Open and Closed: Say Hello to The Cardinal, Goodbye to Bar Carrera
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
Williamsburg coffee shop and live jazz spot Blackbird Parlor has been closed and the phone disconnected. A Starbucks might be moving in. [Eater]
Fay Da Bakery, in Midtown, is no longer sharing a space with Lunch Box Buffet. They plan on moving nearby. [Midtown Lunch]
Piano Due and its accompanying bar, Palio, are no more. Apparently, they've been closed since May and no one noticed. [Zagat Buzz]
Sam Bahri's Steakhouse arrives in the West Village, offering "classic American dishes with a subtle French flair." [Eater]
Del Frisco's Grille, an offshoot of the steak chain, has opened in Rockefeller Plaza with a casual menu. [NY Times]
Murray Hill gets a new sports bar with Highland Park, which features 24 TVs, 22 draft beers, 46 whiskeys, and fancy pub grub. [TONY]
The East Village is getting a new Singaporean restaurant with Masak. Dishes will include tamarind-braised pork leg and grilled whole fish stuffed with sambal. [TONY]
Zito's Sandwich Shoppe is opening in Park Slope, specializing in locally cured meats from Faicco's Italian Specialties, Salumeria Biellese, and Ottamanelli & Sons. [TONY]
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