Open & Closed: Say Hello to By the Ounce; Goodbye to Zoe


Bouley Bakery now has a wine bar. By the Ounce serves wines, well, by the ounce, as well as snacks by Chef Shea Gallante, like charcuterie, cheese, and caviar, also sold by the ounce.
[NY Times]

A new taqueria on Avenue A has a Mexican wrestler theme. La Lucha serves Mexico City-style tacos, which means no guacamole, no sides of rice and beans, and no burritos.
[Urban Daddy]

The West Village outpost of Cafe Gitane has opened in the Jane Hotel. For now, it’s serving breakfast, but expect a full dinner service next week. The menu is the same as the original’s.

The Marlow & Sons team has opened Roman in the the old Bonita space. Roman will feature a farm-to-table New American menu modeled after traditional Italian dining.
[The Feed]

John Dempsey and Maren Powell of Vynl and El Centro have launched MXco on the Upper East Side. Graffiti, upmarket tacos, and margaritas make up the menu.
[The Feed]

Stephen and Thalia Loffredo’s baby, Zoe, in SoHo, is closing its doors after nearly 18 years in business. Neighborhood change was cited as the main reason.
[NY Times/Diner’s Journal]