Open & Closed: Say Hello to 57 Napoli Pizza e Vino; Goodbye to Seppi's

Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and taking their leaves this week.

Open & Closed: Say Hello to 57 Napoli Pizza e Vino; Goodbye to Seppi's

Barocco Cafe in Chelsea, once run by the restaurateur behind the wine bars Bottino and Zampa, has been shuttered for weeks and is now being gutted. [Jeremiah's Vanishing NY]

Seppi's in Le Parker Meridien Hotel quietly closed three weeks ago. A spokeswoman said several options for the space are being considered. [Crain's]

Pizzaiolo Salvatore Olivella, formerly of L'Asso, has opened 57 Napoli Pizza e Vino, where he'll turn out his famed round and skateboard-shaped pies, as well as his Nutella pie. [TONY]

Little Skips will bring Counter Culture coffee, "Bushwick Egg Creams," and whimsical sandwiches to Bushwick, and will double as an art and music venue. [TONY]

The team behind West Village mainstay Turks & Frogs has a new wine bar: The Drunken Horse. The list is close to 50 bottles strong, with almost half available by the glass. [Thrillist]

ABC Kitchen is the second restaurant helmed by Jean Georges Vongerichten to open in two weeks. The angle is green, as in organic, local, and sustainable. [NY Times]

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