Luna Sur Latin Bistro Opens in Hell’s Kitchen; Calexico Comes to the Lower East Side


Luna Sur Latin Bistro opened last week in Hell’s Kitchen. The menu features Latin flavors with a mix of Peruvian, Spanish, Mexican, and Cuban dishes like empanadas, tacos, croquettes, and arroz con pollo. The restaurant will host a DJ on the weekends during “Latin Brunch,” and a back patio is open to greet the warm weather. 802 Ninth Avenue; 212-262-1299

European motorcycle-themed eatery Ton Up Cafe opened in the East Village, according to The Local EV. Owners Riccardo Pieroni and Federico Lopez Stefanelli designed the place after “café racers” who rode their bikes between cafés in Europe. Salads and crostini are named after bike companies, while panini names pay homage to superstars like Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley. 127 St. Marks Place

Boulevard Bistro opened yesterday on Lenox Avenue, Harlem Bespoke learned. The café serves breakfast and baked goods starting at 7 a.m., and is open for lunch and dinner. Salads, panini, and larger entrees like braised oxtail and chicken liver pâté are available later in the day. 239 Lenox Ave.; 212-678-6200

Calexico, the taco cart turned mini-chain, will open a new location on Thursday on the Lower East Side, Bowery Boogie reported. It’s the first Manhattan brick-and-mortar location for the eatery; its other outposts are in Greenpoint, Red Hook, and at the Barclays Center. 153 Rivington Street; 646-590-4172

Little Prince, a French restaurant from chef Paul Denamiel of Le Rivage, opened today in Soho. The menu features traditional Parisian dishes like steak tartare, French onion soup, and ratatouille. Foie gras prepared to resemble an Egg McMuffin is a house special. 199 Prince Street; 212-335-0566

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