Open & Closed: Say Hello to Zengo; Goodbye to Lusso

Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and taking their leaves this week. It might be curtains for Great Wall on Henry Street, which has been shuttered by the DoH for a total of 58 violations, including evidence of roaches and inadequate staff hygiene. [Brooklyn Heights Blog]

Open & Closed: Say Hello to Zengo; Goodbye to Lusso

Lusso, the Italian that operated out of the cursed corner of West Broadway and Grand Street, appears to have closed. [Eater]

Michael Huynh's BarBao on the Upper West Side has shuttered. Huynh says he's been out for a few months but is still trying to negotiate the lease with the landlord. [Eater]

Zengo, the Latin American-Asian fusion place cheffed by Akhtar Nawab, is coming on Tuesday, serving dim sum that includes tacos, empanadas, and arepas. [NY Times]

Peaches HotHouse is a new "juke joint" in Bed-Stuy by the owners of nearby Peaches. Expect Southern-style favorites and, upon liquor license approval, an array of bourbons. [TONY]

Balaboosta brings Mediterranean Middle Eastern to Nolita, such as mussels in harissa broth, grilled merguez, and chicken with paella-style barley. [NY Times]

The two brothers behind Bar Great Harry in Cobble Hill, have opened Mission Dolores, a new Park Slope beer garden featuring a rotating cask pulled ale. [Thrillist]

The long-awaited cocktail bar Dram in the former Chickenbone Cafe space in Williamsburg has finally debuted with a menu of classic, tiki, and signature cocktails. [Thrillist]

Nicholas Morgenstern of General Greene will open a second ice cream truck parked outside Five Leaves in Greenpoint starting this spring. [Paper]

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