Boomer Esiason’s Stadium Grill opened its doors in Midtown today. They’re a sports bar with stadium style seating for 220 guests, an 80 foot long bar, a real time sports ticker, and 29 HD television screens. The menu features an upscale twist on classic sporting favorites including the Boomer Burger and Beat Philly Cheesesteak. 222 West 44th Street.
Café Spice Dosateria and Lassi Bar opened at the Whole Foods Market Tribeca location earlier this week. The new in-store venue offers authentic, made-to-order Indian street food–including a variety of dosas, uttapams, lassi, and drinks. he menu ranges in price from $4-$11.95. 270 Greenwich Street, New York.
Ken Friedman and April Bloomfield have been brought on by The Pod 39 to operate their rooftop bar. Cocktails are by Hotel Delmano’s Sam Anderson and the rooftop will be offering an array of international tacos in a couple of weeks. 145 East 39th Street.
Josie’s, which used to be Joe’s Bar, has opened up in the East Village. 520 E. Sixth Street, New York. [The Local East Village]
A new coffee shop opened this week at the Lower East Side. It’s called 12 Corners and serves Kobricks Coffee. The business will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. every day. 155 East Broadway, New York. [The Lo-Down]
Rustic and health-centric talian restaurant Chió has opened up in Brooklyn’s Columbia Street Waterfront District. They serve up handmade pastas such as saffron scented chittara and potato gnocchi. 117 Columbia Street, Brooklyn. [Tasting Table]
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 5, 2012