Open and Closed: Say Hello to Crown, Goodbye to Shorty's .32
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know.
Midtown East is getting a new northern Italian. Carastina's menu will feature chilled lobster salad and roasted branzino. [TONY]
John DeLucie's new venture, Crown, is ready to open on the Upper East Side, helmed by ex-Gotham Bar and Grill chef Jason Hall and former Alto pastry chef Heather Bertinetti. [TONY]
The Earl of Sandwich outpost in Midtown features the chain's signatures, like the Original 1762 (roast beef, cheddar, horseradish sauce). [Midtown Lunch]
Brooklyn Stable is the latest new neighborhood bar in Williamsburg. In addition to beer on tap and small bites, there are flat-screens, an enclosed patio, and live music. [Eater]
Williamsburg welcomes the Saint Austere, specializing in European small-production wines and artisanal beers, as well as "refined" small plates. [TONY]
Schlitzes and PBRs will flow freely at Sigma Burger Pie, along with pub grub, like burgers, pizza, and wings. [TONY]
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