Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
JC Hibachi on Orchard Street looks shuttered, which might have something to do with the fact that Community Board 3 denied its application for a wine and beer license.
Italian restaurant Beppe is closing at the end of the month. Stratis Morfogen, the owner of Philippe, has taken over the lease and will reopen as a different Italian restaurant.
A $200,000 debt is forcing Ennio & Michael to close its doors after 32 years in operation in Greenwich Village.
Todd English’s latest venture is Ça Va in the InterContinental Times Square hotel. Chef de cuisine Victor LaPlaca will turn out mostly French standards.
Pizzeria Olio Pizza e Più has opened in the West Village with award-winning pizzaiolo Giulio Adriani at the helm. Dushan Zaric of Employees Only designed the cocktail list.
Honeychiles’ is a new Cajun in Williamsburg, located in the dive bar the Charleston. The menu includes smoked-cheddar-and-green-onion hush puppies and a variety of po’boys.
Laurent Tourondel’s latest, BLT Bar & Grill, will serve a balsamic-onion-and-mushroom-topped Shaft’s Blue Burger and a grilled cheese with double-smoked bacon.
Beny’s Delice is a new French bakery in Clinton Hill. Chef-owner David Benizeri did a stint in the kitchen at Ten Bells before deciding to open his own space.
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