East Harlem Gets a Starbucks; Motorino Closes to Realign Itself

East Harlem: East Harlem’s first Starbucks opens tomorrow at East 96th Street and Lexington Avenue. [Curbed NY]


West Village: Magnolia Bakery introduces a belated Rosh Hashanah honey-cake cupcake, available through the end of the Yom Kippur fast on Saturday. [Grub Street]


East Village: South Brooklyn Pizza has started expanding into the space of its now closed next-door neighbor, Ruben’s Empanadas. [Eater NY]


Gowanus: Pie shop Four and Twenty Blackbirds is one of Bon Appétit’s "Top 10 Places for Pie in America." [Bon Appétit]

Williamsburg: The Graham Avenue location of Motorino plans to close temporarily in order to repair the building’s tilting walls. [Gothamist]


Ditmas Park: Café Tibet extends their weekday breakfasts to include Saturday mornings, starting this weekend. [Ditmas Park Blog]


Murray Hill: Lallisse, a restaurant featuring a selection of Mediterranean natural wines, will open at 161 Lexington Avenue. [Fork in the Road/VV]