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 January.
Williamsburg's Bellweather has closed and co-owner Josh Cohen, also behind Greenpoint's Anella and Calyer, is moving on from the project. Matt Zala told the Local that once they find a new partner, they hope to get the restaurant back up and running. 594 Union Ave.
Freewilliamsburg.comAnella When Michael Sullivan left the kitchen at Anella last September, there was no immediate word on who would replace him. Sullivan, who'd previously cooked at Le Zinc and Chanterelle, parted ways with Anella's owners because, he told the blog Gastro Chic, "they wanted ... More >>
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