Say Hello to Burnside Brooklyn, The Smith Midtown, Ventanas


Here are the latest newcomers to New York City’s cutthroat dining scene.

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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