Open & Closed: Say Hello to Dutch Boy Burger; Goodbye to Mezcals

Mezcals, a Mexican restaurant on Atlantic Avenue, has shuttered. According to a neighbor, the "lease ran out and the rent skyrocketed." [Lost City]

Agnes and Eva's Cafe in the East Village has closed after not quite a year in operation. The place was run by a mother-daughter team, featuring brunch, jazz, and WiFi. [EV Grieve]

Dutch Boy Burgers: what Franklin Park's been missing.
Dutch Boy Burgers: what Franklin Park's been missing.

Matthew Roff of Franklin Park has expanded the Crown Heights beer garden with Dutch Boy Burger, serving seven-ounce burgers and Blue Marble ice cream milkshakes. [TONY]

The owners of Gama at 12 St. Marks Place, which has been closed, have now reopened the place as Hirai Mong Fusion Bar and Restaurant. [EV Grieve]

The Lizarran tapas chain has set up its first New York location in the old Cendrillon space. Pintxos include Basque chistorra sausage and Andalusian fried squid. [Thrillist]

Another chain, Kyochon, which boasts more than 1,000 Korean fried chicken restaurants, is launching its American flagship not far from the bustle of Koreatown's main drag. [NY Times]

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