Say Hello to Burnside Brooklyn, The Smith Midtown, Ventanas


Here are the latest newcomers to New York City’s cutthroat dining scene. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know.

Plenty is a new bakery on the Upper East Side, offering crumb cake, rugelach, and layer cakes.
[NY Times]

Williamsburg is getting a Midwestern-themed bar in Burnside Brooklyn, which will offer Juicy Lucy burgers, Sheboygan brats, and Midwestern beer.

Cooper’s Craft & Kitchen, near Cooper Square, is an American gastropub specializing in craft beer and British fare (despite the chef hailing from Rhong Tiam).

Tribeca has a new intimate osteria serving Neapolitan-style pizza, Caprese salad, and panini.

Saint Germain French Bistro brings casual French standards to Bay Ridge, like steak au poivre and croque-monsieur.

The Smith‘s new Midtown outpost will serve the same menu of pastas, burgers, and steaks, plus a raw bar.
[NY Times]

Kobeyaki, in Chelsea, is a casual and takeout sushi and rice-bowl spot by day that turns into an izakaya at night.
[NY Times]

The High Line has a new Mediterranean tapas place below it. Ventanas will offer oxtail empanadas, short rib shish kebabs, and belly dancers.

Wall Streeters now have a dog-themed bar to escape protesters in. Growler Bites & Brews specializes in craft beers and dog-themed cocktails.
[Grub Street]

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