Daddy Gaga’s Joanne and Caffe Bene Open


Lady Gaga’s father and chef Art Smith’s buzzy new restaurant, Joanne, is open on the Upper West Side. Though it’s already been bashed by the Post‘s Steve Cuozzo, who reportedly snuck into friends-and-family night.
[Eater NY]

According to Grub Street, Korean import Caffe Bene is now open for Times Square tourists.
[Grub Street]

One Girl Cookies is now peddling its sugary wares to DUMBO cookie monsters.
[Grub Street]

Our very own Robert Sietsema reports that Greenwich Village Mexican-sandwich shop Tortaria opened this week, bringing with it a lineup that includes a torta burger as well as taquitos.
[Fork in the Road]