Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
Chilean sandwich shop Barros Luco in Midtown has closed after a little more than a year in operation.
Galaxy Global Eatery, a restaurant specializing in hemp-based cuisine, has closed after 15 years in business.
La Barra Cevicheria on the Lower East Side has also given up the ghost after just two years.
Taqueria Reis, the third incarnation of the space next to Bar Reis, has shuttered. Kitchen Reis and Reis 100 Sandwich Factory were also unsuccessful.
Chelsea mainstay Cabo Rojo has closed its doors after 51 years in business after reportedly losing its lease.
Tony’s Di Napoli on the Upper East Side has fallen prey to the Second Avenue subway line. A station will take its place.
Lawrence Bondulich of Bin 71 and Barcibo Enoteca on the Upper West Side has opened Bar’rique, a more elaborate wine bar in the West Village.
La Silhouette is a newcomer from two Le Bernardin alums. Expect French-accented dishes like Burgundy snail risotto and veal cheek blanquette.
Bourbon Coffee brings more fair-trade coffee to the West Village, this time from Rwanda. Sandwiches, salads, soups, and homemade pastries are also on offer.
NYU students have a new lunch option. Fredi Sandwich Bar offers an array of sandwiches, from a pork meatball banh mi to tandoori chicken salad. [TONY]
The Garden Spot Café has opened in the space formerly occupied by Greenpoint Coffee Shop. It will serve Dallis Bros coffee and Serendipity teas.
The Rum House has reopened after its shutter last summer. The owners of Ward III have reinvented the space and cocktail menu with twists on classics.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 14, 2011