The team behind Lokal in Greenpoint will soon open a Mexican place at 52 Nassau Avenue. Expect tacos, burritos, and quesadillas made from locally sourced ingredients.
The 5 & Diamond is now open with Ryan Skeen at the helm. This is Skeen’s fourth restaurant in twice as many seasons.
Le Da Nang has opened in the East Village, specializing in Central Vietnamese fare, such as sauteed eggplant and fried tofu, and minced-shrimp-and-chicken “Da Nang fritters.”
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Lowlands has arrived in Gowanus, featuring a “wackadoo arrangement of things,” such as church-pew banquettes and green tasseled light fixtures, as well as a dozen tap beers.
On Michael Huynh watch, the latest is D.O.B. 111. Jennifer Hill, who was at Bar Bao, will turn out French-Vietnamese fusion dishes, such as beef carpaccio with lemongrass.