Ditmas Park will get a new bar and music venue on Cortelyou Avenue. Bar Chord will open in La Nueva Union Bakery’s old location and will serve draft beers and bar snacks. The owners told Ditmas Park Corner that patrons can look forward to a jukebox and a regular event called “Wings and Strings” with beer, wings, and acoustic stylings. 1008 Cortelyou Ave., Brooklyn
Brooklyn meatery Burger Bistro made another home on the Upper East Side. Find the same burgers made from different kinds of meats, vegetables, and seafoods at the new location. Flo Flab reports that the menu also features a doughnut burger and ice cream sandwiches. 1663 First Ave.
Vanguard Wine Bar will open in Kips Bay on Thursday. The menu of small plates of tartines and flatbread pizzas is French-inspired from chef Soa Davies and the wine list is organized by style: Aromatic Whites, Mild-Mannered Reds, and so on. 530 Second Ave.
Westhampton pizza spot Pizzetteria Brunetti will open its first Manhattan location in Hudston Street. Its owners applied to transfer the existing liquor license at the now-closed Bistro de la Gere to their new business. But there’s no opening date just yet, according to Grub Street. 626 Hudson St.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 2, 2013