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Kips Bay

  1. nightlife
    This Sports Bar Was Struggling — Until It Went Kosher and Business Took OffRevenue has skyrocketed ever since the owners of Promenade Bar and Grill decided to seek a kosher certification.
  2. Openings
    Angelo Romano’s New PizzeriaThe former Pines chef will open his latest spot next week.
  3. Openings
    What to Eat at the Three Hens, Opening Tomorrow in Kips BaySee the menus, and scope out some dishes and the space in our slideshow.
  4. Openings
    Mia Chef Gelataria Brings Cap’N Crunch Gelato and Hungarian Pastries toAn offshoot of the Israeli gelato giant Aldo.
  5. Closings
    Ten Ten Does Not WinAn Asian take-out joint with a Josh Eden menu lasts just a handful of months.
  6. Neighborhood Watch
    Fairway Does Not Fear Trader Joe’s; Now Luca Lounge Is Cooking WithPlus: Igloo bar coming to Rockefeller Center, and Ziggiz diner closes, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    Bruni Down With Lunch at Craft; Blue Ribbon to Open This Week in Columbus CircleClinton Hill: A Nigerian restaurant, EN of Africa, is opening on the corner of Cumberland and Lafayette, and there’s relief that it’s not another French spot. [Clinton Hill Blog] Flatiron: Frank Bruni finds the newly instated lunch at Craft a good, logical fit, in that “Craft doesn’t project the kind of fussiness — on the plate or in terms of décor — that can feel more stilted and constraining at lunch than at dinner.” [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Hell’s Kitchen: Xai Xai, a new wine bar, has opened up. [Endless Simmer] Murray Hill/Kips Bay: From November 7 to 10, the Champagne room at Country will be transformed into a bonbon shop where you can pair pastry chef Hsing Chen’s house-made chocolates with specialty cocktails or order a chocolate tasting menu as part of a collaboration with the upcoming Chocolate Show. [Grub Street] Park Slope: Katina’s seems to have been taken over by super Greek diner Purity and may now be called Little Purity. [Grub Street] Upper West Side: Blue Ribbon Six Columbus is poised to open this week, and here’s a sneak peak of the interior. [Zagat] West Village: Mary’s Dairy has closed both of its locations supposedly because the shops weren’t making enough money. Can ice-cream-only stores no longer cut it? Mary’s comes on the heels of Emack & Bolio’s Seventh Avenue closure and Ben & Jerry’s Bleecker Street failure. [Eater] Williamsburg: Three of the ten-plus restaurants that serve sushi in the nabe made the cut in this Brooklyn raw-fish roundup. [Gridskipper]
  8. Neighborhood Watch
    Dumbo to Land Williamsburg’s GalapagosAmagansett: Pacific East has amped up its cocktail menu with such specialty additions as the Havana Mojito, which combines rum, mint, and sugar. [Hamptons.com] Brooklyn Heights: Five Guys burger shop still working on renovations of its Montague Street space. [Brooklyn Heights Blog] Dumbo: Twelve-year-old art bar Galapagos will move from Williamsburg to a building over 100 years old at 16 Main Street. [Dumbo NYC] East Village: “Frozen Yorgurt” coming soon to 34½ St. Marks near newly opened Good Dog. [Grub Street] Murray Hill: The Kitano’s roof decks are now open for catered clambakes and cookouts. [NYT] Park Slope: Fifth Avenue has a lineup of new restaurants, including A La Turka, whose Turkish sandwiches come on home-baked sesame-dappled bread. [NYS]