A glimpse of the facade during the build-out stage Monday marks the opening of Tortaria, a Mexican-themed place that concentrates on tortas, the signature south-of-the-border sandwich. The place occupies the former premises of Buona Sera, a long-running red-sauced Italian spot.
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. TienGarden, the vegan restaurant beneath the Bikram yoga studio on the Lower East Side, is closing its doors after 16 years in business. [Low Down NY] Sora Lella, the New York outpost of a Rom ... More >>