Bar Sardine Opens; Cherry’s Williamsburg Location

Bar Sardine officially opened today in the former Chez Sardine space at 183 West 10th Street. The menu includes modern twists on bar snacks, like herbed French fries with mustard-maple aïoli. This weekend, it'll open at 2 p.m., but moving forward, it'll be open starting at noon. [Grub Street]

• Chelsea Japanese restaurant Cherry will open its Williamsburg location, Cherry Izakaya, tomorrow, July 25, at 138 North 8th Street. The vibe is more casual, with shareable dishes like duck kumquat gyoza. [DNAinfo]

• Mexican-Spanish restaurant El Paso on Houston Street has shuttered after several decades in business. [JVNY]