Open & Closed: Say Hello to Cafe Regular du Nord; Goodbye to Village
Cafe Regular Du Nord has opened about a mile north of the original Cafe Regular. The new location was opened by Richard O'Connell, brother of Martin, who owns Regular. [Grub Street]
Fashion designer Marc Bagutta is opening an eatery in the former Cafe Fresh space in Morningside Heights. Cafe Bagutta will serve up continental cuisine, coffee, and wine seven days a week, as well as "the soul, and the music of old Spanish Harlem." [The Bwog via Eater]
Rene Hernandez, El Bulli-trained chef-owner of Don Pedro's on the Upper East Side, will open Crudo next week, a Euro-Caribbean restaurant specializing in raw fish and small plates, such as tuna tartare, Chilean sea bass ceviche, and salmon tiraditos. [Thrillist]
West Village mainstay Village has shuttered after a decade of operation because the landlord tried to renew the lease at double the former rent, which the owners say "the current business environment would not allow us to do." [Eater]
City Burger in Midtown will apparently shut down to make room for the Schnitzel Glatt Kosher Express. The Abitino's, which owns City Burger, said the Pat LaFrieda-sourced burger joint was sold. [Midtown Lunch]
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