Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
The Blue Donkey Bar on the Upper West Side has closed after complaints to police, specifically from a neighbor.
[West Side Rag via Eater]
The Upper East Side location of healthy pizza joint Slice: The Perfect Food has closed its doors. The owners are scouting a Williamsburg location.
Newish Williamsburg red-sauce place Trattoria 312 shuttered shortly after Motorino did across the street.
P & G Bar & Grill is calling it a day after relocating and surviving several temporary shutters. August 16 is the last day.
[Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]
Barzinho, in Tribeca, has been shuttered by the city marshal at the landlord’s behest after about a year and a half in business.
Motek creperie in the East Village did not make it too much past a year in operation. Poor Yelp reviews probably did not help this place’s cause.
Dolce Vizio Tiramisu, the all-tiramisu spot in the West Village, will offer free tiramisu to celebrate its opening this Saturday.
New York now has its first outpost of Chicago’s popular Molly’s Cupcakes in the West Village. Pick from five cake flavors, five frosting options, and various fillings.
The opening of Taverna de Bocco has been delayed, but this Neapolitan joint should open next Monday.
Felice Ristorante and Bar has opened its second location on the Upper East Side, with a menu of Tuscan-influenced fare.
Cedric, from the team behind Le Bilboquet, will bring French bistro fare and wine to Harlem’s “restaurant row.”
Hoboken is getting a sprawling beer hall with Pilsener Haus & Biergarten. The menu is Austro-Hungarian.
Red Farm, from the team behind Chinatown Brasserie, will offer whimsical dim sum, like truffle-okra-chicken-soup-filled shumai.