Pie Face, Australia’s 24-hour pie shop and café opened its second U.S. location in New York’s Murray Hill neighborhood on Tuesday. The new kid on the takeout-shop block, which opened its first stateside location in midtown Manhattan in January 2012, is now serving up its popular Australian pies in the heart of Murray Hill at 34th Street and Third Avenue. 509 Third Avenue.
Koi Soho has opened up at the Trump SoHo. Executive chef Robb Lucas deconstructs traditional Japanese preparations and and infuses modern California accents. Fans of Koi’s signature dishes will be excited to find their favorites offered downtown, including crispy rice with spicy tuna ($16), baked crab rolls ($9), hamachi fusion, and miso-bronzed black cod ($28). 246 Spring Street.
After being in a soft-opening phase this summer, Principessa, which serves Italian cuisine, is officially announcing its grand opening this week and kicking off with a brunch celebration this coming weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and 23, it will offer a $15 gourmet bacon, egg, and cheese pizza with Prosecco pairing. The restaurant is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday. 199 Prince Street.
The Flatiron Room has opened today. It’s offering more than 400 bottles of the whiskey, barrel-aged cocktails, and live jazz. 37 West 26th Street. [Tasting Table]
Evelyn Drinkery has opened up in the East Village. It will be serving up cocktails and replacing previous tenant, TenEleven. 171 Avenue C. [EV Grieve]