Open & Closed: Say Hello to B.A.D., Goodbye to the Archive Café


Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.

The Archive Café in Bushwick has shuttered, due to alleged “ongoing financial issues.” New owners will open a new café in the space soon.

Cube 63 on the Lower East Side has closed, and the owner is reportedly moving his business to Toronto.

B.A.D. will bring “Breakfast All Day” to Williamsburg, serving omelets and pancakes — as well as several vegan options — until the wee hours.

The Meatpacking District’s Bill’s Bar & Burger is opening a Rockefeller Center outpost, offering the same smashed Pat LaFrieda burgers as at the original.

The Upper East Side is getting a new Korean-accented spot with Helen’s Rice and Noodles. Expect $9 lunch boxes, bibimbap, and japchae, as well as ramen and sushi.
[Midtown Lunch]

The Atlantic Grill has debuted in the space formerly occupied by O’Neals on the Upper West Side. It boasts two bars, a separate sushi bar, and 290 seats.

The new incarnation of Caffé on the Green in Bayside is Valentino’s on the Green, named for Rudolph Valentino, who once lived there.
[Grub Street]

MPD, which apparently stands for “mon petit déjeuner” and not Meatpacking District, will serve a late-night menu of truffled tater tots and other snacks.

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