Open & Closed: Say Hello to Traif; Goodbye to Bushwick's Market Hotel
Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and taking their leaves this week.
The Market Hotel, a music hall in Bushwick, has been shut down for operating without a license. Promoter Todd Patrick hopes to relocate his events to Monster Island, off Kent Avenue. [Brooklyn Paper]
Alphabet City's The Sunburnt Calf now has an uptown outpost, bringing Aussie pub grub and suds to the Upper West Side. [TONY]
Traif in Williambsurg will specialize in all things not kosher, such as steak and latkes with king-crab béarnaise sauce, and crispy Thai-style pork belly. [TONY]
Tri Tip Grill will serve tri tip beef that's been smoked, then charred to perfection in various forms: over a bed of onions, on a homemade roll, or on a Caesar salad. [Thrillist]
Taureau is a new date-y BYOB spot in the East Village with a menu of meat, cheese, and chocolate fondues. [UrbanDaddy]
The Counting Room, yet another new bar in Williamsburg, will try to distinguish itself with a brunch of Milk Punch and French toast on a stick, and a Gourmet Popcorn cocktail. [Daily Candy]
Pa-Plern is the new Thai in the space formerly occupied by Thai on Clinton. Expect the usual: peanut dumplings, curry puffs, beef satay, and summer rolls. [With Leftovers via EV Grieve]
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