Open & Closed: Say Hello to Ciano, Goodbye to Donald Sacks
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
Thomas Beisl, once the go-to BAM dinner reservation, has been replaced by Berlyn, another Germanic eatery serving dishes likes corned beef and maultaschen. [NY Times]
The long-awaited Ciano by Shea Gallante is finally here. Dishes include buccatini with zucchini and saffron, and baked fuzi with sausage and broccoli rabe. [Grub Street]
Dubuque, a new burger joint in Carroll Gardens, is serving lamb, pork, and beef burgers -- all for around $12. [Bownstoner]
Former Beatrice Inn doorman Angelo Bianchi is involved in a new pizzeria in Nolita called Rubirosa. [Grub Street]
Sosta has opened in Boerum Hill, specializing in pizza, antipasti, salads, and panini. For now, it's just doing lunch. [Cobble Hill]
Bed-Stuy has a new café. Brooklyn Stoops offers the usual: coffees, teas, smoothies, bagels, sandwiches, and other baked goods. [Bed-Stuy Blog]
Good Beer NYC is bringing, well, good beer to the East Village. Expect craft suds from Smuttynose, Captain Lawrence, and Sixpoint alongside grass-fed sausage and local cheese. [Thrillist]
The team behind the now-defunct Elatteria is debuting Carmine Club Café, with a menu of Mediterranean dishes, like charred octopus and oxtail braised with unsweetened cocoa. [DailyCandy]
Heartbreak Restaurant will bring German-, French-, and Swiss-accented fare to the East Village with dishes like cheese fondue and short-rib sauerbraten. [TONY]
Chicago transplant Christian Ragano is opening New York Central in the Grand Hyatt hotel. [TONY]
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