Say Hello to The Sweetery, Lulu & Me


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

The Sweetery (433 West 34th Street) can now satisfy your cookie, cake, and sugary baked-good fix. The group behind the Eatery runs the new pastry shop.
[Zagat Buzz]

Clinton Hill just got smokier with the arrival of Little Brother BBQ.
[Grub Street]

Lulu & Me has started serving up paninis and bigger plates in the Flatiron District.

Melissa Rapoport, of now-shuttered Ozzie’s Coffee, plans on opening her own Park Slope café Friday.
[Grub Street]

Vanessa’s Dumplings has expanded to Brooklyn — and some people are really excited about this, calling it the “the best thing to happen to Williamsburg in years.”
[Here’s Williamsburg]