturo Osteria & Wine Bar (44-07 Queens Boulevard) quietly announced its soft opening, letting locals who’d been peeking in the doorway come experience a first taste. Venturo–the Italian word for “next”–is the third venture from the Astoria triumvirate who own and […]

  • December’s Openings and Closings

    In New York City, only the strong restaurants survive. Or the ones with amazing food, cult followings, lots of great press, and a whole slew of other factors. For those keeping tabs, here’s a list of restaurants that opened and closed in December. Openings The Marrow. The newest West Village restaurant from Top Chef winner […]

  • After Sandy: Vetro and Joe’s Crab Shack Celebrate Reopening with Big Discounts

    On Tuesday night, Howard Beach’s Vetro, got a chance to celebrate. The Italian restaurant threw a party for their friends and family, as they reopened a month after Hurricane Sandy. Mark Sweeney, one of the owners, said they hosted a soft opening in their main hall, and will be open to the public on Thursday. […]

  • Big Gay Ice Cream Opens in the West Village; Barcade Looks for Space in Chelsea

    Big Gay Ice Cream opened a storefront in the West Village yesterday. No sparkly unicorn murals just yet, but Salty Pimps are up for grabs. 61 Grove Street   ALL CLEAR! Lots of paperwork just came through. Big Gay Ice Cream Shop opens in the West Village on Monday! A true #FatnessFriday miracle. — Big […]

  • Nom Wah Tea Parlour will Open Pop Up; Hardware Bar Opens in Chelsea

    Nom Wah Tea Parlour, a 100-year-old staple in Chinatown dim sum, announced today that it will open up a collaboration with Openhouse. They’ll hold pop up brunches and dinners starting next year. But according to Grub Street, a cafe will be open before Christmas. 168 Bowery Brooklyn Flea regular Landhaus opened in Park Slope in […]

  • Still Full From All That Turkey? Detox at The Butcher’s Daughter

    So, even after you really went for it on the turkey, stuffing and buttery mashed potatoes, you still decided to finish things off with 2 slices of pie? It’s time for digestion crisis management at vegetarian restaurant and juice bar, The Butcher’s Daughter, now open in Nolita. Perhaps Heather Tierney, the cocktail goddess behind Apotheke […]

  • Chubby Mary’s Opens in the East Village; BrisketTown Opens in Williamsburg

    Chubby Mary’s, a new hero shop from the cousins behind Artichoke Pizza, opened last week on 14th Street. The duo, Francis Garcia and Sal Basille, know how to sate East Villagers’ drunk cravings (This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef, anyone?) and these new heroes might weasel their way into bar hoppers’ late night diet. 328 […]

  • Harding’s Opens in Flatiron; The Dalloway Opens in SoHo

    Former Acme chef Ariel Fox is heading up the kitchen at Harding’s, Flatiron’s newest American restaurant. The menu features cold weather comfort food like steak and potatoes, oysters Rockefeller, and pumpkin pie soup. 32 E. 21st St. Aamanns-Copenhagen opened over the weekend. The massive restaurant houses classic Danish food from Copenhagen’s Adam Aamann, and specializes […]

  • Krescendo Opens in Boerum Hill; L&W Oyster Co. Opens in Flatiron

    Giovanni Rana Pastificio E Cucina opened in Chelsea Market and is the first full-service American outpost from Italian pasta company Giovanni Rana. [Grub Street] San Francisco chef Elizabeth Falkner opened Krescendo, a Boerum Hill pizza place on Atlantic Avenue. The new digs feature classic pizzas, pastas, desserts, and cocktails from former Bourbon & Branch bartender […]

  • LeChurro Opens on the Upper East Side

    LeChurro, a stand-alone shop specializing in those deliriously good, traditionally Spanish sticks of fried dough, opens for business on the Upper East Side. You didn’t think people were still talking about cupcakes, did you? The store will serve the snack in four different variations — churro cones, mini-churros, chocolate-dipped, and stuffed churros — and round […]